The International Award Committee Meeting
The annual meeting of the International Award Committee for the Global Energy Prize is the most important event in the nomination cycle. The meeting is held behind closed doors and is mandatory to select the winners of this year’s Global Energy Prize.
The International Award Committee consists of 20 of the world’s most experienced energy scientists. Each year, they meet under the guidance of the committee Chairman to identify the most worthy candidates for the Global Energy Prize from shortlisted nominees through discussion and electronic voting. Each year, the International Committee meets to select two to three award winners
Turkey has completed construction of the 558 MW Yusufeli hydropower plant (HPP) equipped with the world’s fifth largest arch dam. Its height is 275 metres. The project is implemented in the Chorokh River basin in the northeast of the country.
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.
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.