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Meet the Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy Finalists

Meet the Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy Finalists

The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation are pleased to announce the five teams advancing to the Finalist Round of the Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy. Each finalist team will receive $70,000 to further develop and test their designs in a live field test demonstration in South Africa next year.

The finalist teams are:

  • AfTrak Micro Electric Agriculture and Energy, for its innovative system of using solar microgrids to power custom-designed tractors for deep-bed farming;

  • GEG – Geosleeve for its thermoelectric geothermal power generation from low temperature geothermal;

  • New Digit Technologies, for its compact, portable device to generate energy and purify water;

  • OMNIVAT, for its containerized electricity generation and storage system for remote communities; and,

  • Smart Agri-Centres, for its solar-powered community hubs that provide affordable clean energy and services to farmers.