How previous winners handle policy and regulatory hurdles: Winning an Ashden Award is by far not the end of the journey for our sustainable energy leaders. Winners still face many obstacles when dealing with policies and regulations within their local countries as they continue to build their organisations and programmes.
By Victoria Charleston, Policy and Research Officer, Ashden
Candidates in the London mayoral election have all offered up a vision of a sustainable, healthy London. Whoever is elected could learn a thing or two from the vast wealth of experience of previous Ashden Award winners and current finalists.
Andrew Newman is Director and Co-Founder of Armstrong Energy Global, which is sponsoring our International Conference on 9 June. I found out why he is convinced that India's energy future lies in solar power....
A summer shower had just begun so I was glad to be in the shelter of the Forest Row Community Centre. I was in this East Sussex village, the gateway to the beautiful Ashdown Forest, to visit the Forest Row Energy Fair.
To continue the theme of our #Volts4Women campaign in May, we are publishing a series of interviews on the theme of Women in Power, featuring some of the most inspiring women whose organisations were recognised with Ashden Awards on 22 May. Today it's the turn of Erica Mackey, COO of Off.Grid: Electric, which won the Citi Ashden Award for Innovation in Finance.