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Energy innovation

The University’s Professor Vassilios G Agelidis (centre) and PhD candidate Nikolas Flourentzou (right) have won $50,000 and the inaugural Electrica Award in the first international innovation competition in the transmission and distribution industry. Established by AREVA T&D, it recognises the best idea combining a technical concept and business plan to help meet energy challenges.

Launched in 2009, the Electrica Award is open to participants from universities, research centres and start-ups around the world.

Photo of Vassilios G Agelidis and candidate Nikolas Flourentzou receiving their cheque