Think Energy opens nominations for 2022 SDGs Awards

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Think Energy SDGs Awards

The organisers of the Think Energy SDGs Awards have opened nominations for the 2022 edition of the scheme.

Think Energy SDGs AwardsA total of USD1 million will be awarded to entries in various categories from academia and the corporate/public sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, a news brief shared with the Ghana News Agency, said.

The Awards seeks to honour individuals and institutions whose contributions in the energy sector have either made tremendous impact or are envisioned towards renewable energy, the environment, and the future of humanity, it added.

The categories are: Teaching/Learning Award, Research Award, Energy Curriculum Award, Energy Infrastructure Award, Communication Award, Energy Media Personality of the Year Award, Oil Company Award, Automobile Award, Transition Captains Award, Public Sector Award Financial Services Award and Company of The Year Award.

The Organisers of the Awards said the scheme was designed to celebrate and honour corporate and academic institutions working together to achieve global leadership on Goals 4,7,13, 14 and 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

“It recognises academic and corporate/public organisations providing leadership and demonstrated innovative, impactful and sustainable solutions in addressing inequalities, equitable access to energy education on SDGs across Africa,” it said.

It said the date and venue for this year’s event, which would be heralded by a summit would be announced in due course.

“The 2022 SDGs Award will climax this year’s Think Energy’s Summit, which includes the Energy Expo, the CEO & Vice Chancellors Summit, the National Energy Quiz and The Think Energy SDGs Award.”

The Panel of judges for this year’s Awards include: Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, CEO, National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Mr William Owuraku Aidoo, Deputy Minister for Energy, Madam Florence Nuamah-Agyei, Director HR-GRIDCo, and Dr Robert Bright Mawuko Sogbadji, Deputy Director, Power (Nuclear and Alternative Energy) and Principal Research Scientist at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission.

The rest are: Dr Francis Kemausuor, Director, The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre, Professor Onwona-Agyeman, Provost, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, and Madam Linda Wayoe, Director, AM Group, and Vice President, Commonwealth Entrepreneurs Society.

GNA

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