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Global Energy Prize Summit, April 9-10th, 2019 at KIT

„Energy in the new technological cycle”

The Global Energy Prize Summit is a unique discussion platform where in the moderated round table format the Global Energy Prize laureates of various years, the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee members as well as renowned energy experts, business and politics leaders discuss relevant topics. It has been held on an annual basis since 2012 for discussion of the most urgent energy issues, working out precise mechanisms and ways of their solution and their communication to the public and the world’s leading energy organisations.

This year the Global Energy Prize Summit took place in Germany, at KIT:


April 9th – 17:00:

Lecture of the Global Energy Prize Laureate 2012, Rodney John Allam:

„A pathway towards the use of fossil fuels for power generation and transportation“


April 10th – 9:30 – 17:30:

Round Table Sessions:

„Energy in the new technological cycle”

„The energy requirements for sustainable development”

„The impact of the 4th industrial revolution on the energy sector”


„Youth Program”:

Selected doctoral researchers of KIT had the opportunity to present their research to an international panel of reputable scientist which awarded a price to the best presentation and project.

You can find further information about this event on the Website of the Global Energy Association https://www.newsglobalenergy.org/summit2019eng and https://globalenergyprize.org/en/summit/2019.