The Category Awards
Apply for one of the three category awards of Energy Efficiency Award
The international prize for energy efficiency is awarded in the categories: “Energy Transition 2.0”, “Energy efficiency: from clever to digital” and “Energy services and energy management”. User-driven energy efficiency stands at the center of the competition. In this way businesses can show, how technological know-how and strategical decision making contribute to an integrated, future-compliant energy system.
Private and public companies were invited to submit their projects by July 15, 2018
All private or public businesses can apply, if they have either improved their energy efficiency by modifying existing installations or have created something new. The application for one of the category awards can be made via the online platform of the competition. Please note that the category can only be awarded to projects that are fully completed. Alternatively, concepts can be handed in for the “Concept Award”. The applications must be made by a person involved in the project. Concerning this it does not matter whether the business one is involved in planned, executed or received the efficiency measures. The application form asks for detailed information about the business, the completed energy efficiency measures and the results of these measures.
All applications that are handed in will be evaluated by a jury of international experts according to unified standards. In the foreground there will be: energy saving, climate protection, economic factors, degree of innovation and transferability onto other businesses.
The nominees will be announced in October 2018. The Award ceremony will take place as a part of the dena-congress on the 26th of November 2018 in Berlin.
The German Energy Agency (dena) awards the Energy Efficiency Award since 2007 within the framework of the Initiative for more Energy Efficiency. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy supports the international competition, which was organized with the support of its premium partners Danfoss and KfW.