Ashden Award-winning community engagement project Transition Streets has created a tried-and-tested way to break down the barriers and bring people together to take action on energy – and a new Streets-wise programme is now available for community groups to adapt the project to their own area.
Figures produced by the UK’s leading car-sharing website liftshare, winner of one of this year's Eurostar Ashden Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel, show that car sharing is becoming the natural choice of travel for cost–conscious commuters.
National liftshare Week at the beginning of October had a record-breaking impact on the number of commuters asking others going their way to car-share with them.
Two Ashden Award-winning schools have won further plaudits for their work to transform their schools’ energy culture in an EU-wide school energy efficiency competition.
Deadline for applications 23 October 2012
Renewable energy programmes and enterprises that will help vulnerable small island developing states transition to sustainable sources of power are today invited to enter for a new Awards category launched by Ashden and supported the World Bank's Energy Sector Management Assistance Program and SIDS DOCK.
Ashden Award winner Geothermal International (GI) has entered into a partnership with Sainsbury's to roll out the first phase of an innovative energy solution to up to 100 Sainsbury’s stores around the country, tapping renewable energy from deep underground to provide energy efficient heating, hot water and cooling.
We are now seeking entries for inspirational and innovative programmes from developing countries, the UK and Europe to apply for our 2013 Ashden Awards. Entry is free, with up to 13 awards to be presented a prestigious ceremony in London in June next year.