MEET THE EUSEW AWARDS 2023 WINNERS
The European Commissioner for Energy, was present at the European Sustainable Energy (EUSEW) to congratulate the projects and individuals taking home the trophies for the , and prizes, as well as the individual selected as the Young Energy Champion.
ALQUEVA FLOATING SOLAR FARM
, a project of the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF), won the award in the category for its hybrid energy project bringing together solar energy, hydropower and battery storage.
‘We need all the renewable technologies to come together and deliver the energy transition in Europe,’ explains Joana Freitas, Board Member of EDP Generation.
Joana Freitas, Board Member of EDP Generation
KLIK (KRIŽEVCI LABORATORY FOR INNOVATION IN CLIMATE)
The EUSEW Award recognises sustainable energy actions, implemented by a group of citizens or consumers (associated with a municipality or other stakeholders), which contribute to the clean energy transition at the community or local level.
‘KLIK is a unique energy cooperative helping citizens in the energy transition. We are engaging with the community by collaborating with local organisations. In the last two years we organised 22 lectures, with close to 400 participants. Through this we are trying to impart the community with knowledge and connect them with other relevant stakeholders to make a more resilient community.’
Sanela Mikulčič Šantić, Cooperative Manager of KLIK
The EUSEW Award recognises women who lead outstanding activities that help to advance the clean energy transition in Europe. Particular attention is placed on efforts to drive the gender mainstreaming agenda and support equality and equal opportunities in the energy sector.
‘I believe that we are equally responsible for the energy that we consume and the energy we have to save,’ says Anastasia-Maria.
Anastasia-Maria Moschovi, Head of Research & Innovation Department, MONOLITHOS Ltd
, a Greek-Italian chemist and climate activist was named Young Energy Champion by the European Commissioner for Energy for her trailblazing efforts to advance clean energy technologies and inspire other young changemakers. This honorable distinction was offered directly to one of the 30 newly appointed EUSEW Young Energy Ambassadors.