Masdar wins ‘Award of Excellence – Power’ at Global Energy Awards 2021

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE-based leading renewable energy company Masdar has secured the prestigious ‘Award of Excellence – Power’ at the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards 2021, beating companies from all around the energy sector and demonstrating its leadership in clean energy.

The US-based event is one of the most prominent in the worldwide energy sector. The Global Energy Awards have been honoring organizations and individuals in the energy industry that are committed to achieving excellence for the past 23 years.

According to the statement, winners are selected by an impartial panel of international energy experts whose background and experience include regulation, policy-making, corporate leadership, trading, and strategic consulting.

Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi
Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi
CEO – Masdar

“We are at a pivotal stage for the energy industry – and indeed for the world. Energy companies face a range of challenges that we must work together to overcome if we are to deliver a more sustainable future. Winning this high-profile award is recognition of the dedication and commitment of our employees around the world to develop innovative solutions, the increasing impact that we are having on nations’ clean energy objectives as we expand our reach across the globe, and to the support and vision of the UAE leadership. I look forward to Masdar scaling even greater heights in 2022!”

Masdar’s winning submission for the award highlighted the company’s 15-year track record of delivering, commercially viable, utility-scale renewable energy projects across the globe and a portfolio covering solar, wind, waste-to-energy, mobility, energy storage, energy efficiency, desalination, green hydrogen, and sustainable urban development.

As per the statement, all types of power producers, utilities, system operators, and regional market bodies are eligible for the Award of Excellence – Power. Companies were judged on a range of criteria, including challenges faced, financial results, innovation, operational excellence and adaptability, and strategic vision.

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