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2018 National Energy Efficiency Awards

Awards Ceremony:Friday, 7th September 2018
Hilton NEC Metropole Hotel, Birmingham
Entry Deadline: Awards Now Closed
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Award Category

National Solar PV Project of the Year

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The 2018 Solar PV Project of the Year Award recognises the efforts of all those involved in delivering a successful energy saving project, where new solar PV systems have been installed as an energy efficiency measure.


Nominations for this award are open to any commercial or domestic project that meets the following criteria:-

The nominated project must involve Solar PV systems as an energy efficiency measure

All contractors working on the project must be fully qualified

Nominees must provide a clear nomination statement outlining what sets their project apart from other similar projects within the industry, and demonstrating clearly what energy savings can be achieved.

The nominee must be able to provide evidence of an end user / customer who has benefited from the project and who is willing to endorse the project with a favourable testimonial statement.

Judges will consider the nature, scale and scope of the work carried out, and a special emphasis will be placed on any successful integration of any National or Local Government Energy Efficiency schemes into the nominated project.

The judges will also look at:
- the impact the project has had within the community.
- what the customers and local community have to say about the project
- what level of expertise the project management and delivery team has in delivering this type of project.


The following have been nominated for consideration for this award:-

THE VIEWSnominated by Project Solar UK
Great St Marys Church - Cambridgenominated by Cambridge Solar Ltd
Cletwr Cafenominated by Cambridge Solar Ltd
Riverside Housing/Wates Construction (Solar Made Simple) Engenera/Wienerbergernominated by Engenera
University of Sussex Solar PV Installationnominated by SAS Energy
Naked Solar & Carleys of Cornwallnominated by Naked Solar Ltd
Clayhill - The UKs First Subsidy Free Utility Scale Solar Farm nominated by Anesco Ltd
Orchard House, Llanfairfechannominated by Hafod Renewable Energy


The winner of this award was

Clayhill - The UKs First Subsidy Free Utility Scale Solar Farm nominated by Anesco LtdThe team from Anesco collecting the 2018 Solar PV Project of the Year Award for their Clayhill Project, from Sir Lenny Henry and sponsor, Baxter Kelly
The Judges said
"The government has indicated that the future of solar is subsidy free. This project demonstrates how this can be achieved whilst considering the environment and bio diversity of solar farm sites."

"The scope, nature and scale of the project are outstanding. A truly magnificent achievement leading the way for the future renewables industry."
br/> "Delivering a solar project without subsidy is mind blowing. It requires many hours of research to deliver the clients requirments; an outstanding application "
Second: Cletwr CafeThird: University of Sussex Solar PV InstallationSpecial Commendation: Naked Solar & Carleys of CornwallSpecial Commendation: Riverside Housing/Wates Construction (Solar Made Simple)