London, UK – The inaugural World Hydrogen Awards took place today as a virtual ceremony during the 2nd World Hydrogen Summit, with 6 winners recognised in different categories for their contribution to the hydrogen industry.
In the Hydrogen Transport category, H2Haul was named the winner for 2021 for their hydrogen fuel cell trucks for heavy duty zero emissions logistics.
The Green Hydrogen Project award went to NEOM, Acwa Power and Air Products, for their Neom city power-to- hydrogen-to-ammonia facility.
The Port of Rotterdam won the Port of the Future award for their strides in establishing a large-scale hydrogen network across the port complex including production, import, application and transport.
The Hydrogen Industrial Application award went to Star Scientific for their Hydrogen Energy Release Optimiser HERO® technology which can be used in power generation, heating, off-grid, industrial heat and desalination.
Heidi Genoni, Programme & Project Manager, Hydrogen & Energy Advisory at Arup won the Woman in Hydrogen award for her key role in a wide range of projects supporting the progression towards a hydrogen economy, including the recognised Hydrogen for Heating (Hy4Heat) programme.
The Hydrogen Person of the Year award went to Noe van Hulst, Chair of IPHE and Hydrogen Advisor to International Energy Agency and Gasunie, for his significant contribution to the industry by advocating for hydrogen to the public, companies and governments over the years which has served to persuade, raise awareness and propel hydrogen to the global stage.
Chris Hugall, Managing Director at the Sustainable Energy Council said: “SEC is delighted to launch the World Hydrogen Awards at this year’s World Hydrogen Summit. The response in nominations was more than we could have hoped for, with some outstanding individuals and projects nominated. The World Hydrogen Awards are the only truly global awards to recognise excellence within the Hydrogen industry and we are looking forward to continuously serve the industry and celebrate its fast-paced advancements.”
Find out more about the winners and view the full Awards Ceremony video here: https://youtu.be/svYJr-U4BDs