Solar Water Solutions won the third prize in UAE Global Water Awards

Solar Water Solutions was awarded, among 138 projects from 43 countries, the third prize in UAE Global Water Awards.

Global Water Awards

The award worth USD 1 million was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to find permanent solutions for water scarcity around the world. The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) oversees the award under the umbrella of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI). 

”We are honored and grateful to receive this award from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai and from the UAE Water Aid Foundation. With this support our aim is to help solving the water scarcity in off-grid locations around the world, using solar powered water purification and desalination,” says Antti Pohjola, CEO Solar Water Solutions.


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