EUROSOLAR announces European Solar Prize 2013 - Recognition of outstanding commitment to renewable energy now in its twentieth year


Bonn, 21 March 2013 - EUROSOLAR, IN COLLABORATION WITH KFW-BANKENGRUPPE, recognizes important and innovative achievements in promoting widespread use of renewable energy through the annual European Solar Prize, now in its twentieth year. The Solar Prize is one of the oldest and most prestigious renewable energy awards. Applications and proposals are accepted until 30 June 2013. The recipients will be celebrated at a festive gathering at the end of the year.


Established in 1994, the European Solar Prize has since been given to towns and municipalities, community businesses, societies or organizations, architects, journalists and individuals whose projects have contributed in significant and outstanding ways to the use and expansion of renewable energy. To cover the broad effects and the multifaceted uses of renewable energy, the call for entries is launched in the following categories:


- Towns/municipalities, council districts, public utilities

- Architecture, construction and urban planning

- Industrial and commercial companies or farmers

- Local or regional associations/organizations

- Transport and mobility

- Media

- Education and vocational training

- One world cooperation

- Special achievement prize for individual commitment


Submitted to the judges will be both, the applications received at EUROSOLAR directly and the proposals forwarded and ed by the sections submissions rewarded at the national levels. The winners of the European Solar Prize will be chosen all applications.


Read how to enter, find the online entry form and know more about the previous winners:




Philipp Hawlitzky

Solar Prizes Project Manager

Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße 11

53113 Bonn

Phone: +49 (0) 228 / 789 14 48

Fax: +49 (0) 228 / 36 12 13