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THE CAPITAL REGION OF DENMARK AND AART ARKITEKTER ARE WINNERS OF THE ENERGY GLOBE AWARD 2016

6. September 2016

Back-to-Business Reception and Energy Globe Award Ceremony in Copenhagen

ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA’s “Sensommer-Reception” provided the perfect occasion to ring in the new business season and to hand over the National Energy Globe Awards 2016 to their winners. 

With more than 170 participating countries and over 1.400 project submissions annually the Energy Globe Award is among the world’s most prestigious environmental prizes. This year, AUSTRIA ADVANTAGE Copenhagen arranged a celebration for two national winners: Denmark and Norway .  

This year’s Winner of the National Energy Globe Award Denmark is The Capital Region of Denmark , which in collaboration with the municipalities has established Copenhagen Electric , a green transition program to promote e-mobility and to include electric vehicles in the public transport system to reduce emissions and noise as well as to clean the air. 

Austrian Ambassador Ernst-Peter Brezovszky and Austrian Commercial Counsellor Cosima Steiner presented the Award to Jens Mandrup, Head of the Capital Region’s Transport and Environmental Board and Kåre Albrechtsen, Head of the Sustainable Mobility Section, including Copenhagen Electric and his team. 

The winner of the 2016 Energy Globe Award Norway is Scandinavia oriented and Denmark headquartered AART architects for the Inspiria Science Center in the Norwegian Østfold County. The Inspiria Science Center, which is architectural adapted to the surrounding landscape, aims to inspire and educate around 50.000 school children every year through 70 interactive exhibitions about renewable energy, waste management and nutrition in a fun context. 

The Austrian Commercial Counsellor for Sweden and Norway, Dr. Albrecht Zimburg, handed over the ENERGY GLOBE AWARD to Rasmus Højkjær Larsen, Associated Partner and Head of Copenhagen Office, who received the Award on behalf of AART. 

ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Copenhagen congratulates the winners on their inspiring initiatives!

 

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