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2015-11-10 00:00:00 / World Award

The finalists for the Energy Globe World Award are announced!

World finale takes place in Tehran!

On 19th January, Tehran will be the stage for the best environmental projects. In a worldwide TV gala the Energy Globe World Awards will be presented in Tehran/Iran. It is a memorable event since this awarding ceremony will be the first worldwide TV broadcast after the lifting of the sanctions.

But this is not the only specialty, this year’s finalists for the World Award 2015 are also quite impressive! In the category Earth Ethiopia with a reforestation project, Australia with an architectural masterpiece in the form of a high-rise and Denmark with a sustainable hotel for business people prevailed over 1700 competing submissions.

The United Kingdom, the USA and the Philippines have made it into the finale of the category Fire with a crowdfunding platform for renewable energies, a biomass torrefaction facility that produces pellets from sugarcane waste and the Liter of Light, a simple plastic bottle lamp based on water and bleach. In the category Water there are Tanzania with a ceramic pot filter for resource-conserving and environmental friendly water treatment, China with the Qunli stormwater park and Iran with the largest wastewater treatment plant in the Middle East.

The finalists in the category Air are Canada with a large-scale competition for energy reduction in the commercial office sector, Switzerland with electric powered lorries as part of a CO2 reduction program and the Czech Republic with an energy efficient winery and enclosed hotel. In the category Youth an annual football tournament in Belize which is all about environment, a future conservationist and farmers program in Nigeria and environmental education in Nepal are to be found.

But Tehran is not only presenter of the Energy Globe World Awards, at the same time there is also the 3-day fair „expoEnergy Tehran“ taking place in cooperation with the Wels fair and the Green Management Conference. Host of the World Awards is the Iranian Green Management Society which already has been awarding the best national Iranian winners during the last 7 years. This year, more than 177 national winners have already been awarded, and more than 80 of them have announced their coming to Tehran.

Details about the finalists you find here!