St. Petersburg is an important logistics hub, Russia's largest automotive cluster, and is considered the information technology capital of Russia. Not only since the relocation of Gazprom headquarters to Saint Petersburg in 2018, more and more domestic and foreign companies from the energy industry are following suit and a new energy cluster is emerging here. Saint Petersburg already ranks internationally among the trendsetters in smart solutions for urban organization.
Development towards smart-city technologies in Russian cities
Stop of all activities in Russia / St. Petersburg
Due to the current geopolitical situation, the BBenergynetwork board and office have decided to stop all activities in Russia/St.Petersburg in the framework of the Urban Energy and Mobility Network project. Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine. #NoWar is a prerequisite for international activities in our network.
Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #3 St.Petersburg – February 16
“Berlin meets St. Petersburg: Discover your opportunities in the field of e-mobility” St. Petersburg is facing many challenges in the current mobility structures like rising traffic congestion, emissions of pollutants and road traffic accidents. But many innovative and sustainable solutions are on the rise. In cooperation with the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce.
Solar energy on the verge of a major expansion in Russia
Just before the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged that the country will reach carbon neutrality by 2060. A new program to support renewables has been implemented in September. This program is especially focussing on solar power.
Russian Energy Forum 2021 on November 16-18
The Russian Energy Forum is an annual congress and exhibition event for professionals in the country’s fuel and energy sector, which is coupled to the exhibition “Energy of the Urals”. The event is a platform for relevant stakeholders in the energy sector. The event will be held from November 16 — November 18 2021.