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The Global Energy Prize annually honors outstanding achievements in energy research and technology from around the world that are helping address the world’s various and pressing energy challenges.

“The Energy of Words” is awarded

Today, within the Global Energy Prize Award ceremony, the winner of the “Energy of Words” International Media Competition was acknowledged. UK journalist Robin Mills received his statuette and diploma.

Recall, that he is a freelance writer at Foreign Policy magazine, columnist at The National newspaper (Abu Dhabi). He has won the competition with his article “Gulf Castles of Sand” published in the Foreign Policy. It was devoted to the economic situation in The Gulf countries (UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia etc.) after the oil prices plummeting back in 2014 and was considered the best for the rigorous level of research, analytical insight and high standards of writing. The winner was chosen by 20 leading energy experts who form the GEP International Award Committee.

The Energy of Words is an international media competition organized by the Global Energy Prize. It was created to encourage journalists to cover the most urgent energy issues facing the world today, to promote analysis of global energy trends and to contribute to the search for answers to energy challenges. Initially established in 2004 as a Russia-wide competition, in 2011 the award was opened up to journalists from around the world for the first time. This year articles from 4 continents entered the competition: form South Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Kenia, Nigeria to Canada, Germany and the USA.

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