Prof. Christopher Hebling receives the Global Excellence Award by Energy and Environment Foundation
The Energy and Environment Foundation (EEF), India, organized the “World Hydrogen Energy Summit 2022“ from October 16 to 17, 2022. Coinciding with the conference, the annual “EEF Global Excellence Awards“ is being presented to outstanding and distinguished energy personalities. Prof. Christopher Hebling, Director of the Business Division Hydrogen Technologies Fraunhofer ISE, has received the award in the category “Hydrogen Sector“.
The Global Excellence Award recognizes Heblings work on supporting the global efforts to defossilize the future energy economy and thus, contribute to the mitigation of climate change by enabling hydrogen technologies. Hebling's and his team's of 150 scientists research activities aim to promote the utilization of hydrogen as a sustainable energy storage medium, as a fuel for zero-emission mobility and as a chemical feedstock for the hydrogenation of nitrogen and carbon oxides.
Prof. Christopher Hebling is a physicist with more than 30 years of experience in the field of solar cells and hydrogen technologies at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE. Hebling is division director of Hydrogen Technologies at Fraunhofer ISE since 2001. As conference chair, jury member, advisor or board member, Prof. Christopher Hebling is actively engaged in many national and international committees and conferences in the field of hydrogen technologies and integrated energy systems.
About the Energy and Environment Foundation (EE Foundation)
The Energy and Environment Foundation (EE Foundation) is a non-profit, non-political, neutral and independent, non-governmental organization (NGO), focused towards helping billions of poor people world over who presently have little or no access to electricity and other basic energy sources. The foundation organizes conferences, expos, summits, workshops, round tables, seminars on energy, environment and related subjects to bring together industry-players, academia, research scientists, technologists, policymakers, regulators, international organizations, governments worldwide for the exchange of experiences and expertise. The winners of the Foundation's Global Excellence Awards are selected by a jury of representatives from government, academia and industry.