Omani company wins Earthshot Award

Oman Sunday 04/December/2022 09:22 AM
By: Times News Service
Omani company wins Earthshot Award
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Muscat: The Omani start-up company in the environmental field “44.01 Company” is among the five winners of the Earthshot Award in its second edition presented by Prince William, Prince of Wales.

The company was able to develop an innovative technology called “mineralisation” to convert carbon dioxide into rocks through solar energy.

There were 15 contenders for Prince William's Earthshot Prize for environmental innovation, which is awarded in the US city of Boston on Friday.

The winners of five prizes were announced and each prize was worth £1 million (€1.16 million, $1.21 million), that recognises solutions to some of the planet's greatest environmental challenges.