TOMSK, Dec 23 –
RIA Tomsk. More than 350 scientists and companies of Russia
participate in the first scientific and practical conference "Hydrogen.
Technologies. Future", which opened at TPU; as Tomsk Governor Sergey
Zhvachkin emphasized, to take a noticeable place in the future hydrogen energy
market, the regions should join forces, the correspondent reports from the
Earlier it was
reported that an online conference "Hydrogen. Technologies. Future"
was opened at Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) on Thursday. Participants – are
representatives of universities, institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Industry and Trade, heads
of the Sakhalin, Samara, Novosibirsk, Tomsk regions and St. Petersburg,
companies relying on hydrogen energy – Gazprom, Gapromneft, SIBUR, Russian
Railways, Severstal, Rosatom.
hydrogen energy technologies to be a new specialization of the economy.
According to experts, new hydrogen energy markets will be formed in the next
ten years. I am convinced that through our projects in partnership with major
Russian business players, we must become participants in this global market. To
do this, it is necessary to combine the competitive advantages of the
regions", – Zhvachkin said.
correspondent reports, at the conference within two days more than 350
scientists and representatives of industrial companies will discuss
technologies for hydrogen energy and the prospects for its development in the
country. Four sections are devoted to technologies for obtaining, transporting,
storing and using hydrogen, as well as issues of safety of hydrogen
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development of hydrogen technologies is becoming a new big story for the
Russian Federation. It is fundamentally important for us in the near future to
determine the national rates for the export of raw materials, the potential of
the domestic market for hydrogen, a set of technological solutions", – Special
Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Digital and
Technological Development Dmitry Peskov said at the opening of the conference.
is one of the leading directions in the development of environmentally friendly
methods of generating energy. The UN Framework Convention, signed by Russia in
2015, envisages a multiple reduction of carbon emissions from electricity
generation in the next decade. Hydrogen, on the other hand, is a low-carbon
fuel and is also the most abundant element in nature, the reserves of which are