International Wind Power Forum ARWE to take place in the Ulyanovsk region in 2019
On 24 May at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Governor Sergey Morozov and the Director General of AO "Elektrifikatsiya" Vladimir Zatynayko signed the agreement.
“The Ulyanovsk region can be considered as the founder of a new industry, which is new for Russia. We have created the country's first wind farm. And I am glad that now we have an amazing partner. We will work together along with other foreign and Russian companies to promote renewable energy sector. Of course, we will do our best to ensure that conferences, forums, and various expert platforms are held in our region at the highest organizational level and that they will attract the maximum number of participants from all parts of the world. Our partners have experience, knowledge and desire to work. These three components prove that we are on the right track”, - the Governor Sergey Morozov noted.
The document provides cooperation in organization of the ARWE-2019 with assistance of the Russian Association of wind power industry. The event, which aims to develop renewable power generation in Russia and to promote implementation of projects in this sphere, will take place in the second quarter of 2019 at ULNANOTECH, Ulyanovsk nanotechnology center.
The organizers are planning that ARWE-2019 will include a congress, an exhibition and a technical tour.
According to Vladimir Zatynayko, such events promote exchange of information about new technologies and innovations, gives a unique opportunity for dialogue between experts, authorities and key players of the industry. In addition, congress and exhibition activities show openness of the region, creates new opportunities for partnership and implementation of investment projects by creating an innovative image for certain regions and Russia in general.
“AO "Elektrifikatsiya" as one of the leading organizers of congress and exhibition activities in the field of power engineering, has offered Sergey Ivanovich Morozov to hold ARWE, the largest international forum on wind power industry, – in the territory of the Ulyanovsk region in 2019. I am sure that our joint efforts aimed to carry out this event will promote development of wind power engineering not only in the Ulyanovsk region, but also in other Russian regions. It will help to also attract investments to the industry”, - the Director General of AO "Elektrifikatsiya" noted.
Today the Ulyanovsk region is working to create Russia's first wind power cluster. In particular, the first 35-megawatt wind farm has been put into operation. In summer, Fortum and RUSNANO will start construction of another wind farm with the capacity of 50 megawatts. In the future, it is planned to create a number of wind farms in districts of the region. Localization of production of components for this branch and training of skilled workers are also carried out.
As a reference:AO "Elektrifikatsiya" is one of the largest organizers of congress and exhibition projects in the field of power engineering. These include the Russian Power Week, ENES, the All-Russian festival of energy saving #ВместеЯрче (#BrighterTogether) and others.