Press Release

23 October 2016

Jury Selects Winners of Zayed Future Energy Prize 2016

The Jury of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, the UAE’s international awards for renewable energy and sustainability, has selected nine winners across its five categories today. The winners will be announced at the Prize awards ceremony on 16 January 2017as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).

30 September 2016

Zayed Future Energy Prize Reveals 30 Finalists

International energy, sustainability and education experts met in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday and Thursday at the third in a four-stage evaluation process to determine the finalists of the ninth cycle of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. The finalists will be scrutinised by the prize’s prestigious Jury on October 23rd, and the winners are to be announced at an awards ceremony during the opening of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in January.

08 September 2016

Experts Focus on Future of Sustainable Energy in Abu Dhabi

Selection of the winners of the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize, the UAE’s global awards for pioneers of renewable energy and sustainable development, got underway yesterday with a meeting of the Review Committee in Abu Dhabi, the second of four evaluation stages.

14 May 2016

Zayed Future Energy Prize Gives UAE’s Best Minds Chance to Transform Millions of Lives

Individuals, organisations and schools in the United Arab Emirates have been urged to help transform the lives of millions of people by submitting and nominating entries for the 9th Zayed Future Energy Prize before the closing date on 27 June. The prize is the UAE’s international awards for pioneers of renewable energy and sustainability.

17 April 2016

Zayed Future Energy Prize Educates Young People about Sustainability at Think Science Fair

Young people from across the UAE have been given an insight into how much energy it really takes to power their everyday lives, at the Think Science fair in Dubai, today. In a drive to increase high school student participation in sustainability projects, the Zayed Future Energy Prize provided young people with two interactive activities that showcase the true cost of energy generation through exercise. The activities offered young people the opportunity to learn about sustainability through fun and educational hands-on experiences.

05 April 2016

Future of Energy Summit Hears High-Level Support for Zayed Future Energy Prize

Nearly 2,000 key decision-makers linked to the energy industry, including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, are hearing why the world needs the Zayed Future Energy Prize from Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and Former Prime Minister of Norway Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, at the annual two-day Future of Energy Summit, organised by Bloomberg New Energy Finance in New York.

20 March 2016

German Ministers Congratulate Zayed Future Energy Prize Winning School

Germany’s Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Minister for Economic Affairs and Environment Sigmar Gabriel congratulated Students-Research-Network South Wuerttemberg (SFZ) for winning the Zayed Future Energy Prize in the Global High Schools category, Europe region, during the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2016 on Thursday, March 17.

03 February 2016

Sheikh Zayed’s Legacy Encourages Local Students to Embrace Sustainability as a Lifestyle

In support of the UAE’s 19th National Environment Day, the Zayed Future Energy Prize that represents the environmental vision of the UAE’s founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, is today calling on local schools to submit a project proposal to the Global High Schools category of the prize’s 9th edition.

20 January 2016

Abu Dhabi Students Take Hands-On Approach to Sustainable Technology

Abu Dhabi students joined winners and finalists of the eighth cycle of the Zayed Future Energy Prize in Masdar City today for an interactive workshop entitled ‘Sustainability and Future Energy’. Guided by volunteers from social enterprise Liter of Light, young people learned to assemble simple and sustainable bottle lamps from recycled materials.

19 January 2016

Experts Discuss How Energy Innovation Can Help Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change

Today the Zayed Future Energy Prize hosted a top-level discussion on ensuring energy innovations are at the heart of empowering victims of climate change. The debate was convened as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and focused on one of the core issues to come out of the COP21 global climate agreement; how to ensure the effects of climate change that are already taking place are mitigated for the most at risk communities across the globe.

18 January 2016

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Honours Nine Sustainability Pioneers

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today presented nine winners with the Zayed Future Energy Prize during the eighth awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi.