Green technology or clean technology is the application of the environmental science and sustainability knowledge and expertise to conserve the natural environment and resources, and to curb the negative impacts of human activity. Sustainable development should be at the core of environmental technologies. This category is for innovative breakthroughs in energy and energy efficiencies, specifically for products, services or initiatives that use technology to transform energy and carbon footprint. This category will be awarded to celebrate real innovation. Entrants will have challenged traditional thinking and will have developed ground-breaking technology that delivers tangible sustainability benefits. We want to see real results that will inspire businesses to make changes in their organisation.
- For any project, service or initiative which reduces the amount of energy required for example to provide energy efficient products or services, energy conservation in the built environment, renewable energy initiatives in industry, efficiencies in transportation, appliances, building design and vehicles etc.
- Improvements in energy efficiency through technology and/or production processes.
- Energy conservation achieved through increased efficient energy use, in conjunction with decreased energy consumption and/or reduced consumption from conventional energy sources.
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