The submission deadline is fast approaching for applications for the Renewable Transformation Challenge Award. The award promotes our transition towards a world powered entirely by renewable energy, and one in which renewable energy is affordable for all. Read on for more about the entry criteria, deadline and prizes.
Launched by Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), the Renewable Transformation Challenge Award is for projects, new technology, product ideas, research or policy initiatives that demonstrate how we can successfully transition to a world run on 100% renewable energy.
Whether you’ve a concept of energy generation or a new approach to energy efficiency, entries are welcome from both supply and demand programmes that have to do with end-use energy consumption, such as power, heat and transport. Initiatives are welcomed from local, regional, national and global levels.
A panel of international experts will judge applications based on their applicability, impact, sustainability and scalability. The jury will also look at projects’ suitability for use in developing countries, and their social impacts on local communities.
And the Prize?
A cash prize of 20,000 EUR, promotion on the Solar Energy journal homepage and on the ISES website, as well as one lifetime membership to the International Solar Energy Society, are all up for grabs. The award ceremony will be held during the Solar World Congress 2017, in Abu Dhabi, between 29 October and 2 November.
Do you have what it takes? Then apply by 30 April 2017!
To find out more, head to the Award’s website.
And for those not yet in the know, here’s a short explainer on the benefits of renewable energy: