Granting Special Awards of the Energy Globe Foundation to Iranian organizations due to adoption of sustainability approaches in their projects and organizations at the 18th Energy Globe Awards Ceremony, January 16, Tehran
1- Special prize of the Energy Globe Foundation in category of Earth was awarded to the project of Pars Petrochemical Company: 20 hectares of forestry near the dam of Bostano village/Landscaping and park construction near Bostano dam. This award was granted due to the development of the forest in the Asaluyeh and establishment of a recreation and accommodation center in this region.
2- Special prize of the Energy Globe in category of Air was awarded to the project of Tehran Province water and Wastewater Company: Soft Pressure Reducer. This award was granted due to the clean electric power generation from the Tehran Water Transfer Project, despite the fact that the water and wastewater company's mission is not to produce electricity.
3- Golden Special prize of the Energy Globe in category of Water was awarded to JYANE Construction Company due to its adoption of sustainability approach in many projects, in particular the projects of wastewater treatment plants and rehabilitation of water to the network, as well as the project of preventing penetration of sea salt water into the southern country's palm trees and save more than 40 million palms.
4- Special prize of the Energy Globe in category of Youth was awarded to the historic city of Yazd due to its adoption of sustainability approach. This prize was awarded to Yazd as a model in the world for the proper management of water resources and construction of buildings using sustainable energy and adopting this approach in the urban development in future.