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The European Solar Prize 2012 was presented by EUROSOLAR in cooperation with KfW Bankengruppe. This year's winners came from Austria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.

The award ceremony took place at the Berlin branch of KfW Bankengruppe on 7 December at 18:00. Irm Scheer-Pontenagel, Managing Director of EUROSOLAR and Werner Oerter, Head of the SME Division of KfW Bankengruppe welcomed the attendees. Words of commendation were said by Prof. Peter Droege, President of EUROSOLAR.

Created by EUROSOLAR in 1994, the European Solar Prize has since been given for exemplary projects and initiatives in the field of renewable energy use. It recognizes outstanding achievements, creativity and innovation in renewable energy applications. By giving the awards it is intended to spark and reinforce public interest in renewable energy.

EUROSOLAR congratulates all winners of the 2012 European Solar Prize.

You find a brochure with all laureates here.

 

Category
Towns/municipalities, council districts, public utilities
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Zagreb, Karlovac, Krapina-Zagorje counties and the city of Zagreb / Croatia
Project Successful program dedicated to financing renewables
  Citation & video of award-winning project
  www.regea.org

 

Category
Owners or operators of renewable energy installations
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Umwelt Arena AG / Switzerland
Project The Umwelt Arena – more than energy sufficient, by 203 %
  Citation & video of award-winning project
  www.umweltarena.ch

 

Category
Local or regional associations/organisations
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Som Energia / Spain
Project Spain's first renewable energy cooperative
  Citation & video of award-winning project
  www.somenergia.coop

 

Category
Solar architecture and urban planning
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Silvio d'Ascia / Italy, France
Project Solar architectural design for the new Porta Susa rail station in Turin
  Citation & video of award-winning project
  www.dascia.com
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International Building Exhibition IBA Hamburg and research group Professor Dieter D. Genske / Germany
Project Energy Atlas: Future Concept Renewable Wilhelmsburg
  Citation & video of award-winning project
  www.iba-hamburg.dewww.fh-nordhausen.de

 

Category
Transport and mobility
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Europa Studio Ltd. / Hungary
Project Renewable energy transitions: a learning facility for solar mobility
  Citation & video of award-winning project
  www.europastudio.hu

Category
Special achievement prize for individual commitment
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Franz Niessler / Austria
Project A half-century commitment to the shift to renewable energy
  Citation & video of prize recipient