Announcing the winner of the 2012 ManagEnergy Award!

Originalsc_pm_120620_eusew_managenergy_69 Samsø 2.0 – Energy Education, from Denmark, has won the 2012 ManagEnergy Award for its outstanding sustainable energy actions at the local and regional level.

The honour was officially conferred by Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy, during an official ceremony held on 19 June alongside the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards.

Find out more about the most outstanding ManagEnergy projects and see photos from this year's award ceremony and annual conference.

The winner and two runners-up for the award—Community Power Cornwall from the United Kingdom, and Energy Efficiency Measures in Multi-Residential Buildings from Latvia—were selected by a high-level jury composed of representatives from public authorities, energy agencies, city networks, and industry and citizens associations from across Europe.

The jury's rigorous evaluation considered the projects’ impact, sustainability and replication potential. For this year's round of the competition, ManagEnergy received a record 64 projects from 23 countries, covering a wide range of energy efficiency and renewable energy topics. 

2012 Sustainable Energy Europe Awards ceremonyWinners of the 2012 ManagEnergy Award receiving trophy from Energy Commissioner OettingerThe winner and runners-up of the ManagEnergy Award    From left to right: opening of the 2012 Sustainable Energy Europe Awards ceremony; Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for energy, presenting a trophy to Malene Lundén and Søren Hermansen of Samsø 2.0; and the winners and runners-up of the 2012 ManagEnergy Award at the ManagEnergy Annual Conference. 

Watch a video about the award-winning project from Denmark.

Learn about this year's winner: Samsø 2.0 - Energy Education

Learn more about the runners-up: Community Power Cornwall and Energy Efficiency Measures in Multi-Residential Buildings