The Off-Grid Experts Awards aim to honour special achievements and developments related to Off-Grid power with renewable energies. The categories A and B look for specific products and projects of this area.

Furthermore the award aims to collect impressions, feelings and experiences people made or relate with the topic "Energy Independence for You".
Therefore categories C or D look for pictures and filmlets that reflect the topic "Energy Independence" from different points of view.

Category A


The category A aims to find product developments that improve the access to off-grid power based on renewable energies. Both single components and entire systems can be submitted. The products should have at least prototype status or should have already been tested on the market.

The Jury evaluates the applications according to the following criteria:

  • Innovative approach (at least prototype-status)
  • Applicability
  • Design
  • Supports energy independence

Category B


You can submit projects related to three different topics: Rural electrification, water supply based on renewable energies, industrial use.
Projects must be fully completed and no older than 2 years at the time of application.

The Jury evaluates the applications according to the following criteria:

  • Best-in-Class
  • Impact on the society/environement
  • Innovative aspects in terms of used technology or organization of the project
  • Sustainability
  • May act as role model

Category C and D

Picture and Filmlet

What does "energy independence" mean to you?


To what extend are you energy independent?

We are looking for pictures and filmlets that  document a specific project or initiative related to Off-Grid power supply. But in addition, they can also reflect impressions, feelings, situations, symbols, moments that you relate to "energy independence".

The winners will be selected by a public voting.

Every applicant can apply with a maximum of four pics or/and filmlets.

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