Global en­ergy prize win for Huonville

The Australian Education Reporter - - NEWS -

HUONVILLE High School will re­ceive $133,000 to­wards a re­new­able en­ergy project as one of the win­ners of the Global High Schools Zayed En­ergy Prize.

Huonville will use the prize money to im­ple­ment so­lar power, wind power, pedal power sys­tems, waste con­ver­sion tech­nol­ogy, and en­ergy au­dit­ing train­ing.

The Chair of the Global High Schools Com­mit­tee Dr. Ab­dulla Is­mail Alzarouni said the prize had cre­ated a strong mo­men­tum for en­gag­ing and mould­ing fu­ture en­ergy lead­ers.

“This year, we saw en­tries from more new coun­tries for the Global High Schools cat­e­gory, in­di­cat­ing that young peo­ple around the world are en­gaged and in tune with the need for sus­tain­able prac­tices.”

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