ABU DHABI // German school Students-Research-Network South Wuerttemberg has won the European schools category of the Zayed Future Energy Prize for being environmentally friendly.
Adnan Amin, director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency, said that the school presented an outstanding proposal in winning the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
“Deploying renewable energy to schools gives students a reason to learn about sustainability in an academic environment. By providing funding for the winning Global High Schools category project proposals, the Zayed Future Energy Prize recognises and rewards concrete efforts to promote sustainability and energy solutions for future generations.”
Dr Nawal Al Hosany, director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, said: “It is immensely gratifying that the prize is encouraging youth to take action on realising a more sustainable future.
“The German government’s recognition of its work, and the inspiring example set by the prize’s many entrants and recipients, is further endorsement of the UAE’s role as a responsible energy leader and champion of sustainable development.”