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ENERGY GLOBE World Award 2013
The winners and finalists come from 15 countries and have a common goal: building the sustainable world of tomorrow. Their projects are the answer to many of our environmental problems, and a model for sustainable living.
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  • Applicant: Solar Projects Foundation for Nicaraguan Women (FUPROSOMUNIC)
    Project: “Solar Women” for Central America
    Country: Nicaragua More than 700 “solar women” in Nicaragua are learning to protect the environment and the health of their families, to produce delicious teas and dried fruit and to generate additional income.
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  • Applicant: Ecovative Design LLC
    Project: Mushrooms instead of styrofoam
    Country: United States A particular type of mushrooms is grown on biowaste, shaped by moulds, and the resulting material is marketed as an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic foams.
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  • Applicant: ecoduna produktions- GmbH
    Project: Unique in the World: Energy from Algae
    Country: Austria A unique extremely energy-efficient algae production method, powered by photovoltaic and that solves a wide range of environmental issues and provides raw materials that are running short for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, pet food, energy, etc..
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  • Applicant: FMD Design Studio
    Project: K2 ECO TANK
    Country: United Kingdom A shower room with a grey water collection system from the shower and sink, which is then recycled to flush the toilet.
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  • Applicant: Solar Projects Foundation for Nicaraguan Women (FUPROSOMUNIC)
    Project: “Solar Women” for Central America
    Country: Nicaragua More than 700 “solar women” in Nicaragua are learning to protect the environment and the health of their families, to produce delicious teas and dried fruit and to generate additional income.
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  • Applicant: Cans For Kids
    Project: Old Aluminium Cans Help Improve Medical Care for Children
    Country: Cyprus A recycling project for used aluminum cans helps improve medical care for children and at the same time benefits the environment of Cyprus.
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  • Applicant: ZEF – Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, University of Bonn
    Project: Land and Water Management for a more hospitable region
    Country: Uzbekistan An interdisciplinary research and education project in the Uzbek region of Khorezm shows how natural resources can be used in an economically optimal yet environmentally sustainable manner.
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  • Applicant: Beijing Chyau Fwu Properties Co. Ltd
    Project: Arts of Wonderland: The green Oasis of Beijing
    Country: China A green oasis in the middle of a metropolis provides high environmental awareness and shows how sustainable buildings can greatly reduce operational costs and provide for a pleasant climate.
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  • Applicant: Vermigold Ecotech Pvt Ltd
    Project: Soil, Not Waste - Converting Organic Waste with the Help of Worms in India
    Country: India The Indian company Vermigold developed a waste management system that uses earth worms to convert organic waste into soil and fertiliser. This process reduces carbon dioxide emissions drastically.
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  • Applicant: Marine Geological Institute, Ministry of Research & Development for Energy & Mineral Resources
    Project: Clean Energy from the Earth for Indonesian Villages
    Country: Indonesia Utilisation of biogenic gas for cooking and as a power source for homes and small businesses, avoiding the use of fossil fuels and deforestation. As well as using heat from hot springs for drying, improving crop yields and farmers' incomes and protect the environment.
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  • Applicant: Iberdrola
    Project: Underwater Turbines Generate Electricity
    Country: United Kingdom Ten underwater turbines reminiscent of wind turbines generate electricity for 5,000 households off the coast of Western Scotland.
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  • Applicant: Water Missions International & SolarWorld AG
    Project: Clean Water for an Entire Village
    Country: Malawi A Malawian village gets its drinking water from a deep well with the aid of a solar-powered pump and has established a committee to take care of the system’s day-to-day operation.
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  • Applicant: Solvatten AB
    Project: Sunlight Turns Dirty Water into Clean, Healthy Drinking Water
    Country: Mali A portable water canister uses a new technology to harness solar radiation and turn contaminated water into drinking water, thus preventing many cases of illness, in particular among children.
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  • Applicant: WWF Finland
    Project: Green Offices with an Environmental Management System
    Country: Finland WWF Finland has developed a Green Office programme to help organizations minimise their environmental impact and their ecological footprint, conserve energy and mitigate climate change.
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  • Applicant: Multy Touch International
    Project: Giant-Scale Afforestation in Kenya - Protecting the Environment and Creating Jobs
    Country: Kenya A giant afforestation project in Kenya wants to plant 124.8 million trees with the help of seven million participating students. The renewable raw material will be harvested in a sustainable manner to improve the living conditions of millions of inhabitants.
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  • Applicant: Ökozentrum (Centre of Appropriate Technology and Social Ecology)
    Project: Learning about the effects of everyday consumption
    Country: Switzerland Young people learn about the global effects of their consumption patterns and how they can make their behaviour more sustainable during guided tours of their towns.
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  • Applicant: Saint Paul College
    Project: Saint Paul Goes Green
    Country: Costa Rica Pupils of a combined pre-, elementary and secondary school learn about practical ways to protect the environment through their older schoolmates and by tending their own gardens.
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ENERGY GLOBE Facts & Figures

  • Established 1999
  • The world’s most prestigious environmental award
  • 6000 project entries from more than 161 countries
  • 1000 hours annual tv reports.
    Award presenters: Kofi Annan, Martin Sheen, Mikhail Gorbachev, Dionne Warwick, etc.