The nominees for the Global Energy Prize became the representatives from six counties
The Global Energy Association represents the top-15 candidates who were included in the short list of candidates for the Global Energy Prize this year. Among the nominees are leading world scientists, representatives of the UK, Denmark, China, the Netherlands, Russia and the USA. The laureates will be announced on May, 30 during the official press conference.
39 scientists from 12 countries took part in the contention for the Prize in the XVII nomination cycle of Global Energy Prize. The short list is based on the international experts` assessments. Starting from this year, the Prize will be given in three categories: "Traditional energy", "Non-traditional energy" and "New ways of energy application". The short list includes five candidates in each of the nominations.
Most submissions for the Prize were accepted for the "Traditional energy" nomination, secondly for the "Non-traditional energy" and thirdly - "New ways of energy application". It is noteworthy that the analysis of all areas of scientific research of nominees of this year shows that the majority of studies are dedicated to renewable energy (20.51%), followed by work related to the areas of nuclear energy (12.82%), energy efficiency (12.82%) and electricity (12.82%).