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Green Energy Award for Exeter and East Devon Growth Point

'Most Proactive Public Sector Body' category in the South West Green Energy Awards was announced last night, and the winner....the Exeter and East Devon Growth Point.

The South West Green Energy Awards 2012 held at The Assembly Rooms in Bath (20 November 2012) was organised by RegenSW, a leading centre of sustainable energy expertise.

Guests saw some of the best examples of renewable energy in the South West being recognised at this annual event.

In additon to the 'Most Proactive Public Sector Body' the other categories were:

  • Best Renewable Energy Scheme, sponsored by The Crown Estate

  • Installer or Supplier of the Year, sponsored by YouGen

  • South West Sustainable Energy Champion, sponsored by Rudge

  • Renewables Best Business Innovation, sponsored by EcoBuildBest

  • Community Initiative, sponsored by The Landmark Practice

The Awards are the finale of 'Renewable Futures', RegenSW's annual conference and exhibition which was attended by over 300 delegates.

The Exeter and East Devon Growth Point nonimation was in recognition, in part, for their work undertaken in order to drive forward schemes, including: the low carbon district heating system which serves the new community of Cranbrook and will also power Skypark; facilitating the Low Carbon Task Force; working to help partners overcome barriers in access to funds for other low carbon initiatives such as green travel.  

For more information about the South West Green Energy Awards, click here.