The objective of the project is to form an inter-institutional and multi-disciplinary research and development platform capable of international linkage and competitiveness in research of energy industry development and its impacts on landscape; to integrate foreign experiences and elaborate them into a knowledge portfolio and a theoretical-methodological apparatus which will be utilizable for both the further development and improvement of team expert competencies and a general practice. The means of achieving the objective will include the internationalization of project team (i.e. an involvement of foreign experts), a transfer of gained experiences by holding common field research activities, an organization of few thematic workshops and conferences, presentations of gained results on conferences, and a preparation of common publications. The educational intention of project is provided by the concept of "education by practical field research", a fundamental positive of the project is the participation of an experienced foreign expert in the research team. Other activities include a variety of specialized trainings for professionals and managers, tutoring of students, and participation of students of the partner universities on project research activities.