Solar Prizes

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Thanks to the great effort of the Spanish section of EUROSOLAR, the award winners will be honored in a celebratory event in Barcelona this year. The European Solar Prize will be handed out on Friday, 18 November 2016 in cooperation with the Spanish section of EUROSOLAR and Barcelona City Council in the historical buildings of 'Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau'.

Sant PauThe event will start with a guided tour to the sustainable buildings, showing the innovations in energy efficiency in the former hospital. In addition to the award presentation, an exciting framework program on the topics 'Policy and vision for an energy transition' and 'Moving towards energy democracy' will be presented by an international panel. Afterwards, a get-together allows award winners and guests to mingle and exchange ideas and information. English-Spanish simultaneous translation will be provided. Please register for free until 9th November 2016.

ESP Pokale 300dpiEstablished in 1994, the European Solar Prize has since been handed out every year to towns and municipalities, community businesses, associations or organizations, architects, journalists and individuals for their extraordinary accomplishments and significant contributions to the use and expansion of renewable energy. With the Solar Prize EUROSOLAR recognizes outstanding commitment to renewable energy. The prize is given to make pioneers and leaders the focus of public attention and to give fresh impetus to a renewable energy-based and decentralized energy turnaround. It honors outstanding and innovative projects and initiatives from all parts of society. At the end of each year the award winners are celebrated at a festive gathering in different European countries.

Please click on the subcategories in the menue on the left side to get more information about the award ceremonies and the award winners from the previous years.

The application period for this years' European Solar Prize has come to its end. Applications for the European Solar Prize 2017 can be submit from February 2017.