18.02.2009 [News]

Belarusian-Russian Association of Solar-Hydrogen Energy has been set up in Moscow

This decision was taken during the 5th International Symposium "Future Hydrogen Energy, Nanotechnologies and Platinum Group Metals in CIS Countries" which was held in the Russian capital at the end of 2008.

The Association was set up by six leading research centers of the two countries: from Belarusian side - Research and Production Centre for Material Science and  the Institute of Heat and Mass Transfer (both belonging to the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus), and also  Belarusian State University. From Russian side the Association was composed by Kurchatov Institute, St. Petersburg Institute of Physics and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Moscow State Institute of Radio Technology, Electronics and Automatics.

According to the Chairman of the Russian Council of Federation Sergei Mironov, the setting up of the Belarusian-Russian Association of Solar-Hydrogen Energy is of great importance to socio-economic and geopolitical relations of the two countries.

Source: BelTA