Energy/ Water Blogging Contest: Win a trip to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Energy/ Water Blogging Contest:  The winner of the contest will receive an all-expenses paid trip to attend Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, January 13-17 in the United Arab Emirates. The winner will join more than 30,000 people – including leading thinkers, policymakers and companies – focused on addressing the critical energy, climate and sustainability issues the world faces.

  1. Write a 400-600 word article addressing the following question: What steps can individuals, businesses or world leaders take to address the most pressing and interrelated water and energy challenges? For example, in the Middle East, the current process to purify seawater to produce drinking water is hugely energy intensive, expensive and unsustainable. What policies or technologies could address this pressing issue? This is just one example of the relationship between energy and water. Be creative. Tell us what you think.
  2. Publish your story on your blog and post a link on Masdar’s website. You can also email your story to: The deadline to receive entries is December 31, 2012.
  3. Promote. Tell your readers, friends and network to vote for and share your story featured on the Masdar website:

A judging panel will review each entry submitted.