The winners of the second edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern partnership were announced at an award ceremony on 23rd June as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week.

The first prize was awarded to the ‘Green Light Moldova - Modernisation and Saving Energy in Street Lighting’ project.

The second place went to the ‘EU4Civil Society Energy Efficiency in Armenian Communities’ project, and the third place was awarded to the ‘Biomass Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies in Georgia’ project.

If you missed it, you can watch the award ceremony again:

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Also, check out the prize winners:

First place – Green Light Moldova

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Second place - Energy efficiency in Armenia

Third place – Biomass in Georgia

The award is part of the European Union Sustainable Energy Week 2020 (EUSEW) and has been extended to the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) for a second time. The competition recognises inspiring EU-supported energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that directly help citizens and communities save energy or switch to sustainable sources.

Below, you can see all six finalists that were put to a public vote to select the winners:

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Armenia: EU4Civil Society Energy Efficiency in Armenian Communities

Energy poverty is a growing phenomenon in Armenia, affecting about 40% of the population, mostly living in rural towns a...

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Belarus: PubLiCity - Energy Efficient Public Lighting in Polack...

The EU-supported PubLiCity project focused on upgrading public lighting in the city of Polack – the first Belarusian sig...

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Georgia: Biomass Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies...

The Biomass Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies as Sustainable Energy Solutions project was funded within the Europ...

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Republic of Moldova: Green Light Moldova! Modernisation and Saving Energy in Street Lighting

This is a success story of two municipalities in Moldova and how they contribute at local level...

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Ukraine: Energy Efficiency Improvements in Public Buildings in Chernivtsi...

The project is a large-scale infrastructure project in the city of Chernivtsi, funded under the Eastern Europe Energy Ef...

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Ukraine: Retrofit of two municipal facilities in Slavutych...

Funded within the European Union Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Projects, this pilot contributed significantly to the ...