Dr Nawal Al Hosany, the director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, said: "The prize will act as a catalyst for the advancement of renewable energy solutions by rewarding and recognising those who have implemented sustainable policies and practices." "This anil ambani gift to his wife year marks a significant milestone.
Shuji Nakamura, professor of materials, and electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, received the Prizes Lifetime Achievement Award for pioneering the development of white LED lights, an innovation that would have reduced electricity consumption in the US by an estimated.They focus on expanding solar solutions and empowering women entrepreneurs in 'last-mile' communities, while Selco Foundation finances renewable and sustainable energy systems for low-income households discount ge profile appliances in India.The recipients are Aouda Saadia High School representing Africa; Centro Educativo Mbaracayu for the Americas; Bahrain Bayan School for Asia; Vladimir Nazor School for Europe; and Motufoua Secondary School representing Oceania.They have expanded the solar market through the creation of smart solar street lighting, solar home systems and utility services, and solar wafers using more cost- and energy-efficient processes.The school has provided a cost breakdown for the solar systems, showing equipment costs amounting to 37,021, while professional installation costs are 6,431 plus tax.Each of this years school winners, representing a total of five world regions, demonstrated exceptional initiative in promoting sustainability and renewable energy in the local community.By working to make clean energy a cornerstone of sustainable development across the globe, the prize is bringing to life the legacy of our nations founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan he noted.Youth-supported sustainability projects have flourished thanks to the Global High Schools winners, generating an estimated three million kWh of renewable energy and displacing 2,372 tonnes of carbon dioxide in total.The 2018 winner in the Small and Medium Enterprise category, Sunna Design, was honoured for its work in solar-powered street lighting, which has improved security, quality of life and socio-economic opportunities in 130 isolated villages and refugee camps in the developing countries.The school also hopes to fund the purchase of construction material for a tank to collect rainwater, and tools and pipes to connect the collection tank to the farms for irrigation.The outstanding achievements of this years winners, and of all the prize recipients over the last decade, honour the legacy and vision of the UAEs founding father.Google was named Large Corporation winner for 2018 for its leadership in implementing renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions.Nakamuras research on blue lasers and LEDs have been integral to the creation of Blu-ray discs, and to enhancements now taken for granted in TVs, mobile phones, and movie projectors.The costs entered in the table below are primarily for the purchase of materials.
Altogether, the winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize have had a positive impact on 307 million people globally in the past ten years.
We commend the 2018 winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, who are an inspiration to sustainability innovators.
His environmental stewardship continues to shape the development of our nation, guiding it to greater heights while inspiring sustainability initiatives globally.