The aim of the Ashden Awards is to promote the widespread use of local, sustainable energy.

The Awards recognise renewable energy projects in the UK and the developing world, promoting the widespread use of local, sustainable energy, because of the environmental, social and economic benefits which it can provide.

They reward outstanding and innovative renewable energy projects in developing countries and in the UK, with funding for future developments.

Through the scheme and related activities, these awards aim to persuade policymakers, funders and the wider public to recognise renewable energy efficiency as a crucial tool for addressing the urgent global issues of climate change, pollution and energy supply, as well as the social and economic needs of local communities across the globe.

2019 prize package for the Ashden International Awards:

  • Award of up to ¬£20,000
  • National and international media exposure
  • Tailored support to develop work even further
  • Media materials to help tell a story

2019 prize package for the Ashden UK Awards:

  • Prize money of ¬£10,000 per Award
  • National media exposure
  • Access to new networks and investors
  • Tailored support to help expand work

The awards are open to any type of organisation, including businesses, social enterprises, not-for-profits and public sector.

The deadline for receipt of applications for the 2019 Awards is 6 November 2018.

Find out more here.

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