Towngas is committed to the promotion of sustainable development. As part of the relevant efforts, the Company joined hands with State Power Investment Corporation Limited to cohost TERA-Award, a smart energy innovation competition which aims to recruit projects from energy start-ups around the world to achieve carbon neutrality. With US$1 million as top prize, the competition is setting a record for technological competitions from the energy industry.
Under the theme of “Exploring zero-carbon innovations for the future”, TERA-Award is the world’s first innovation competition targeting the field of zero-carbon technology, focusing on four fields: energy supply, energy demand, green transportation and the energy internet. Start-up enterprises and innovative project teams from around the world are encouraged to take part. All participating smart energy innovation projects and solutions must possess original technology and patents to be judged by the competition’s professional panel.
Applications are accepted between now and 31 August 2021. For more details, please visit www.tera-award.life
The launch ceremony for TERA-Award took place in Beijing and Hong Kong simultaneously on 18 June 2021. Officiating guests for the Hong Kong ceremony include Dr Lee Ka-kit, Member of the 13th National Standing Committee of the CPPCC, Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and Chairman of Henderson Land Group and Towngas (4th from right), Dr Fu Yuning, Member of the 13th National Standing Committee of the CPPCC, Chairman of Greater Bay Area Homeland Investments Limited and Ex-Chairman of China Resources Group (4th from left), Mr Alfred Chan Wing-kin, Towngas Managing Director (3rd from left), Prof. Christopher Y.H. Chao, Dean of Engineering of The University of Hong Kong (3rd from right), Dr Hu Zhanghong, CEO of Greater Bay Area Homeland Investments Limited (2nd from left), Mr Peter Wong Wai-yee, Towngas Deputy Managing Director (2nd from right), Mr Oscar Wong, Head of Business Development of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (1st from right), and Mr Lai Kam-to, Chairman of the Gas & Energy Division of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (1st from left).
Dr Lee Ka-kit, Member of the 13th National Standing Committee of the CPPCC, Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and Chairman of Henderson Land Group and Towngas, gives a speech at the launch ceremony introducing the vision and aims of TERA-Award.