Submitted by: Austria Solar - Verein zur Förderung der thermischen Solarenergie
Implemented country: Austria
Title: Day of the Sun

The nationwide day of the Sun in 2002 from Austria Solar Association was launched and has since been held annually for four years as European Day of the Sun. Overall, in the ten years in some communities in Austria 2600, businesses, schools, kindergartens, universities and counseling centers. The number of programs has risen from 8 in the first year to 440 in 2011. In the ten years the day of the sun were thousands of people at events in 2131 used a total of 250,000 local visitors. The campaign has proven to be transferable internationally and has contributed significantly to the international forefront of Austria to the dissemination of solar systems.