The following is a list of the winners of the Ashden Awards, grouped by year.

Winners in 2008[edit | edit source]

Category/technology Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Outstanding achievement Bangladesh Grameen Shakti Rapidly growing solar installer provides clean cooking as well
Efficient stoves India TIDE Wood-saving stoves for small businesses in South India
Solar PV China Renewable Energy Development Project (REDP) Bringing affordable, high-quality solar lighting to rural China
Efficient stoves Tanzania Kisangani Smith Group Blacksmiths develop wood-saving stoves
Efficient stoves Ethiopia Gaia Association Clean, safe ethanol stoves for refugee homes
Solar thermal Uganda Fruits of the Nile Solar drying business links rural farmers with export markets
Mini hydro Brazil CRERAL Cooperative uses mini hydro to increase electricity supply on local grid
Solar PV India Aryavart Gramin bank Bank helps customers to buy solar home systems
Charity UK Global Action Plan Bringing energy efficiency to the workplace and beyond
Charity UK The Energy Agency, Ayrshire Using a community wind fund to improve energy efficiency of homes
Energy business UK Kensa Design and manufacture of heat pumps for easy installation
Energy business UK Dulas Diverse renewable energy services from employee-owned business
Local Authority UK Leeds City Council Continually improving efficiency in a large housing stock
Local Authority UK Arun District Council District council brings energy efficiency throughout its operations
Schools UK Ringmer Community College Secondary pupil-led commitment to managing energy
Schools UK Sandhills Primary School Sustainable energy throughout culture and curriculum of a primary school

Winners in 2007[edit | edit source]

Category Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Outstanding achievement India SELCO Making solar energy affordable yet commercially viable
Enterprise China Daxu Ltd New stove designed to burn crop waste transforms the lives of rural users
Enterprise Nepal Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal Upgraded water mills benefit millers and villagers in the Himalayas
Food Security India BIOTECH Innovative scheme turns food waste into gas for cooking and electricity
Food Security India SKG Sangha Innovation in use of biogas slurry allows rural women to make a profit
African Award Tanzania Zara Solar Ltd Solar energy made affordable to the rural poor
African Award Ghana Deng Ltd Solar entrepreneurs bring electricity to rural communities
Light and Power Lao PDR Sunlabob Ltd Solar power electrifies rural villages at a price people can afford
Light and Power Peru Practical Action The power of water electrifies remote Andean villages
Education and Welfare Bangladesh Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha Solar powered boats bring education and sustainable energy supplies to some of Bangladesh's poorest communities
Education and Welfare Philippines AID Foundation New improved ram pump technology brings running water to hillside villages
Renewable Energy UK Wood Energy Ltd Expanding the supply of high quality wood-fuel boilers throughout the UK
Renewable Energy UK Nottinghamshire County Council Using wood for heating in schools
Energy Efficiency UK Cumbria Energy Efficiency Advice Centre Improving the efficiency of housing in Cumbria
Energy Efficiency UK ENWORKS North West businesses make carbon saving pay
Energy Business UK Ecotricity Local renewable electricity from large wind turbines
Energy Business UK Solarcentury Innovative design brings solar power to more rooftops
Schools UK Woodheys Primary School Whole-school commitment to practical energy saving
Schools UK Seaton Primary School Inspiring pupils and supplying sustainable energy with wind and solar systems

Winners in 2006[edit | edit source]

Category Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Food India VK-Nardep Adding value to the residue from biogas plants
Food India Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI) Compact digester for producing biogas from food waste
Food Cambodia Groupe Energies Renouvelables, Environnement et Solidarités (GERES) Commercialisation of efficient charcoal stoves in Cambodia
Enterprise India International Development Enterprises, India (IDEI) Treadle pumps for improved agricultural productivity
Light Bangladesh Rahimafrooz Batteries Ltd Local production of components for solar home systems
Light Bangladesh Grameen Shakti Promotion and microfinance of solar home systems for rural households in Bangladesh
Light Sri Lanka SEEDS Micro-finance provides solar lighting to homes in rural Sri Lanka
Health and Welfare China Shaanxi Mothers Fuel, compost and sanitation from biogas in rural China
Health and Welfare Mexico Grupo Interdisciplinario de Tecnología Rural Apropiada (GIRA) Clean and efficient cookstoves bringing health benefits in rural Mexico
Special Africa Award Tanzania Mwanza Rural Housing Programme (MRHP) Using agricultural residues to fire high-quality bricks for low-cost housing
Special Africa Award Southern Africa Aprovecho Research Centre Commercialisation of Rocket Stoves for institutional cooking in Southern Africa
Renewable Electricity UK Good Energy Home Generation: rewarding local renewable electricity generators
Renewable Electricity UK Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) Solar villages in Huddersfield
Renewable Heat UK Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) District heating from local tree waste
Renewable Heat UK BioRegional Development Group 'TreeStations': establishing a local supply of wood-chip from waste
Energy Efficiency UK Gloucestershire Warm and Well Widespread improvements in energy efficiency and comfort
Energy Efficiency UK Energy Audit Company (EAC) Cavity wall insulation for all
Schools UK Eastchurch Primary School Good energy housekeeping
Schools UK Cassop Primary School Sustainable energy in schools

Winners in 2005[edit | edit source]

Category Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Health and Welfare Nepal Biogas Sector Partnership Domestic biogas for cooking and sanitation
Health and Welfare Nigeria KXN Nigeria Ltd PV-powered vaccine refrigeration for remote villages in north-east Nigeria
Health and Welfare Honduras Trees, Water & People / AHDESA Fuel-efficient stoves for rural and urban households
Food India Nishant Bioenergy Consultancy Limited School cookstoves running on crop waste in North India
Enterprise Bangladesh Prokaushali Sangsad Limited (PSL) Solar co-operative for Bangladeshi women
Enterprise Rwanda Kigali Institute of Science, Technology and Management (KIST) Biogas plants providing sanitation and cooking fuel in Rwanda
Enterprise India SELCO India Making a business from solar home systems
Light India Noble Energy Solar Technologies (NEST) Ltd Affordable solar lanterns to replace kerosene lamps
Light Philippines Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement (SITMO) Micro-hydro power for villages in the historic rice terraces of the Philippines
Energy Champions UK ALIEnergy Bringing sustainable energy to remote communities on the west coast of Scotland
Energy Champions UK Centre for Sustainable Energy Advancing sustainable energy policy and practice for over 25 years
Energy Efficiency UK Community Energy Plus 'Home Health': bringing energy efficiency to communities in deprived areas of Cornwall
Energy Efficiency UK Second Nature Developing a high-quality insulation for buildings, made of sheep's wool
Renewable Electricity UK Renewable Devices Swift Turbines Building-mounted wind turbines
Renewable Electricity UK South Somerset Hydropower Group Electricity generation from historic water mills
Renewable Heat UK Thames Valley Bioenergy Establishing a woodfuel economy in the Thames valley

Winners in 2004[edit | edit source]

Category Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Enterprise Pakistan Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) Micro-hydro power for remote communities in the Hindu Kush, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Enterprise India Aurore Solar power for communities, farmers and market traders across India
Enterprise India IT Power (ITPI) Upgrading of traditional watermills in the Himalayas to enable the growth of local sustainable milling enterprises
Food Pakistan Escorts Foundation Fuel-efficient stoves for rural women in Pakistan
Food Guatemala HELPS International Fuel-efficient, safe wood-burning stoves for rural communities in Guatemala
Food India Prakratik Society Biogas cooking stoves for villages on the fringes of the tiger reserve in Ranthambhore Park
Light Kenya Intermediate Technology Development Group Kenya (ITDG-EA) 'Pico-hydro' power - bringing electricity to rural communities on the slopes of Mount Kenya
Renewable Electricity UK Miles and Gail Fursdon Micro-hydro power for a Dartmoor farm
Renewable Heat UK Rural Energy Trust (RET) Woodfuel heating systems for schools and public buildings

Winners in 2003[edit | edit source]

Category Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Health and Welfare Peru Asociacion Madrilena de Ingenieria Sin Fronteras Hispanic American health link in the Upper Amazon
Health and Welfare Pakistan Barefoot College Solar energy to meet basic needs in the Himalayas
Food Eritrea Energy Research and Training Centre (ERTC) Fuel efficient stoves for baking injera bread
Food Nicaragua Prolena Nicaragua The Pro-Tortilla programme: modernisation of household tortilla businesses in Nicaragua with the 'Ecostove'
Enterprise India Madhya Pradesh Gramin Vikas Mandal Solar lamps for street hawkers
Enterprise Bangladesh West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) Sagar Island - Solar Island
Energy Efficiency UK BioRegional Development Group Zed into the Mainstream
Renewable Electricity UK Cwmni Gwynt Teg cooperative Ail Wynt project, Moel Moelogan Wind Farm
Renewable Electricity UK Sustainable Energy Action Ltd Solar for London

Winners in 2002[edit | edit source]

Category Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Health and Welfare Tanzania Adventures in Health, Education and Agricultural Development (AHEAD) A water testing and solar pasteurisation project for rural communities in Tanzania
Health and Welfare Zambia African College for Community Based Natural Resource Management Solar powered electric fencing for securing livelihoods and conserving wildlife resources
Food India Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI) Converting sugar cane trash into domestic fuel
Food Kenya Solar Cookers International Expansion of solar cooking programme at Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

Winners in 2001[edit | edit source]

Category Country/region Organisation Award-winning work
Food Nigeria Centre for Household Energy and the Environment (CEHEEN) Improved cooking stoves for poor families in rural and semi-rural areas of Nigeria
Food Rwanda Kigali Institute of Science, Technology and Management (KIST) Popularisation of the 'KIST' improved bread oven, Rwanda
Health and Welfare Honduras Enersol Associates, Inc. Clean water for health: using solar electricity to deliver clean water in rural Honduras
Education Kenya Renewable Energy Technology Assistance Programme (RETAP) Integrating energy conservation and fuelwood production in schools to help conserve the forests of Mount Kenya
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