Zayed Future Energy Prize 2013 Winners

Congratulations to the 2013 winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize

The winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2013 were announced during the awards ceremony on January 15, 2013.

Large Corporation

Winner

Siemens LLC

Siemens history in the Middle East dates back to 1856, when Werner von Siemens first travelled to the region to supervise the laying of the undersea cables for the London-Calcutta telegraphic line. Since then, Siemens has been at the forefront of contributing to the rapid transformation of the region’s infrastructure.

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NGO

Winner

Ceres

Ceres is an independent, non-profit advocacy organisation that mobilises investor and business leadership to build a low-carbon, clean energy global economy. In 1997, Ceres launched the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), now the international standard for corporate sustainability reporting.

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Fraunhofer ISE

With a staff of 1,300, Fraunhofer ISE is the largest solar energy research institute in Europe. The work at the institute ranges from the investigation of scientific and technological fundamentals for solar energy applications, through the development of production technology and prototypes, to the construction of demonstration systems.

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SME

Winner

d.light

A for-profit social enterprise, d.light manufactures and distributes solar lighting and power products targeting the 2.6 billion people globally without access to reliable electricity.

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Lifetime Achievement

Winner

Professor Jose Goldemberg

Physicist Institute of Electrotechnics and Energy, Brazil

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Global High Schools

The Americas

Winner

Bronx Design & Construction Academy

Bronx Design & Construction Academy (BDCA) is home to the first approved public school green roof in New York City.  The ninth grade Ecology class and after-school Green Science Club use the green roof to investigate and develop environmentally sustainable practices.

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Secundaria Tecnica 120 (Technical High school 120)

Technical High school 120 is located in a 10,000 m2 terrain at the Mexico  Cuernavaca high road, sited at the Guarda Parres community; the school has seven buildings with 10 classrooms (a multipurpose and a TICs) and two workshops.

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Europe

Winner

Okehampton College

Okehampton College is a large comprehensive school with 1,350 pupils drawn from one of the largest UK catchment areas.. As well as providing a solid academic grounding for its pupils, offers 80 extra-curricular activities for students and place great emphasis on sustainability and the need to become responsible global citizens.

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Africa

Winner

Kirya Secondary School

Kirya is a secondary school in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania. It shares a green network with sister schools, Makomu and Kileo.

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Asia

Winner

Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya

Kalkeri-Sangeet-Vidyalaya (Kalkeri-Music-School) empowers children from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds to realise their full potential for a better life. This is done through a comprehensive academic and music program undertaken in a peaceful rural residential setting in Karnataka, India.



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Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia School

Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia School, Abu Dhabi, was established in 1980 and caters to classes between KG and Grade XII.

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