Are you helping to create a low-carbon UK?


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Are you helping to create a low-carbon UK? The Ashden Awards are now open for entries: Deadline Tuesday 3 November 2015

Ashden is seeking entries for its 2016 UK Awards, the leading national green energy awards. This year the charity is particularly interested in energy storage and smart grid technology, as well as the reduction of demand for energy in buildings, whether doAshdenmestic, commercial or public sector. Ashden is also looking for examples of work creating low-carbon communities, increasing local renewable electricity generation and supplying heat from low-carbon energy sources.

Entry is free, with UK winners to be presented with Awards totalling £55,000 at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London on 9 June 2016. Winners also receive a package of benefits and tailored support including business support, introductions to policymakers, potential funders and investors, and sharing of expertise through an elite alumni network. Find out more at: www.ashden.org/apply/UK <http://www.ashden.org/apply/UK>

The Centre for Alternative Technology won an Ashden Award in 2011 for its achievement in training people through a range of post graduate and professional training courses. Watch the video here.