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IYF 2015: Visit to Beijing

A business meeting of the International Youth Energy Forum delegates ended in Beijing on May 21, 2015. The Forum is an annual event organised by OAO Rosseti that brings together the best young professionals from major national energy companies of Europe and Asia.

The teams of young power engineers, who stayed in Beijing from May 17 to May 21, took part in project work at the Training Centre of the State Grid Corporation of China, met the Corporation's Chief Engineer, and visited innovative power sites. There was a cultural itinerary for the Forum delegates.

"The Great Wall is damaged in several places, which makes it possible to connect Russia and China with electric grid here," commented a participant from Rosseti team Alexey Kondarev, the Head of Capital Construction, Kubanenergo branch (Krasnodar Power Grids), during the Great Wall tour.

The International Youth Forum in 2015 is dedicated to the integration of national energy systems, with the key subject being Designing Energy Systems of the Future and Integration: Unlimited Opportunities? The main task for the Forum participants is to develop a project of an energy system of the future and identify integration areas for national energy systems. Willing to learn more about energy system peculiarities, the participants will visit Moscow, Beijing, and Paris in May and June 2015.

The Beijing stage of the International Youth Energy Forum wrapped up today, on May 21, was the second event after a similar meeting in Moscow. The next stage will take place in Paris in the first decade of June. The final round of the International Youth Energy Forum will be hosted in St. Petersburg in June during SPIEF-2015.

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