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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 09:09

New report reveals finance and support gap for clean energy access enterprises

Solar panel on thatched roof

A new report published today by Ashden and Christian Aid reveals how donors, investors, technical experts and policy makers can improve support to enterprises providing access to clean energy in the developing world.

Some 1.3 billion people live without electricity, while nearly 3 billion people cook on open fires or inefficient cookstoves, damaging health and keeping people trapped in poverty.

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 09:46

2014 Ashden Award winners announced

St Faiths, Cambridge, win an Ashden School Award



Fourteen trailblazing sustainable energy enterprises from the UK, France, Belgium, Africa, India and Southeast Asia have been announced today (22 May) as winners of this year’s Ashden Awards, the world’s leading green energy awards. Winners were announced at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 16:21

Finalists announced for the 2014 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel

Tisséo has made public transport a desirable option in Toulouse

Today we have announced the four finalists for the 2014 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel. Living Streets, Ecotricity, Stad Mechelen in Belgium and Tisséo in Toulouse, France, have each moved a step closer to winning a share of a £30,000 prize fund. Two winners will be announced at a prestigious ceremony in London on 22 May 2014.

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 08:42

Finalists announced for 2014 Ashden Awards

A major focus for this year’s awards will be how access to clean energy improves the lives of women and girls

We are excited to announce the finalists for the 14th Ashden Awards, which will shine a light on sustainable energy trailblazers from the UK and across the globe that are tackling climate change and transforming people’s lives.

Thu, 13/03/2014 - 12:27

Ashden sustainable schools programme to expand

Pupils 'going green' by recycling and turning off lights

With the help of a grant from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, we're expanding our low-energy sustainable schools programme, which is designed to help schools save money on their fuel bills and reduce their carbon footprint.

Fri, 31/01/2014 - 17:04

Ashden announces shortlist for outstanding achievement award for tackling fuel poverty

Insulating our homes is vital to ending fuel poverty

At the start of the biggest fuel poverty campaign week in UK history, Ashden today announced the shortlist for a new outstanding achievement award for success in tackling fuel poverty.

Cold Homes Week starts today, a week of action coordinated by the Energy Bill Revolution aimed at piling pressure on the Government to invest in home insulation as the only way to end fuel poverty for good.

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