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These awards recognise renewable energy projects in the UK and the developing world, promoting local, sustainable energy.
The aim of the Ashden Awards is to promote the widespread use of local, sustainable energy, because of the environmental, social and economic benefits this provides. The awards reward outstanding and innovative renewable energy projects in developing countries and in the UK, with funding for future developments.
Through the scheme and related activities, these awards aim to persuade policymakers, funders and the wider public to recognise renewable energy efficiency as a crucial tool for addressing the urgent global issues of climate change, pollution and energy supply, as well as the social and economic needs of local communities across the globe.
The Ashden Award for International Development 2020 prize package is as follows:
Award of up to £20,000
National and international media exposure
Tailored support to develop work even further
Media materials to help tell a story
The Ashden Award for Cities 2020 prize package is as follows:
Prize money of £10,000 per award
National media exposure
Access to policymakers and investors
Ongoing tailored support to help expand work
Year-round speaking opportunities and networking events
In general, the awards are open to any type of organisation, including businesses, social enterprises, not-for-profits and public sector.
This is an annual programme.
Applications for the 2020 Ashden Awards opened on 4 November 2019. They will close on 11 December 2019 at 11.59pm.
Applications must be supported by three referees.
Winners will be announced in the spring.
Ashden Awards website
For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:
Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy
5 Wilton Road
Tel: 020 7410 7023
Email: [email protected]
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