Today one of the most important events in the energy field was heldin Moscow. The name of the Global Energy Prize laureate was announced during the international press conference. In 2017.
Solar cell technology praised as the distinguished laureate list grows Seventy-two-year-old chemist Michael Gratzel has become the 2017 Global Energy Prize laureate. The news was announced by the awarding of the organizing committee during the press conference in Moscow on April 6.
Shortlisted nominees included, in particular, businessman Ilon Mask and Russian nuclear physicist Yuri Hovhannisyan, physicists Igor Grekhov and Viktor Orlov, and supercomputer specialist Mateo Valero Cortez.
The 72-year-old Swiss chemist Michael Graetzel became the laureate of the Global Energy Prize in 2017. This was announced on Thursday by the organizing committee of the award at a press conference in TASS.
Summits of the winners of the Global Energy Prize will be held in the second half of 2017 in Moscow and Lyon, the president of the Global Energy Association Igor Lobovsky said at a press conference in TASS.
The laureate became the Swiss Michael Graetzel for the development of economical and efficient photocells, known as Graetzels elements.
Experts at the Global Energy Prize summit discussed a systemic approach in the development of world energy.
The Spanish professor Mateo Valero Cortez said that it was a "very pleasant surprise" for him to get on the short list of the Global Energy Prize. The Global Energy Prize symbolizes recognition of the efforts of scientists and researchers who contribute to the future of the planet.