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Efficient Charcoal Stoves

Efficient Charcoal Stoves

Toyola Energy, Ghana won a Gold Award at the 2011 Ashden Awards. Five years ago two West African entrepreneurs started a stove business, and have since produced 154,000 efficient charcoal stoves that are cooking meals for around 940,000 people.

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Solar Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Solar Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rural Energy Foundation, Sub-Saharan Africa was selected for a 2010 Ashden Award. REF has played a significant role in expanding and increasing the take up of solar energy in Sub-Saharan Africa, creating jobs and providing access to electricity for thousands of remote rural households. The Africa Award is supported by the John Ellerman Foundation

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Wood Fuel Heating

Wood Fuel Heating

published: 2011-07-05

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Currie Community High School

Currie Community High School

Carbon saving is an important and enjoyable part of life for pupils at Currie Community High School near Edinburgh which has a long-standing commitment to the environment. They won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2009.

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Crop Waste into Biomass Fuel

Crop Waste into Biomass Fuel

2011 Ashden Award winners Abellon are replacing the coal and lignite used in factories with a fuel made from the farmers’ crop waste. They currently produce around 65,000 tonnes of pellets per year for large industrial customers and provide over 215 local jobs.

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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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