Zayed Future Energy Prize 2016 Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize

The winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2016 were announced during the awards ceremony on January 18, 2016.

Lifetime Achievement

Winner

Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland

An energetic blend of stateswoman, physician, manager, politician, and international activist, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland has always led the world on issues of global significance.

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Large Corporation

Winner

BYD

BYD Company Ltd. was founded in 1995 in Shenzhen, China, by Wang Chuanfu. It is the world’s largest rechargeable battery supplier and new energy vehicle manufacturer. 

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SME

Winner

Off Grid Electric

Off Grid Electric (OGE) is the world’s first massively scalable off-grid electric company. OGE provides clean, affordable and transformative energy directly to households that have never had access to reliable electricity.

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Non-Profit Organization (NPO/NGO)

Winner

Kopernik

Kopernik delivers sustainable energy technologies to last mile communities to reduce poverty. As of October 2015, Kopernik has distributed more than 60,000 units of clean energy technologies including solar lights, solar home systems, water filters, and clean cookstoves, reaching over 300,000 people.  

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Global High Schools

The Americas

Winner

Institución Educativa Gabriel Plazas

Gabriel Plazas is a public school, founded in 1984. Located at north of Huila department, in a town called Villavieja, surrounded by the Tatacoa dessert, with temperatures higher than 36° Celsius.

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Europe

Winner

Schuelerforschungszentrum Suedwuerttemberg

Imagine students, all technology enthusiasts, who work on scientific and technological problems, researching and inventing, because they are interested. 

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Africa

Winner

SOS HG Sheikh Secondry School

SOS HG Sheikh Secondary School is situated in Sheikh town in Somaliland, and a 3 hour drive from the capital, Hargeisa. We have 300 students inside the school campus. The school has boarding houses for the students, teachers, and administration.

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Asia

Winner

Korea Science Academy of KAIST

Korea Science Academy is the only high-school in Korea for science-gifted students fully supported by the ministry of science, ICT and future planning of Korea. 

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Oceania

Winner

Cashmere High School

Cashmere High School is a co-educational state secondary school of 1700 students, based in Christchurch, the heart of New Zealand’s beautiful South Island. 

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