Rushlight Awards 2014-15 - open for entries

Sep 14 2014

Entries for the clean technology awards close on 31 December 2014.

Now in their 8th year, the Rushlight Awards are the only set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations and initiatives for businesses and other organisations throughout UK and Ireland. 

There are 25 separate categories covering renewable energy, clean fuels and transport, energy efficiency, power generation, green products and services, sustainable agriculture, forestry and biodiversity, water, waste, sustainable manufacturing and services and environmental measurement and management. 

There is a category for any technology or innovation that reduces the environmental footprint of energy, transport, industry and everyday life. Ttwo new categories have been introduced this year:

i) International category for non-UK and non-Irish companies which would otherwise be eligible in any of the categories listed

ii) Sustainability Initiative category for an innovation, project or initiative that develops the market, engages society or furthers sustainability in the community or organisation.

This year’s Awards Party will be held in London at the Royal College of Surgeons of England on 29 January 2015. All entries will be made into posters and exhibited at the Rushlight Show.

Judging is performed by an independent panel of expert judges taken from academia, government, trade associations and includes representatives from the Technology Strategy Board, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, DECC, Carbon Trust, Energy Saving Trust, Environment Agency, Ofgem, DEFRA, WRAP, UKERC, BIS, British Geological Survey, PERA and DIUS.

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