is a Moscow-based radio station
The station used to broadcast dance, house and trance music. It started broadcasting on March 8, 2003 and is part of the VKPM Media Group (Veshchatelnaya Korporatsiya Prof-Media).
It broadcasts to the Moscow region on 104.2FM and world-wide via the internet.
The radio station is popular among young people. The station also used to host numerous dance music fesitvals every year, the most famous being 'Energiya Megadance'.
According to VKPM, in April 2006 the average daily number of listeners was 529,000, or a 5.6% of the total number of listeners in Moscow and Moscow Region.
Rebranding in 2006
On 1 September 2006, Radio Energy was rebranded. It is now 'NRJ', a French Brand. The following press release was issued prior to the change:
"Радио Энергия" (Radio Energy FM), frequency in Moscow - 104.2 FM, has obtained official permission to the use of the world famous trade mark NRJ + Energy, owned by the French media group the "NRJ Group". This became possible as a result of negotiations, which took place in 2006 between the representatives of the group and VKPM. The new image campaign of Energy 104.2 FM starts during September 2006 and will position the station as the most fashionable and progressive project, which will rise to become a leader of the domestic market for radio. The renovated size of radio Energy most fully reflects the needs of the potential audience. The consolidation of the... Read More