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Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Funding for local sustainable energy – Ashden Awards

The Ashden Awards reward organisations that deliver sustainable energy at the local level, and through this bring social, economic and environmental benefits. This year the Awards are focusing on existing work to reduce and manage demand for energy, as well as generating renewable energy.

In 2017 the Ashden Awards we will make a total of up to four UK Awards. The themes for 2017 are focused on work to reduce and manage demand for energy. In particular, the Awards are looking for pioneering enterprises and programmes that are demonstrating achievement in any of the following areas:

  • Sustainable buildings;
  • Energy innovation;
  • Sustainable transport in towns and cities; and
  • Smart energy.

The winner of each awards category will receive a prize of £10,000 as well as national media exposure.  The Ashden Awards will also be giving separate awards for international organisations, details of which are available on

The deadline for applications is 7th November 2017.

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