Zayed Future Energy Prize 2017 Winners

Congratulations to the 2017 winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize

The winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2017 were announced during the awards ceremony on January 16, 2017.

Lifetime Achievement

Winner

Li Junfeng - 2017 Lifetime Achievement Winner

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.

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Large Corporation

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GE - 2017 Large Corporation Category Winner

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.

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SME

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Sonnen - 2017 SME Category Winner

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.

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Non-Profit Organization (NPO/NGO)

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Practical Action - 2017 NPO Category Winner

Practical Action helps reduce energy poverty through advocacy and direct intervention.

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Global High Schools

The Americas

Winner

Unidad Educativa Sagrado Corazon 4 - 2017 Global High Schools (Americas) Category Winner

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.

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Europe

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Belvedere College - 2017 Global High Schools (Europe) Category Winner

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.

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Africa

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Starehe Girls Centre & School - 2017 Global High Schools (Africa) Category Winner

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.

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Asia

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Green School Bali - 2017 Global High Schools (Asia) Category Winner

Green School Bali is a private pre-kindergarten to grade 12 international school in Bali, Indonesia.

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Oceania

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Huonville High School - 2017 Global High Schools (Oceania) Category Winner

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.

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