Day energy

their professional holiday of Energy noted in one of the shortest light days a year — December 22.

It's hard to overestimate the importance of the power industry, whose tireless work created one of the most necessary goods — the heat that provides comfort in homes, schools, hospitals and offices.

The history of this festival takes its origin 23 May in 1966, when the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR was established energy Day to commemorate the adoption of the State Plan for Electrification of Russia (electrification). Electrification plan was adopted by the VIII All-Russian Congress of Soviets, {day-held 12-22 December 22} {/ day} in 1920.

Later, according to the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet USSR number 3018-X from October 1 1980 "On holidays and memorial days", as amended by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR number 9724-XI of November 1 1988 "On Amendments to the legislation of the USSR on holidays and memorial days," Energy Day in the Soviet Union became celebrated on the third Sunday of December.

Currently, many organizations are Energy Day still celebrated on the third Sunday of December.

Energy Day — a celebration of all those who have ever been involved in the creation and maintenance of energy systems. It is also a celebration of those who today remains the responsible post of employee energy industry. Finally, the Energy Day — a celebration of all for whom the concept of "heat" and "light" — is not just words, but a whole era.

In recent years, interest has grown in an incredibly environmentally friendly energy sources (air, solar energy), and therefore the potential of the energy sector will rapidly increase.

December 22, along with power that Russia mark their professional holiday in Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine.

In good years of tradition, the best representatives of the energy industry in this day note high awards, diplomas and valuable gifts. And of all the holiday wishes can note the most important and relevant for today: "Dear Energy! Try to make every home, every family has always been light and heat. "