The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, will open for submissions on March 4, 2013 for the 2014 awards. Entries are invited in the categories of large corporation, small and medium enterprise (SME), non-governmental organization (NGO), the individual lifetime achievement and global high schools. The closing date for submissions is August 5, 2013. Read more
Following the distinguished Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony last night (15 January) that honored eight winners across five categories, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, president of the Republic of Iceland and Chairman of the jury of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, and Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Director General of the Prize, today presented certificates of appreciation to the 13 remaining finalists, commending them for their continued contribution to the renewable energy and sustainability sectors. Read more
Students from nine schools that have been shortlisted for the 2013 Zayed Future Energy Prize in the newly instituted Global High Schools category are set to visit the UAE next week.
Winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize across all categories will be announced at an awards ceremony on the evening of January 15. Read more
The Zayed Future Energy Prize announced that it will open submissions for the 2013 edition of the awards on March 5th. The Prize will invite entries from companies, individuals, organizations and high schools prior to the deadline to submit – July 16, 2012, for a chance to win part of the US$4 million prize fund. Read more
Following two days of debates, the Review Committee of the Zayed Future Energy Prize has selected the shortlist of 33 candidates in the running for the awards across three categories: Large Corporations, Lifetime Achievement, and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) & Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs). Read more
- 425 submissions received across three categories: SMEs and NGOs, Large Corporations and Individuals, from 71 countries
- Strong growth seen in energy efficiency and CO2 reduction sectors among entries
- Large corporations submit for the prize and compete in a special recognition award category
- Developing markets are key drivers in sustainability and renewable energy
Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation, leadership, long-term vision, and impact in renewable energy and sustainability, announced it has attracted outstanding participation for the 2012 awards: 1,103 nominations and 425 submissions from participants in 71 countries (along Dubai, Abu Dhabi and wider UAE) from around the world, which represents an increase of 180% over the first year of the prize in 2009.
This year the award honors three categories – Small-to-Medium Size Enterprises (SME) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), Large Corporations and Individuals from all over the world who create impactful innovations that address the greatest global energy challenges, from climate change and environmental pollution to declining energy resources. Read more
Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation, leadership, long-term vision, and impact in renewable energy and sustainability, announced that the submissions process for the 2012 edition will be closed on September 19, 2011.
The award which offers a total prize fund of US$4 million – the world’s largest annual prize purse for renewable energy solutions and sustainability, has already received an outstanding number of entries, drawing participants from 80 countries from around the world: North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, India, China and Australia. Read more
Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation and development of solutions for renewable and sustainable energy, has announced that nominations are now open for the 2012 global competition. Nomination forms and registration are located at www.ZayedFutureEnergyPrize.com.
“By honouring the development of new technologies, and their market adoption, our goal is to play a unique role in advancing energy security and sustainability around the world,” said Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Director General of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. “We invite the global energy community to join us in recognizing outstanding achievement by submitting nominations for the 2012 competition.” Read more
General H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today presented the prestigious US$1.5 million 2011 Zayed Future Energy Prize to Danish manufacturer of wind turbines, Vestas, in recognition of its outstanding leadership to pioneer wind energy, even during periods where demand for renewable energy waned.
Vestas has played a major role in forging a path for the renewable energy industry. It has made more than 41,000 turbines for customers in 65 countries across five continents – creating more wind power capacity than any other company. The company’s turbines generate more than 60 million MWh of energy each year, enough to power 21 million people. Read more
By Mahmoud Sulaiman. The jury of Abu Dhabi’s prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize (ZFEP) has determined its shortlist of the six top entries to compete for a total of US$ 2.2 million in prize money in January next year.
In its behind-closed-doors meeting in Abu Dhabi, the jury deliberated and selected the list of the top six who were picked out of 40 entries selected last October from a total of 391 . The top six submissions will be presented to the Prize’s jury as finalists.
The top six list will be kept confidential while further deliberations are made to eventually determine the winner early next year. Read more