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Cheap as Chips

Cheap as Chips

A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards, Barnsley Council in the UK is responsible for the country’s biggest implementation of biomass heating for community housing, replacing coal with waste wood and saving nearly 3,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year.

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Sustainable Energy Academy

Sustainable Energy Academy

Old Home Superhome, The Sustainable Energy Academy has set up a network of refurbished hard-to-treat houses to convince policy makers and others that high energy savings are possible even in older properties.

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Walking on Water

Walking on Water

A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards, International Development Enterprises India (IDEI) wins the Enterprise Award for marketing over half a million treadle pumps to farmers in the plains of India.

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Kampala Jellitone Suppliers – Biomass Briquettes

Kampala Jellitone Suppliers – Biomass Briquettes

Kampala Jellitone Suppliers is Ugandas first producer of briquettes made from agricultural waste. They won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2009.

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Ashden Awards, Climate Care

Ashden Awards, Climate Care

The Ashden awards is an annual competition to reward organisations which have demonstrated sustainable energy in action. This item features an innovative solar lanterns scheme in India – chosen as a finalist in last year’s awards.

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Aga Khan Planning and Building Service

Aga Khan Planning and Building Service

Over 14 years ago, the Aga Khan Planning and Building Service began a concerted drive to make homes in North Pakistan warmer, and reduce the use of wood. Based on the Aga Khan’s belief that ‘A proper home can bridge that terrible gap between poverty and a better future’, the programme is doing just that for over 240,000 people.

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Switched on Kids

Switched on Kids

Eastchurch Primary School won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2006. The school has developed a culture of ‘Good Energy Housekeeping’ led by classroom Energy Monitors, and an ‘E-team’ of Year 4 pupils who monitor classrooms during the lunch hour.

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Making affordable, efficient stoves for the masses

Making affordable, efficient stoves for the masses

Aprovecho Reseach Center and Shengzhou Stove Manufacturer won The Energy Champion Award at the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy in 2009. The Aprovecho Research Centre in the US and Shenghou Stove Manufacturers in China have pooled their rich experience and skills to produce a cheap, robust and efficient stove for mass production to developing countries.

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Ashden Awards – Nottinghamshire

Ashden Awards – Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire CC is reducing carbon emissions by heating schools with sustainably-produced wood pellets instead of coal.

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Solar power electrifies rural villages

Solar power electrifies rural villages

Sunlabob won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2007. Sunlabob Renewable Energies Ltd is a solar PV business based in the capital of Laos that has succeeded in developing an innovative and commercially viable business model providing high-quality solar PV systems to the rural poor at a price they can afford.

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