ManagEnergy has nominated three outstanding
Sustainable energy projects from Denmark,Latvia and the UK for its annual Local Energy Action Award.
The Award is presented every year to projects that trigger sustainable energy actions at the local and regional level.
For the 2012 round of the award competition,
ManagEnergy received a record 64 projects from 23 countries,
covering a wide range of energy efficiency and renewable energy topics.
The three finalists were selected by a high-level jury composed of key actors representing public authorities,
energy agencies, city networks, and industry and citizens associations from across Europe.
The rigorous evaluation procedure considered the projects’ impact, sustainability and replication potential.
The 2012 ManagEnergy Local Energy Action Award finalists are:
Community Power Cornwall, a co-operative developed by Community Energy Plus, an
award-winning fuel poverty organisation in Cornwall, UK. The scheme brings together
investors and communities for the development of renewable energy installations.
Energy Efficiency Measures in Multi-Residential Buildings, an initiative of the Zemgale
Regional Energy Agency in Latvia, which focuses on the refurbishment of multi-residential
buildings, a major consumer of energy in the region and in the country as a whole.
Samsø 2.0 – Energy Education, an integrated initiative developed by Samsø Energy Academy
to help the Danish island achieve complete fossil fuel independence, and become a prime
destination for sustainable energy planning and awareness training.