On June 18, 2015 Oleg Budargin, General Director of JSC Rosseti , awarded the winners of the International Youth Forum in St. Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Accoring to the final decision of the international jury the team of China was given the Grand Prix as a result of competition of the projects on future energy systems. The team proposed to create a global control center , a kind of energy internet, which would help to solve the key problems of the integration of national energy systems.
"It's important that all of you support the idea of integration, - said Oleg Budargin, General Director of JSC Rosseti. - This is one of the directions of the electric power industry of the future - integration will allow us to create a new philosophy of building energy systems and take advantage of national systems in order to achieve fair tariffs, reliable operation and high-quality electricity". He also noted that the professional level of participants allowed talking about the youth forum as an energy club of leaders of the XXI century.
During the awards ceremony the forum participants were awarded certificates and souvenirs, and the winning team received a certificate for an internship in Sochi.
Chairman of the jury, Dean of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Andrei Sharonov stressed the importance of this project organised by JSC Rosseti: "This stimulates the interest of employees; it helps to build relationships with the major European and international companies and creates a kind of trust in the way that ideas discussed here will be implemented in the future".