Ulyanovsk region can become a permanent discussion and expert platform on renewable energy sources
The Governor Sergey Morozov announced this information in Moscow at the meeting of the ARWE 2019 Organizing Committee, which will be carried out in the region from 22 to 24 May. The event took place within TechnoDay.
Sergey Morozov noted that “over the recent years Ulyanovsk Region has significantly progressed in renewable energy sector development: draft legislation proposals were made, technology partners were attracted, and comfortable environment was created for investor activity in the region’s territory”.
"Through ARWE, we want to establish a permanent discussion and expert platform on renewable energy sources in Ulyanovsk. The forum will present results of alternative energy development in the region and Russia today", – the Governor said.
The discussion was attended by Igor Bryzgunov (Chairman of the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI)), Vladimir Zatynayko (Director General of AO “Elektrifikatsiya”), Vadim Pavlov (Digital and Technology Development Advisor to the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region), representatives of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, Renewable Energy Development Association (REDA), Global Energy Association, HSE NRU Center for Renewable Energy Development, AO “SO UPS”, NP “Solar Energy Industry Enterprises Association”, as well as the leading companies in the energy sector - NovaWind (Rosatom), Vestas Rus, and Fortum.
The participants discussed a number of organizational issues and the Forum’s business programme, and then approved Volga-Sport-Arena as the main venue of the event. ARWE 2019 plenary session will focus on support measures for power generation with the use of renewable energy sources. The Forum’s agenda will also include discussion of the key stages of components localization for wind power generators in Russia and improvement of interaction between suppliers and the industry's key customers.
“ARWE Forum is held for the second time, but it is the first year when the region provides such great support. We can see that Ulyanovsk region has become a launchpad for RES development countrywide. More than 500 guests have been invited to participate in the Forum. They include representatives of energy companies from Russia and abroad, as well as market regulators, investors, analysts, and experts,” - said Vladimir Zatynayko, Director General of AO "Elektrifikatsiya".
RAWI Chairman Igor Bryzgunov noted that ARWE 2019 will be held in the form of a three-day-long exhibition; there will be an extensive business programme based on the current global changes in the RES market.
The international forum on renewable energy sources is held with support of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Roscongress Foundation and ULNANOTECH Ulyanovsk Technology Transfer Center.
The Forum is organized by AO "Elektrifikatsiya", one of the major Russian congress and exhibition project operators, and Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI). Regional Technology Development Agency will coordinate preparation and implementation on behalf of the Ulyanovsk region.