New Energy Events, hosts of the Hydrogen Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (H2LAC), the largest annual gathering of the regional Hydrogen market, announced today the launch of the inaugural H2LAC Industry Awards. The Awards – which will recognize excellence in projects, programs and people driving forward the Hydrogen economy in Latin America and the Caribbean – will be honored on stage at the 2nd annual H2LAC in Cartagena, Colombia on October 4, 2022.
The Awards were established to recognize stakeholders across Latin America and the Caribbean who are making a lasting impact on the development of Hydrogen in the region. Submissions and nominations are encouraged from across the regional market to showcase, recognize and reward outstanding Hydrogen initiatives. The awards are free to enter and nominations will close on Aug. 31, 2022.
Francisca Salas, Program Director of H2LAC, said: “At the 2nd Hydrogen Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (H2LAC 2022), we’re celebrating not just the coming together of the market for the first time, but also the successes of the last 12 months. The last year may have been challenging for our market, but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been milestones and landmark deals. Our new awards will celebrate those who are actively striving to address and progress the regional Hydrogen economy. With a variety of categories, the Awards will showcase the successes of Hydrogen initiatives, examples of best practice and highlight the importance of collaboration in this area.”
Award recipients will be selected by an industry-leading Advisory Committee comprising Adriana Espinel Sánchez, Legal Representative, Colombian Hydrogen Association; Paola Carvajal, Senior Manager, Roland Berger; Israel Hurtado, President, Mexican Hydrogen Association; Maria Paz De La Cruz, Chief Executive Officer, Chilean Hydrogen Association; and Fernando Maceda, Chief Executive Officer, Peruvian Hydrogen Association.
This year’s categories include:
- 2021-22 Hydrogen Energy Leader MVP
The Hydrogen Energy Leader MVP Award recognizes the individual who has made the most impact on the development of the hydrogen economy in Latin America and the Caribbean over the course of the past 12 months
- Best Hydrogen Industry Service Provider
Best provider of financial, legal, or consulting services to advise/advance public or private sector interests in a hydrogen project or program in Latin America or the Caribbean
- Best Green Hydrogen Deployment to Power/Decarbonize
Best deployment of hydrogen by an industrial offtaker, or hub, to power and decarbonize its operations
- Best Green Hydrogen Production Project
Best pilot or large-scale green hydrogen plant powered by renewables
- Best Government Initiative
Most impactful government policy or roadmap document fostering investment in the hydrogen economy at a state, national or regional level
Download the press release in English here.
Descargue el comunicado de prensa en español aquí.
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