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Energy Globe Award Call for Participation  

26. June 2007

Climate change caused by our excess and waste in handling our resources is today’s top buzzword. Through global cooperation, through the joint efforts of each individual, a reversal is possible. Prerequisites are the utilization of sustainable technologies and the implementation of sustainable solutions. Projects that have achieved this are cordially invited to participate in the Energy Globe 2007.
Join in and submit your project through our website by 31 July 2007!

There are many possibilities and solutions for today’s energy and climate challenges. The Energy Globe – the world’s most prestigious environmental award has been presenting such solutions for 9 years.

Every year the Energy Globe Awards are presented to the winners at the Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels in collaboration with the EU Commission and EU Presidency. This underlines the value of the Energy Globe TV Gala being an international platform that is much appreciated.

2006 awards were presented to

Category Earth: John Maina from Kenya for implementing solar energy ovens for drying vegetables and fruits. Thus local farmers are able to increase their harvest by 50% without harming the environment.

Category Fire: The UNEP Risoe Center and the Risoe National Laboratory Denmark for launching a four-year plan for establishing over 16000 solar homes in India together with Danish support and local Indian funding.

Category Water: Jerry M. Brownstein for developing a very effective waste water treatment, using a special water filter, made of recycled plastics for gaining drinking water from waste water.

Category Air: Reindert Augustijn for inventing small Biogas plants helping to reduce annual CO2 emissions up to 54000 tons and role models for another 150000 plants.

Category Youth: University of Art/Linz for inventing a new solar passive house in South Africa, which is able to provide an indoor temperature level of 20 degrees independently from outdoor temperature using a natural air condition system.

National Award: Goes to the host country Belgium for sensitively changing a historical old private house into an energy saving building.

Austrian Trade is actively supporting the Energy Globe Awards initiative and urges Malaysians to strongly participate and submit their projects.

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