Posts tagged with "solar"

Guest blogger
By Ellie Mika, Communications Assistant
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 organizations and programmes.
Guest blogger
By Max Mace, Communications team intern
Following last year’s seismic global changes and despite the uncertainty that lies ahead, it’s not all doom and gloom particularly when it comes to clean energy.
Guest blogger
By Max Mace, Communications team intern
Two former Ashden Award winners OVESCO and Ringmer College are working hand in hand to sustain community energy in East Sussex.
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By Simon Collings, Director of Learning and Innovation, Energy4Impact
As well as being eco-friendly, solar-powered fridges can provide huge benefits for small businesses in developing countries.
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By Will McMyn, Head of Public Affairs, Good Energy
Good Energy’s Head of Public Affairs, Will McMyn, looks at how community involvement will be key to keeping up momentum on renewables in the UK.
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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.
Julia Hawkins
By Julia Hawkins, Ashden PR and Digital Media Manager
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....
Ed Dean
By Ed Dean, Head of Development
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.
Julia Hawkins
By Julia Hawkins, Ashden PR and Digital Media Manager
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.