Sustainability

London’s Mayor launches £20k competition to cut carbon emissions

17 Aprile Apr 2013 1912 17 aprile 2013

The 2013 Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize will award innovative energy saving ideas from London students.

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The 2013 Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize will award innovative energy saving ideas from London students.

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson launches the Low Carbon Prize 2013 to award students with the best ideas to reduce carbon emissions from London’s buildings, transport and energy infrastructure. The award offers the capital’s students the opportunity to win a share of £ 20,000 to turn their carbon saving ideas into reality. Twenty of the best runners up will be shortlisted for a chance to win a paid internship with leading industrial engineering firm Siemens, sponsors of the award.
The Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize, which is open to students at Further and Higher Education Institutes across London, forms part of the Mayor’s commitment to achieve a 60 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2025.
The closing day for submitting entries is 17 May 2013. Applications will be judged by a panel of experts, including representatives from the Mayor's Office, experts in climate change mitigation and successful business leaders.‬ The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Siemens Crystal on Thursday 13th June.‬