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Tue, 10/12/2013 - 15:51

Ashden and Grayling Future Planet join forces to champion sustainable energy


We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Grayling Future Planet to help us provide communications support to Ashden Award winners across the UK.

Grayling will be helping us provide communications advice to Ashden’s UK Alumni Network through a series of workshops covering all aspects of communications and social media. Their PR experts will also be offering us advice and support to help us promote entries to the 2015 Ashden Awards.

Fri, 06/12/2013 - 16:07

Ashden joins the Energy Bill Revolution



Ashden has today signed up to the Energy Bill Revolution alliance, calling for warm homes and lower bills.

The Energy Bill Revolution is the largest fuel poverty alliance in the world, formed of charities, businesses, councils, trade unions, health and environmental groups all calling on the Government to use the money it gets from carbon taxes to make our homes super-energy efficient.

Mon, 04/11/2013 - 12:34

Ashden supports the National Trust to launch new carbon-cutting network

There were some great pledges made at the launch event

Some of the UK’s largest charities and landowners are acting together to fight the impact of climate change and rising energy costs in a new carbon-cutting network, created by Ashden Gold Award winner Read more

Mon, 30/09/2013 - 12:20

USAID and Ashden launch energy for agriculture award


Ashden, in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is delighted to announce today a new 2014 award for innovators using clean energy technologies to increase production in the agricultural sector.

The USAID Ashden Energy for Agriculture Award is free to enter and open for entries until 5 November 2013. After a rigorous judging process the winner will receive an award of up to £40,000 at a prestigious ceremony in London on 22 May 2014.

Wed, 04/09/2013 - 10:27

Calling sustainable energy trailblazers


Our search begins today for winners of the 2014 Ashden Awards, offering the chance for sustainable energy trailblazers in the UK and developing world to receive global recognition for their efforts and join an elite community of Ashden alumni. 

Entry to the Ashden Awards is free and the closing date is 5 November. Following the most rigorous judging process of any green award scheme we know of, in May next year a total of £210,000 in prize money will be awarded to 13 outstanding winners across four award categories.

Fri, 21/06/2013 - 00:44

2013 Ashden Awards recognise green energy champions

SolarAid won the 2013 International Gold Award (Image: Andrew Aitchison)

Winners of the 2013 Ashden Awards were announced this evening at an emotional and inspirational ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

14 outstanding winners across 5 categories were hailed for using local sustainable energy to tackle poverty and climate change in the UK and developing world.  The ceremony, now in its 13th year, was hosted by cultural commentator and broadcaster Emma Freud.

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