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Energy Globe Award Ceremony Macedonia

22. May 2013

The Macedonian company Eneffect Consult received the Energy Globe Award for Macedonia. The award was handed over in the ceremony by the Commercial Section of the Austrian Embassy - Advantage Austria.


With 161 participating countries, the Energy Globe Award is today’s most prestigious environmental award. It is awarded annually to projects focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energies and the conservation of resources. The awards for these many projects are presented in their recipients’ individual countries in cooperation with the international offices of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.

The project “Doing More with less is Success: Toward a Sustainable Future“from the Macedonian company EnEffect Consult received the Energy Globe Award 2013 for Macedonia.

The international jury with Chairwoman Ms. Maneka Gandhi has chosen this project for following reason: Most buildings built in the 70s are wasting energy on a high level. This year´s National Winner of the Energy Globe Award for Macedonia shows how to successfully lower this demand: on the basis of energy efficiency improvement measures, the public indoor pool in city of Skopje was renovated and modernized. Installation of a pool cover reduces water loss due to evaporation by 25%, LED lighting that allows energy saving of up to 70%, ultra violet disinfection systems enable a reduction in chlorine by up to 30%. All in all annual water and energy savings allow a payback period of less than 7 years. The award ceremony took place on the 22 May 2013 in the faculty of electrical engineering and information technologies in Skopje.

The Austrian commercial attaché in Skopje, Mr. Gerhard Schlattl handed over this environmental award to Mr. Popovski, representative of EnEffect Consult Macedonia. The Energy Globe Foundation was founded in Austria in 1999. It is awarded annually to projects focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energies and the conservation of resources.

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