OREANDA-NEWS. IDGC of Centre’s delegation also participated in the congress. The main speakers of the plenary session "The Energy of the Future. The actual agenda of the technological revolution" included Dmitry Rybnikov, Deputy Chief Engineer for Technological Development and Innovation, and Alexander Rudnevsky, Director of the branch "Kurskenergo". The moderator of the plenary session was Natalia Yakshina, Head of the Department of Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Improvement of IDGC of Centre and IDGC of Centre and Volga Region.

The main topic of the plenary meeting was the discussion of ways to solve energy problems related to the intensive development of urban infrastructure and digital technologies.

Dmitry Rybnikov told participants of the congress about IDGC of Centre’s projects on implementation of innovative technologies, the purpose of which is to provide high reliability of power supply. In particular, he mentioned the activities related to point upgrading and increasing the level of automation.

Alexander Rudnevsky’s speech was devoted to innovations implemented by Kurskenergo during modernization in the power grid complex of the Kursk region. The speech, in particular, was about multi-chamber arresters, reclosers, energy-efficient transformers. The information of IDGC of Centre’s representatives caused interest among the forum’s participants.

SWSU conducts the International Youth Congress "Energy Security" with the official support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Its goal is to promote a dialogue between the state, science and business to ensure the development of sustainable energy supply to the regions and enhance the country’s energy security, taking into account new geopolitical conditions.The Second International Youth Congress "Energy Security" was held in Kursk on the site of Southwestern State University (SWSU). It was attended by representatives of major energy companies from regions of Russia and abroad. At plenary sessions and panel discussions, they discussed issues of energy conservation and energy efficiency, energy security in the conditions of a technological revolution.