Outcomes of the II BRICS Youth Energy Summit

4-5 October, 2019 the City of Moscow, Russian Federation, welcomed the delegations to the II BRICS YEA Summit as part of the "Russian Energy Week" International Forum Youth Day

 

The II BRICS YEA Summit, which was successfully held on the 5th of October 2019, became the central event of the “Russian Energy Week” International Forum Youth Day 2019. An annual BRICS Youth Energy Agency Summit has proved to be a unique BRICS event on youth energy cooperation.

The major BRICS energy event became possible as result of collaboration to the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of Russia (Rosmolodezh), Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the BRICS Youth Energy Agency.

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@ Digital substation "Medvedevskaya", PJSC "Rosseti"

4 October, 2019

Thanking PJSC "Rosseti" for the chance to visit its infrastructure 

4 October, 2019

Around the halls of the substation

4 October, 2019

  • Visiting innovative sights of the JSC "Rosseti" and "Gazprom GMT" Ltd.

    In the run-up to the Summit, on October 4, the BRICS YEA and the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation prepared for the delegates the insightful ‘energy’ sightseeing program across innovative energy facilities in Moscow and the Moscow Region. The delegates visited the digital substation “Medvedevskaya” of the “Rosseti – Moscow Region” and the Gas Motor Fuel Station “Gazprom-GMT”.

  • Business programme

    The Business Programme of the II BRICS YEA Summit aimed at development youth cooperation in the energy sphere, densifying contacts on that level and creating environment for scientific researches in the field of energy.

    The Summit was solemnly opened by the Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Mr. Anton Inyutsyn, the Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of Russia Mr. Andrei Platonov; the Head of Department for Youth Programs Implementation and Development of Public Diplomacy Mr. Vitaly Solonetskiy; Manager, Public & International Relations, Office of the CEO, National Youth Development Agency of the Republic of South Africa Mr. Phetole Seodi; CEO, «Tetra Solar Co.» Ltd., Co-founder, «Tetra Electronics Technology Co.» Ltd., Member of Board, «CGE Peace Development Foundation», Member of Board, «Women in Renewables Asia» (WiRA), Member of All-China Youth Federation Wu Yumeng and the representatives of the BRICS academia and science communities, i.e. Head of Department for Youth Policy, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr. Stanislav Surovtsev; Researcher, GEBRICS/USP, University of São Paulo Ms. Elen de Paula Bueno,; Assistant Professor, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Amandeep Singh Oberoi.

    Over 100 young scientists and students from 13 universities of the BRICS countries with the help of young specialists and experts from energy industry developed the Global Youth Energy Development Forecast named “BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2019”, which presentation became a central event of the Summit. Honours to the best team of researchers (from GEBRICS/USP, University of São Paulo, Federal Republic of Brazil) were bestowed by the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation H.E. Alexander Novak and the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation H.E. Mikhail Kotyukov.

    Also, within the framework of the Summit were held such events as:

    • Plenary discussion “Energy 4.0 – Future of the Industry viewed by BRICS+ Youth”;
    • Round-table discussion “Frameworks for cooperation of young professionals and scientists in the digital era”;
    • Presentation of the Concept of BRICS YEA activities on youth energy cooperation in 2020, in which the Russian Federation will accept the Presidency in BRICS from Brazil.
  • Participants

    42 speakers, 90 delegates, among them 20 foreign participants (from Brazil - 4 , from South Africa - 4, India - 5, China - 2, Egypt - 2, Turkey - 1, Bulgaria - 1, Kazakhstan - 1), of which 16 people are participants of the Rossotrudnichestvo program "New Generation 2019", 4 people - at their own expense) and 68 Russian participants (representatives of fuel and energy companies and universities). According to the Roscongress Foundation, more than 350 participants registered for the Summit events as observers.

    The delegates of the Summit represented 7 countries: the Russian Federation, Federal Republic of Brazil, Republic of India, China, Republic of South Africa, Egypt and Republic of Turkey, and the following universities:

    1. MGIMO-University (Russia),
    2. Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Russia),
    3. Higher School of Economics (Russia),
    4. Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Russia),
    5. Kazan State Power Engineering University (Russia),
    6. University of São Paulo (Federal Republic of Brazil),
    7. University of Campinas (Brazil),
    8. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Republic of India),
    9. JIS College of Engineering (Republic of India),
    10. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (India),
    11. University of Hindu (Republic of India),
    12. University of South Africa (Republic of South Africa),
    13. University of Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa),
    14. University of Pretoria (South Africa),
    15. Tsinghua University (China),
    16. University of Abant Izzet Baysal (Turkey),
    17. University of Helwan (Egypt).

    Also, the Summit was attended by foreign delegates, representing the National Youth Development Agency (Republic of South Africa), International Municipal Secretariat of Sao Paulo (Federal Republic of Brazil), All-China Youth Federation (PRC).

    Among the participants were the representatives of following organizations: the energy companies such as State Corporation “Rosatom”, PJSC “Gazprom Neft”, PJSC “Rosneft”, PJSC “RusHydro”, PJSC “Transneft”, JSC “Zarubezhneft”, PJSC “Rosseti”, “NIIgasekonomika” Ltd., ANCO “Platform NTI”, “Tetra Solar Co.”, also public and scientific organizations: Competence Center for Technological Development of the Fuel and Energy Complex (Russia), Coal Detection and Efficient Utilization, China Coal Technology & Engineering Group (Republic of China), Federal Digital Economy Clubs Movement «Digital Generation», «Women in Renewables Asia» (WiRA).

  • Agreements and documents

    In the frames of the Summit a series of BRICS YEA cooperation agreements were signed with the partners, those are:

    1. Memorandum on Cooperation between BRICS YEA and the Rosatom Youth Council;
    2. Memorandum on Cooperation between BRICS YEA and the National Youth Development Agency of the Republic of South Africa;
    3. Agreement on Establishment of the National Representation Office of the BRICS YEA in the Republic of South Africa.

    In the frames of the Summit the following documents were presented:

    1. BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2019,
    2. The Concept of BRICS YEA activities on youth energy cooperation in 2020.
  •  Outlook-2019

    Short vitae — BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2019

    List of the topics of the international forecast:

    1. RES: limits of competition with traditional energy sources
    2. Development of clean coal technologies
    3. Hydrogen energy: challenges and prospects of development
    4. Competition of motor fuels: oil, gas, electricity, hydrogen
    5. Development of markets and technologies of gas fuel
    6. Electric transport and infrastructure of electric filling stations
    7. Improving the energy efficiency of the economy
    8. Cybersecurity problems in the fuel and energy sector
    9. Digital energy and prospects for the development of intelligent electric networks
    10. Prospects, mechanisms and challenges of gasification
    11. Development, survivability and safety of electric power systems
    12. Potential, trends and promising technologies of oil exploration and production

    List of universities and organisations that participated in the development of the Outlook:

    1. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Republic of India),
    2. JIS College of Engineering (Republic of India),
    3. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (India),
    4. North-West University (Republic of South Africa),
    5. University of Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa),
    6. University of Pretoria (South Africa),
    7. Federal University of Latin American integration (Brazil),
    8. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil),
    9. Kazan State Power Engineering University (Russia),
    10. MGIMO University (Russia),
    11. Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Russia),
    12. Higher School of Economics (Russia),
    13. PJSC "Gazprom Oil" (Russia),
    14. PJSC "NLMK Group" (Russia),
    15. PJSC "Transneft"
  • Media coverage

    The information support was provided during the Summit: the BRICS YEA staff media group, media group of Rossotrudnichestvo and also a filming group TV BRICS worked directly at the event. As a result, there are 75 mentions of the 2nd BRICS YEA Summit published by a variety of information resources (federal and regional media, profile Media, the Internet, the websites of the Agency partners etc.)