2012 Energy Efficiency Award
As part of the Energy Efficiency Campaign (Initiative EnergieEffizienz), the German Energy Agency (dena) announces a call for projects for the sixth Energy Efficiency Award.
This international prize is designed to reward excellence in increasing energy efficiency in industry and production. Why not make your business a benchmark for energy efficiency and let us reward you for your successful efforts? We are looking for existing exemplary projects for increasing the energy efficiency of a wide range of energy-using processes in industry and production.
As a prize winner, you will be recognised for your work and and become a motivating force in increasing energy efficiency. At the same time, you will benefit from dena’s intensive public relations work and be presented as an energy efficiency pioneer. You may also use the award for your own publicity purposes.
A jury composing top-ranking experts from business, science and politics will select the winners from the entries received.
Prizes will be awarded to the winners at the dena Congress, which is to take placeon 18th and 19th September 2012 in Berlin.
The first prize will receive EUR 15,000, the second EUR 10,000 and the third EUR 5,000.
Who is eligible?
The competition is open to any business from industry and production that has sucessfully implemented in-house energy efficiency projects. Cooperative entries from end users and the plant manufacturers, planners or advisers involved in their project are also invited to apply. Entries from small and medium-sized businesses are particularly welcome. Entries from competition sponsors cannot be accepted.
The projects received will be assessed using the following criteria:
Level of innovation
Transferability to other businesses
Environmental effects, in particular relevance to climate protection
How to apply
Register your energy efficiency project by May 4, 2012.
Complete the entry documents and send them to us. The documents and all necessary information regarding the competition can be found at:
Patron of the competition is Dr Philipp Rösler, Federal Minister of Economics and Technology. Premium Partners are DZ BANK AG, Imtech Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG and Siemens AG.
Contact and further information:
Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) – German Energy Agency
Energy Systems and Energy Services
Chausseestrasse 128 a
10115 Berlin, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)30 72 61 65 – 620
Telefax: +49 (0)30 72 61 65 – 699