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Best Innovation in Net Zero and Sustainability

Innovative and sustainable hydrometallurgical process to recycle lithium-ion batteries and recover their precious metal compounds using orange peel and citric acid

Aurabeat Technology Limited
Energy saving sonic and silver ion antiviral air-handling unit

Cabildo de Gran Canaria
Salto de Chira, an innovative pumped-storage hydroelectricity plant leading Gran Canaria island towards a sustainable future, energy sovereignty and the eco-island concept

China Electric Power Research Institute
Low-voltage energy routing technology for distributed generation utilisation and highly reliable power supply

ESS Inc.
New Iron-flow batteries decarbonising the grid and providing 24/7 renewable power

National Grid Electricity Transmission and The University of Manchester
Retro-fill replacement of SF6 to accelerate the decarbonisation of electricity network

Navitas Semiconductor
‘Electrify Our World™’ with Navitas GaNFast Power ICs™

Foodprint - Make it easy; development of an automated AI food waste and scope 3 emission tracking system for food businesses and corporate sustainability reporting

Ocean Purpose Project
Ocean purpose project plastic to fuel unit

Radio Data Networks Limited
Making our sewers and drains sustainable - using retrofit, low carbon, wastewater flow regulation & smart network technology, to reduce incidents of flooding, pollution and plastics in the oceans

SP Energy Networks
Angle DC- enhancing distributed renewable energy generation

Water Powered Technologies
The Papa Pump - Making water supply sustainable

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People’s Choice - Young Pioneer of the Year

The E&T Young Pioneer Award shines a light on innovation and creativity and uncovers amazing tech ideas that are borne out of issues that young people care about. We want to use this award to find a new generation of tech entrepreneurs and inventors who are putting their brilliant minds to new tech solutions that can support a better engineered world. Unlike the other categories in the E&T Innovation Awards, you can help decide the winner of the Young Pioneer Award. 

Find out more about the nominees and vote

The voting will close during the awards ceremony on 10 November 2022, when the winner will be revealed.

From the soil, the electrical revolution: recycling lithium-ion batteries through agri-food waste

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UK Power Networks
Unlocking the power of truly open data