The Global Cooling Prize’s virtual Grand Award Ceremony will take place on April 29, 2021. One of the participants of the finalist teams, Baolong Wang of Tsinghua University, is also part of the HPT Annex 53.
We wish Baolong Wang and his team good luck in the final of this award, where AC manufacturer Gree, in partnership with Tsinghua University is presenting an innovative hybrid solution designed to have an automatic, climate-smart operation. In total eight teams are in the final for the Global Cooling Prize.
At the upcoming Grand Award Ceremony, the winner(s) of the Global Cooling Prize will be announced and the winning team(s) awarded with up to $1 Million to support the commercialization of their technology. The Ceremony will feature profiles on each Finalist team, videos of the Prize’s journey, fireside conversations with coalition partners, and special remarks from influential leaders tuning in from around the world. The Ceremony will also highlight what comes next as we Race to Zero in the cooling sector in the lead up to COP26.
This event will serve as an opportunity to recognize the incredible achievements of the Prize participants and global coalition, while also highlighting the ceiling of performance for residential cooling, spurring policymakers, financiers, and industry to support the commercialization and scaling of breakthrough cooling technologies.