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European Solar Prize 2016 awarded in 'Sant Pau', Barcelona

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On 18th November EUROSOLAR e.V. together with EUROSOLAR Spain and Barcelona City Council awarded nine nominees, in seven categories, from eight different countries with the European Solar Prize 2016. This year’s award ceremony took place in the historical builings of the former hospital 'Sant Pau' in Barcelona – a city committed to sustainable energy.

In the additional symposium consens was found, that the implementation of a common political framework for a ‘Renewable Energy Union’ has to focus on the different national, regional and local needs and must aim at ambitious renewable energy targets.

Outdated conventional structures and the gigantic subsidies for fossil and nuclear energy have to be overcome. The realization of a sustainable energy system is urgently necessary and already numerous actors show how renewable energy can successfully being used.

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City of KisieliceEnergy self-sufficient community of Kisielice, Poland

Outstanding commitment and role model of a renewable development in Poland on local scale. CITY OF KISIELICE

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Johann Böhm webRenovation Johann Böhm, Austria

Innovative and transferable concept of transforming an apartment building from the sixties into a plus-energy-building. NUSSMÜLLER ARCHITEKTEN ZT GMBH


Anliker webMedal: Renovation Anliker, Switzerland

Innovative and highly efficient concept for a sustainable refurbishment of a heritage-protected building. CHRISTIAN & ELISABETH ANLIKER/CLEVERGIE GMBH

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Bodegas TorresBodegas Torres, Spain

Overall concept for the sustainable use of energy and other natural resources in the fabrication of wine. MIGUEL TORRES, S.A.


interfloatInterfloat Corporation, Principality of Liechtenstein

Best-practice example of an economic transformation in a declining coal region by fulfilling a corporate structural change. INTERFLOAT COOPERATION

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RepoweringRepowering London, United Kingdom

Establishment of a grassroots organized community-power development in London’s Brixton neighborhood. REPOWERING

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Zusamme Solar1Zusamme Solar! Colmar, Germany/France

Role model and inspiration for common European renewable energy projects across national borders and juridical frontiers. FESA ENERGIE GENO/ENERGIES PARTAGEES

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Weisse Arena Bergbahnen webWeisse Arena Gruppe, Switzerland

On the way to the world’s first self-sufficient winter sports resort with a PV-powered ski lift, diesel-electric snow groomers and heat recovery units. WEISSE ARENA AG

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nph1 webnph deutschland, Germany

Implementation of a solar smart grid to cover the energy demands of 15 humanitarian programs in Haiti. NPH DEUTSCHLAND E.V./BIOHAUS-STIFTUNG


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