The evaluation of each submission for the Prize consists of a four-stage process. Every category is evaluation according to our four criteria: Impact, Innovation, Leadership and Long-Term Vision.
The weight of every criteria varies with every category.
The first stage: A reputed international research & analysis firm conducts due diligence on all submissions to ensure that they meet the criteria of the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
Submissions are culled down to be evaluated by the Review Committee.
Second stage: The Review Committee meets to evaluate and score the short-listed entries received following the due-diligence.
Third stage: The Evaluation Process reviews every entry
Fourth stage: The Jury meets in person to discuss the entries and select the winners per category. The final decision is unanimous.
Open for Nominations and Submissions: February 2, 2014
Close of Nominations and Submissions: July 14, 2014
Review Committee meeting: September 1 – 2, 2014
Evaluation Process meeting: September 29 – 30, 2014
Jury meeting: October 20, 2014