30 years of fundamental research
ERI RAS was set up in 1985 by the government decree and was designated to undertake fundamental research to improve national energy policy and had exceptional responsibilities to coordinate a wide range of researches in various areas of economics.
Lev A. Melentyev, member of the managing board of the Academy of sciences and founder of national school of system researches in economics was assigned the first director of The Institute.
The success in researches was resuted in by smart human resources management. Experienced analysts and RND specialists from various fields of the country’s energy complex were headhunted and invited to join The Institute reasearh team. Their vast practical knowledge in combination with solid theoretical basement of the group of the Institute’ founders has become a great asset.