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XPrize Energy & Environment

XPrize Energy & Environment

Aug 28, 2013

XPRIZE is the global leader in the creation of incentivized prize competitions. Their mission is to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefits of humanity, thereby inspiring the formation of new industries and the revitalization of markets. There are five categories of competitions: Energy & Environment; Exploration; Global Development; Learning; and Life Sciences.

The goal of the Energy & Environment Prize Group is to generate breakthroughs in clean energy, climate change, energy distribution/storage, energy efficiency/use, and water resource management. Advances in these fields will lead to greater sustainability and efficiency, while reducing our dependence on fossil fuels.

Read more and watch video of most recent XPRIZE winner of the Energy & Environment Prize Group.

Awarded 1.4 million was to the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup XCHALLENGE in 2011 a competition designed to inspire a new generation of innovative solutions to speed the pace of cleaning up seawater surface oil resulting from spillage from ocean platforms, tankers, and other sources and in 2010 awarded 10 million Progressive Insurance Automotive XPRIZE was a global competition to inspire a new generation of viable, safe, affordable and super fuel efficient vehicles.

Video of Wendy Schmidt OIL CLEANUP X CHALLENGE

Click here to watch video of Progressive Insurance Automotive XPRIZE winner:

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