The Ashden Awards reward organisations in the private, public and not for profit sectors that deliver sustainable energy at the local level, and through this bring social, economic and environmental benefits. The themes for 2018 are focused on the developments required to move the UK rapidly towards a low-carbon economy. In 2018 the Ashden Awards we will make a total of up to four UK Awards.
The themes for 2017 are focused on the 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
- Clean air in towns and cities (sustainable Transport)
- Facilitating energy market transformation for sustainability.
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 www.ashden.org.
The deadline for applications is 11.59 GMT on 7 November 2017.