You can find here the laureates of the European Solar Prizes 2006. The awarding ceremony took place on December 8th, 2006, in the Berlin office of the KfW-Bankengruppe.

Winners of the European Solar Prizes 2006
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Since 1994 EUROSOLAR has been awarding the European Solar Prizes to municipalities, companies, individuals using Renewable Energies, and to organizations who rendered outstanding service to the utilization of Renewable Energy. The European Solar Prizes are awarded by EUROSOLAR in cooperation with KfW Bankengruppe. The winners of the European Solar Prizes are chosen among the applicants for the respective national Solar Prizes.

EUROSOLAR congratulates all winners of the European Solar Prizes 2006.

Category Cities/Municipalities, counties and municipal services
Winner 1 Gemeinde Mureck
Municipality of Mureck (Austria)
Project Green Energy Region Mureck/Steiermark
Appreciation
Appreciation Municipality of Mureck
Video Video Municipality of Mureck (ram)

www.mureck.gv.at
Winner 2 Jämtland County
Jämtland County Energy Agency (Sweden)
Project Energy Autonomous Region
Appreciation Appreciation Jämtland County Energy Agency
Video Video Jämtland County Energy Agency (ram)

www.energikontoret.z.se


Category Industrial and commercial companies and farmers
Winner Solarcentury
Solarcentury (United Kingdom)
Project Solarcentury
Appreciation Appreciation Solarcentury
Video
Video Solarcentury (ram)

www.solarcentury.com

 

Category Owners or users of installations utilizing Renewable Energies
Winner
Mr and Ms Béat und Elsbeth Aeberhard
Mr and Ms Béat und Elsbeth Aeberhard, Vivy-Energie Sàrl (Switzerland)
Project Solar farm
Appreciation Appreciation Béat und Elsbeth Aeberhard
Video
Video Béat und Elsbeth Aeberhard (ram)

 

Category Local or regional associations promoting projects for Renewable Energies
Winner Ecozac
Les Amis de l'EcoZAC (France)
Project Engagement for the first "green" suburb of Paris
Appreciation Appreciation Les Amis de l'EcoZAC
Video
Video Les Amis de l'EcoZAC (ram)

www.ecoz.ouvaton.org

 

Category Solar architecture and urban development
Winner Solar Decathlon 2005 UPM Team
Solar Decathlon 2005 UPM Team (Spain)
Project "Magic Box" - A solar house for the 21st century
Appreciation Appreciation Solar Decathlon 2005 UPM Team
Video
Video Solar Decathlon 2005 UPM Team (ram)

www.solardecathlon.upm.es/2005

 

Category Media
Winner tz-München
tz-München (Germany)
Project Serial "Future Earth"
Appreciation Appreciation tz-München
Video
Video tz-München (ram)

www.tz-online.de

 

Category Education
Winner Wissenschaftliches Zentrum für Umweltsystemforschung
Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel (Germany/Hungary)
Project SOLANOVA
Appreciation Appreciation Center for Environmental Systems Research
Video
Video Center for Environmental Systems Research (ram)

www.solanova.eu

 

Category One World Cooperation
Winner Grameen Shukti
Grameen Shakti (Bangladesh)
Project Rural Empowerment through Renewable Energy - Women's Initiative
Appreciation Appreciation Grameen Shakti
Video
Video Grameen Shakti (ram)

www.gshakti.org

 

Category Special prize for extraordinary individual commitment
Winner 1 Dr. Giuliano Grassi
Dr. Giuliano Grassi (Italy)
Project Engagement for the use of biomass
Appreciation
Appreciation Dr. Giuliano Grassi
Video
Video Dr. Giuliano Grassi (ram)

www.eubia.org
Winner 2 Prof. Dr. Adolf Goetzberger
Prof. Dr. Adolf Goetzberger (Germany)
Project Scientific research in the field of Renewable Energy and engagement for solar energy
Appreciation Appreciation Prof. Dr. Adolf Goetzberger
Video Video Prof. Dr. Adolf Goetzberger (ram)

www.ise.fhg.de
Winner 3 Prof. Dr. Werner Kleinkauf
Prof. Dr. Werner Kleinkauf (Germany)
Project Scientific research in the field of Renewable Energy and engagement for decentral energy supply systems
Appreciation Appreciation Prof. Dr. Werner Kleinkauf
Video Video Prof. Dr. Werner Kleinkauf (ram)

www.iset.uni-kassel.de