Israeli Energy Startup Honored in Abu Dhabi

World News Agencies By WAM • 5 October, 2023

Jerusalem, 5 October, 2023 (TPS) -- ABU DHABI, October 3, 2023 (WAM)
The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition Conference (ADIPEC) Awards 2023 honored eight pioneering projects, companies and individuals driving transformative change across the global energy system, including Israeli startup H2Pro.

The 13th ADIPEC Awards Ceremony recognized outstanding achievements within the wider energy sector and celebrated global innovators in pursuing net-zero emissions, decarbonisation and an equitable energy transition through eight award categories.

The awards ceremony, which took place at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, was attended by leaders and dignitaries from across energy, technology and government.

Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and ADIPEC Awards 2023 Juror, said, “In this, the UAE’s Year of Sustainability, we are proud the ADIPEC Awards has drawn some of the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking companies and individuals to demonstrate their leadership in advancing the energy transition.

“The world is in need of urgent and tangible solutions to the challenges of climate change and decarbonisation, and these awards continue to evolve to showcase the leadership in innovation and collaboration to drive the industry forward.”

H2Pro received the Transformative Hydrogen Project for its E-TAC methodology, which produces green hydrogen at 95% energy efficiency, compared to the 60-70% efficiency of conventional electrolysis. H2Pro claims its E-TAC electrolysers can deliver the lowest levelised cost of hydrogen.

The Caesarea-based startup was founded in 2019 hydrogen experts from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).

Other companies honored for their work included LanzaTech (US), PETRONAS Research (Malaysia), Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (UAE), and Carbon Clean (UK).

Professor Ernest J. Moniz, CEO of the Energy Futures Initiative (US) and Lee Kian Seng, of PETRONAS received individual awards.

This year’s ADIPEC Awards attracted a record-breaking 1,072 entries from 78 countries and reflected a wide spectrum of geographies, industries and companies. It featured new categories introduced to address critical global challenges in universal access to cleaner, more secure energy and a faster energy transition.