The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency is this year under the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition ".
Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by July 15, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion.
The Energy Efficiency Award is endowed with prize money of 30,000 Euros and is under the auspices of Brigitte Zypries, German Minister of Economics and Energy.
Participation in the Energy Efficiency Award 2017 is free of charge. Interested companies can submit their application quickly and easily online.
Energy efficiency projects and concepts are awarded in the following categories:
- Category Energy Transition 2.0 - User-driven efficiency in an integrated energy system
- Energy Efficiency 4.0 - Smart solutions for established technologies
- Energy Management and Services - Innovative finance and competencies
- Public award for energy efficiency concepts - Three concepts pitching, but only one wins the audience prize
The nominations for the individual categories will be announced on September 30, 2017. The award ceremony will take place at the dena congress on November 20, 2017 in Berlin.
The international competition is funded by the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and is implemented with the support of Premium Partners Danfoss GmbH and KfW.