European Energy Service Award (EESA)
Since 2005, the Berliner Energieagentur and the European Commission honour companies and projects for outstanding efforts and achievements in energy services with the European Energy Service Award (EESA).
The prizes were awarded to the winners in a high-level awarding ceremony in Berlin on 31 May 2017 within the international two-day-conference “Growing Smart Energy Cities“.
With the EESA, prizes are presented to institutions who realised outstanding achievements in the categories of
- Best European Energy Service Promoter
Open to companies, institutions or individuals having made a strong contribution the development of the energy service market, addressing existing barriers and implementing solutions to overcome these barriers.
- Best European Energy Service Provider
Open to Energy Service Companies contributing to new market development with the readiness to take risks, showing innovativeness in technical implementation, exemplified in a successful milestone project.
- Best European Energy Service Project
Projects can be from all sectors and should show excellent results in climate protection, application of innovative technologies, or customised solutions addressing specific customer needs. A maximum of three projects will be awarded in this category.
The award winners in 2017 were selected by a jury of international experts:
- Paolo Bertoldi | DG JRC, European Commission
- Dr. Julije Domac | F.E.D.A.R.E.N.E
- Ralf Goldmann | European Investment Bank
- Terry McCallion | European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
The EESA is awarded in the context of the Horizon 2020 project “guarantEE”, which is co-ordinated by the Berliner Energieagentur. The award has its origins in the “European Energy Service Initiative” (EESI).
Euro Heat&Power is media partner of the EESA 2017.