2016 winner — Total

French company Total was the recipient of the 2016 Award for Leadership in New Energy. Total has emerged as a leader among oil majors in adapting its business model to the climate challenge. It has been recognised for making significant investments in alternative energy, placing an increasing emphasis on natural gas and, more broadly, integrating climate change into its strategy. Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, accepted the award on behalf of Total at 2016 Oil & Money Conference.


2015 winner — Statoil

Norwegian company Statoil won the 2015 Award for Leadership in New Energy. Statoil was selected for being a pioneer in the transition in several ways—political engagement, investments in alternative and lower-carbon energy, and efforts to “green” its conventional oil and gas business – and is considered a leader among its peer group of large oil and gas companies. Senior Vice President for Wind & CCS Stephen Bull, accepted the award on behalf of Statoil at the 2015 Oil & Money conference.


2014 winner — DONG Energy

Danish company DONG Energy won the 2014 Award for Leadership in New Energy. DONG Energy was selected for being a pioneer in developing offshore wind technology, building off its expertise in both offshore oil and gas development and onshore wind. Headed by CEO Henrik Paulson, it has become the world’s biggest player in the offshore wind energy sector, after building the world’s first offshore wind farm in 1991 and the first large-scale offshore project in 2002. Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Stakeholder Relations Jakob Askou Bøss accepted the award on behalf of the company at Oil & Money 2014.


2013 winner — Iberdrola

Spanish company Iberdrola won the 2013 Award for Leadership in New Energy. Iberdrola was selected for its commitment to developing renewable energy over the past decade. Headed by Chairman and CEO Ignacio S. Galán, Iberdrola is one of the largest European utilities, and has led the way globally in moving toward low-carbon electricity generation. The company is a world leader in wind energy, particularly through Iberdrola Renewables, headed by Renewable Energy Business Director Xabier Viteri Solaun. Mr. Viteri accepted the award on behalf of the company at Oil & Money 2013.


2012 winner — Masdar

Abu Dhabi-based Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, was the recipient of the inaugural Award for Leadership in New Energy in 2012. Masdar was selected for its promotion and development of clean and renewable energy sources in a traditionally hydrocarbon-reliant region. Masdar is headed by Chief Executive H.E. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber. It was established by Mubadala in 2006 with a clear goal: to drive the emirate’s investment into the renewable sector and commercialize new technologies. H.E. Dr. Al Jaber accepted the award on behalf of the company at Oil & Money 2012.

About the Award for Leadership in New Energy


The Award for Leadership in New Energy recognizes a company that is at the forefront of the energy transition from traditional fossil fuels to alternative energy forms. The award's selection process begins with the Energy Intelligence editorial team compiling a list of nominees, involving a cross-section of utilities, energy companies, government agencies and others. The winner is then chosen by a selection committee comprising of independent experts in new energy from the business world, complemented by senior energy executives and government officials who act as advisors to Energy Intelligence.

The award will be presented to Engie during the 38th Annual Oil & Money conference in London on October 17-19, 2017.