Congratulations to the nine winners of the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize, the latest awardees to join the prize’s growing international community of winners and recognised for their pioneering and innovative achievements or project proposals that further the proliferation of renewable energy and sustainability.
The 2017 recipients of the prize span a wide range of industry expertise, from breakthrough photovoltaic manufacturing to government policy advisory. The Zayed Future Energy Prize has so far recognised 57 individuals and organisations since it was founded in 2008.
Discover more about every one of the nine winners, including illustrative videos, by clicking here.
Li has been an independent voice on energy policy in China, repeatedly calling for a reduction in the reliance on coal and to strengthen its renewable power targets. He has dedicated his 30-year career to energy economy and energy environment studies.Read more >>
Established in 1892, General Electric (GE) is a globally diversified technology and financial services company that operates through the following segments: power and water, oil and gas, aviation, healthcare, transportation and capital.Read more >>
Sonnen is the European market leader for residential energy storage systems and one of the fastest growing technology companies in Germany. It was founded in 2010 by Christoph Ostermann and Torsten Stiefenhofer. Sonnen now employs 250 people worldwide.Read more >>
Practical Action helps reduce energy poverty through advocacy and direct intervention.Read more >>
Unidad Educativa Sagrado Corazon 4 is located 77 miles north west of the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in an agricultural area which is now becoming a large center of food production.Read more >>
Situated in the heart of Dublin city, Belvedere College is a school for boys founded in 1832. The school currently has 1,005 pupils enrolled and has a number of famous alumni in the world of the arts, politics, sport, science and business.Read more >>
Starehe Girls Centre is located in a rural setting about 18km north of Nairobi, Kenya. The centre was conceived as a charitable national girls’ high school catering for bright but economically and socially disadvantaged girls.Read more >>
Green School Bali is a private pre-kindergarten to grade 12 international school in Bali, Indonesia.Read more >>
Huonville High School is a co-educational comprehensive school offering secondary and senior-secondary education for students in Grades 7 to 12. It has 465 students and 35 teaching staff.Read more >>