The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee

Rae Kwon Chung
(South Korea)

The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Chairman. Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, Professor Emeritus at Institute of Convergence, Science and Technology of Incheon National University

Adnan Amin

Senior Researcher of Harvard University, Director General Emeritus of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Thomas Albert Blees

President of the Science Council for Global Initiatives (SCGI)

Marta Szigeti Bonifert (Hungary)

Vice President, Institute of Directors Hungary (IoD), Member of the global advisory board of Tokyo University

Frederick Bordry (Switzerland)

Director for Accelerators and Technology of European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN)

William Il Young Byun (Singapore)

Managing Director at Asia Renewables, Head of Greenpower Fuels, and Principal at Conchubar Infrastructure Fund, Independent Director at the International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center

Dmitri Bessarabov
(South Africa)

Director at HySA Infrastructure Competence Center, Professor

Nobuo Tanaka

Chair, the Steering Committee of Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF), CEO, Tanaka Global, Inc.

Steven Griffiths

Senior Vice President, Research and Development Professor of Practice Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Vasiliy Bogoyavlenskiy

Supervisor of the Geoecology Department, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas

Yury Petrenya

Chair of the Energy and Electric Engineering, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Rachid Yazami

Founding Director & CTO at KVI Holdings

Valery Stennikov

Director of the Melentiev Energy Systems Institute of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corresponding Member of RAS, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Nikolay Rogalev

Rector of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI)

Leena Srivastava

Deputy Director General – Science at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Liye Xiao

Director of Applied Superconductivity Laboratory, Cas Director Of Interdisciplinary Research Center Institute of Electrical Engineering, Cas

China and India continue to increase coal production

China will retain its leadership in the coming years in production of steam coal used as a raw material for power plants. According to the Global Energy Monitor, by July 2022, China’s steam coal mining projects at the pre-investment stage had a capacity of 368 million tons of coal per year, with a further 19 million tons coming from the projects where mining of steam and coking coal will be shared.

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Malaysia approves world’s largest offshore CCUS project

Company Petronas has made a final investment decision on the CO2 capture, storage and utilisation (CCUS) project in the Kasawari gas field, 200 km off the coast of the Bintulu region, northern Malaysia. The project capacity is up to 3.3 million tons of CO2 equivalent per year, which makes it the largest CCUS initiative undertaken in the offshore oil and gas production.

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December 2022