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Hydrogenious wins „Start Up Energy Transition Award“

21. March 2017

The 2017 „Start Up Energy Transition Awards“ have been granted and Hydrogenious was able to win in the category „Cleantech against Climate Change“ . Over 500 candidates from 66 countries had signed up for the award. On Monday the 20th of March 2017 a high-profile, international jury awarded one winner in each of the six awards categories during the „Start Up Energy Transition-Tech Festival“.

The Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) announced the „Start Up Energy Transition Award“ winners during an evening event of the „Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue“ – the German Federal Government’s international energy transition conference – which took place in parallel to the „Start Up Energy Transition-Tech Festival“. The winners of the other categories are BeeBryte from France (Urban Energy Transition), Sicoya from Germany (Future Production & Manufacturing), Thermal Energy Service Solutions Private Limited from India (Mobility meets Energy Transition) and ME SOLshare from Bangladesh (Platforms and Communities). The special award “Sustainable Future For All: Startup SDG 7” was handed to ColdHubs from Nigeria. We congratulate all additional winners!

The awards were presented by Patricia Espinosa, General Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); Thomas Birr, Senior Vice President of Innovation & Business Transformation (innogy); Dr Katrin Leonhardt, Director of the Credit Institute for Reconstruction (KfW); Felix Zhang, Group Executive Director of Envision Energy; Adnan Amin, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); as well as Tanja Gönner, Board Spokesperson for the German Corporation for International Co-operation (GIZ).

Receiving the Start Up Energy Transition Award during the official evening program of “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue” (BETD). The “Start Up Energy Transition Award“ honors promising business models for climate change from all around the world. At the same time dena creates a platform for dialogue between startups, corporations, investors, think tanks and other players united in the fight against climate change. About 500 participants – from high ranking political decision makers to young innovative entrepreneurs – took part in the award ceremony.

Hydrogenious Technologies

Hydrogenious Technologies is the global technology leader in Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) hydrogen storage. The technology allows safe and efficient storage and transport of hydrogen in liquid hydrogen carriers. Hydrogenious’ LOHC technology has the potential to deeply decarbonize many sectors in industry and energy.

Read the official press release by Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) here: