The Global Energy Association gave the Prize for «traditional energy» and «new ways of energy application»
The names of the Global Energy Prize laureates were announced during the official press conference in Moscow. In 2019, the prestigious award goes to scientists from the USA and Denmark. Khalil Amine, Argonne Distinguished Fellow and the Manager of the Advanced Lithium Battery Technology Group at Argonne National Laboratory, will be awarded for outstanding contribution into the development of the efficient electrical energy storage technology. Danish Professor Frede Blaabjerg, Head of Aalborg University’s Center of reliable power electronics, will be recognized for outstanding technical contribution to the design of power management systems enabling the integration of renewable power. The laureates of 2019 will receive golden medals, diplomas, honorary lapel badges and will share around $ 600 000.