On: 21/06/2012 18:15:00
Location: Jumeirah Carlton, London SW1X 9PY
Attendees: This event is open to both members and non-members
The REA is excited to announce this year’s runner-ups and winners at the 7th Annual British Renewable Energy Awards!
Manufacturer / Employer Award
Community Award - Sponsored by Infinis
Flagship Project Award
Ebico Limited and Eden Project Limited
Eco2 and BNP Paribas Clean Energy Fund
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd
Connie Hedegaard, the EU's first Climate Action Commissioner
Chris Matthews of the Co-operative Bank
Thank you to our sponsors:
Congratulations to all shortlisted nominees!
We would however like to thank all those who took the time to nominate, your effort and dedication in recognising achievement reflects the tenacity of the renewables industry. It was a difficult task but from around the 300 nominations the following companies were shortlisted for awards in the following categories:
|Community Award - Sponsored by Infinis||Manufacturer / Employer|
|Camphill Community Glencraig||Agri Energy|
|Community Energy Warwickshire||Burntisland Fabrications|
|Esk Energy (Yorkshire) Ltd||G24 Innovations|
|Fintry Development Trust||Pelamis Wave Power|
|Little Bickington Community Project||Rolls Royce|
|British Gas Solar||Forest Fuels Ltd|
|Ebico Limited and Eden Project||Marks & Spencer Plc|
|Eco2 and BNP Paribas Clean Energy Fund||Methanogen|
|The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd||Tesco Stores Ltd|
|Lightsource Renewable Energy Limited||Technological Innovation|
|Plug into the Sun||Advanced Plasma Power|
|Azur Solar Systems Limited|
|Bright Green Energy||Glosfume Ltd|
|Dulas Ltd||National Grid|
|Ethical Solar||Pelamis Wave Power|
|LowC Communities Ltd|
|Damian Carrington, The Guardian|
|James Murray, BusinessGreen||The Judge’s Award and Political Leadership|
|Seb Kennedy, reNews||Award to be announced at the Gala Dinner!|
Community - for a community group which has been active in developing a community renewable energy project or programme of renewable installations in their locality during 2011.
Flagship Project - for a company that has developed an outstanding renewables project. This may be a building integrated project, an on-site development or a particularly noteworthy stand-alone project.
Installer - for a company which has excelled in the installation of on-site renewable equipment.
Journalist - for a broadcast, broadsheet, or online commentator who has excelled in the communication of renewable energy.
Manufacturer / Employer - for a company which has noteworthy manufacturing facilities for renewable energy equipment, components or fuels or is making other products but is using its own on-site renewable energy source, or perhaps has improved its environmental performance by introducing some other process technique involving renewables, or has encouraged renewables through its supply chain.
Pioneer - for an organisation outside the sustainable energy industry, pioneering the use of renewable fuels, heat or power.
Political Leadership - for a national, regional or local politician who ha
s made an outstanding contribution to advancing UK renewables.
Technological Innovation - for any innovative, new, renewable energy conversion device, invention or application which has achieved a major milestone or reached the market since 2011.
The Judges Award - we have decided to replace the former Champion Award with a special Judges Award this year. It is anticipated that the judges will mainly consider lifetime achievement, but the award could conceivably be given for any other outstanding contribution to renewables not covered by the above categories. Judges are happily accepting suggestions of names for this category.
Catherine Mitchell, Professor at Exeter University
Gaynor Hartnell, Chief Executive of the REA
Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director of Forum for the Future
Michael Ware, Partner at BDO LLP
Miriam Maes, CEO of Foresee
Peter Ainsworth, Head of Judges and Chair of the BIG Lottery Fund
Richard Nourse, Managing Partner Novusmodus
Tom Heap, Writer and BBC Presenter
Virginia Graham, Chief Executive of the REAL Assurance Scheme
The 7th Annual British Renewable Energy Awards were hosted at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel on the 21st June 2012.
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