Austria.pngOn 1 October the Austrian Solar Prize was awarded in Graz. In total, ten solar prices and three recognitions were awarded to projects and initatives engaged in the promotion of renewable energy in Austria.


Austrian Solar Prizes 2016

In the category "Cities, municipalities and municipal utilities"


The market town Auersthal for their engagement for the energy transition

TRE Thayaland GmbH for the sustainable and regionally acceptable development of the area Waidhofen an der Thaya

In the category "Industrial, commercial or agricultural companies"

DAS Energy GmbH for their ultra-light and flexibal solar modules manufactured with silicon instead of glas

In the category "Local and regional associations as supporters for projects on renewable energy"

Alpenverein Innsbruck, for being energy-self-sufficient with PV, solar thermal power, plant oil and water power

In the category "Solar building"

The zoo Tiergarten Schönbrunn for their innovative use of environmental technology in their new house for giraffes

In the category "Transportation with renewable energy"

The Austrian Post AG for the implementation of the modell region "e-mobility post" and the initiative "Green Vienna"

In the category "Education"

Ing. W. Wiesmüller nergy-Link Solarkoffer – for his technical seminar on a construction manual for a mobile supply of energy in a "solar suit case" (Ethiopia)
The consultancy D.E.U.S. for their project "Safely Supplied" including the „ALL IN energy cell and the "digital blackout disaster management atlas"

In the category "One world cooperation"

The association "Light for the World" for prociding solar energy for the eye clinic Zorgho in Burkina Faso

The special solar prize for personal engagement was awarded to

Ing. Peter Ott for the recycling of used laptop batteries and his active 20-year-long support for the use of renewable energy

Three recognitions were awarded to

oekostrom AG for the energy production and -trade with their mini powerhouse "simon®"
Service Gärtner Reinhard Sperr for the ecologisation of his garden center and particularly his car pool
Rotary Sozial Verein Weiz for their campaign "solar power for human relief"


Impressions of the Award Ceremony

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Further Information

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