Our Music Video of the Year is
Shell #makethefuture - Best Day of My Life, featuring multiple Grammy award winning and also Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, Brazilian singer Luan Santana, British performer Pixie Lott, American dance act Steve Aoki, China’s pop-star Tan WeiWei and Nigerian hip hop highlife star, Yemi Alade.
This is the most innovative music video in 2016 illustrating seven bright energy ideas with six international artistes in five continents united for the first time for one purpose: a global collaboration to support more and cleaner energy.The spirit of collaboration can transform anything: from a piece of technology to even a song.
Best Day of My Life is a masterpiece of art, music and technology combined in synergy of life and science for a better future in the evolution of our ecosystem.
Gravity Light are on a mission to help create electric light and power for more than a billion people living off the grid. Using gravity, a bag of rocks and a lot of knowledge, this low-cost solution will soon be lighting up lives around the world.
The world loves its coffee. The UK alone produces over 500,000 tonnes of waste coffee grounds each year, one tenth of which is now transformed into low-carbon biofuel.
The next step in energy innovation? This smart idea uses special tiles to capture the kinetic energy from footsteps. Imagine people helping to power the city they live in. That’s the future Pavegen is heading towards.
Solving multiple problems with one smart idea, MotionECO takes potentially harmful used cooking oil out of circulation and turns it into biodiesel that could reduce transport pollution.
Helping favelas in Rio de Janeiro build a better life through reliable energy with a little help from Brazil’s sunshine. Insolar use photovoltaic panels to bring affordable electricity to low-income families.
What started life as a friendly wager between Shell scientists in 1939 is now a global student competition to design and build ultra-energy-efficient vehicles.
The music video has more than 24m views on YouTube and 52m on Facebook and still counting.