European Solar Prize 2009

You can find here the laureates of the European Solar Prize 2009.
(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe

The Award Ceremony took place on December 11th, 2009, in the Berlin branch of the KfW Bankengruppe. Erik Bettermann, Director General of Deutsche Welle, delivered the laudation. EUROSOLAR President and recipient of the Right Livelihood Award Dr Hermann Scheer presented the prizes to the winners.

Created by EUROSOLAR in 1994, the European Solar Prize has since rewarded towns, companies, individuals and organisations every year for outstanding service rendered to the utilization and applications of renewable energy in all its available forms. The recipients are celebrated for outstanding projects, initiatives and innovation.

Category
Cities, municipalities or municipal services
(2 laureates)
(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
Municipality of Morbach / Germany
Project The Morbach way of going energy self-sufficient
Appreciation
Appreciation Municiplality of Morbach

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 Homepage www.morbach.de
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(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
Geovest S.r.l. / Italy
 Project Cross-community projects in the field of renewable energy
 Appreciation Appreciation Geovest S.r.l

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Homepage www.geovest.it

 

Category
Industrial and commercial companies or farmers
(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
KWB - Kraft und Wärme aus Biomasse GmbH / Austria
Project Specialist for pellet, wood chip and log-wood heating systems
Appreciation Appreciation KWB - Kraft und Wärme aus Biomasse GmbH

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Homepage
www.kwb.at


Category
Owners or users of installations utilizing renewable energy
(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
grab architekten ag / Switzerland
Project "Kraftwerk B" - a multi-family building 'energy plus'
Appreciation Appreciation grab architekten ag

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Homepage
www.grabarchitekten.ch


Category
Local or regional associations promoting renewable energy projects
(2 laureates)
(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
Terra Foundation / Spain
Project Guerrilla Solar: Plug in to the sun
Appreciation
Appreciation Terra Foundation

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 Homepage www.ecoterra.org
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(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
DACE - East Mediterranean Environmental Association / Turkey
 Project Regional network inspired others to follow suit
 Appreciation Appreciation DACE

video presentation

Homepage www.dace.8k.com

 

Category
Media
(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
"Here Comes the Sun" - Rob van Hattum / Netherlands
Project Model documentary on the solar energy revolution
Appreciation Appreciation "Here Comes the Sun" - Rob van Hattum

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Homepage
www.vpro.nl

 

Category
One-world cooperation
(2 laureates)

(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
Solartaxi / Switzerland

Project World tour powered by the sun
Appreciation
Appreciation Solartaxi

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Homepage www.solartaxi.com
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(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
INFORSE-Europe / Denmark
 Project Renewable energy network excelled
 Appreciation Appreciation INFORSE-Europe

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Homepage www.inforse.org/europe

 

Category
Special achievement prize for outstanding individual commitment
(2 laureates)
(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
Claude Turmes / Luxembourg
Project Dedicated champion of European renewable energy
Appreciation
Appreciation Claude Turmes

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 Homepage www.claudeturmes.lu
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(C) Jan Zappner, KfW Bankengruppe
Dr Wolfhart Dürrschmidt / Germany
 Project Long-standing commitment to renewable energy in teh Ministry of Environment
 Appreciation Appreciation Dr Wolfhart Dürrschmidt

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Homepage www.erneuerbare-energien.de