SHC Solar Award


The SHC Solar Award celebrates the work of those committed to increasing the expansion of this renewable energy source.

2017 Award - Nominations Due May 1st

This year's SHC Solar Award will recognize a successful program or policy measure that supports solar heating and cooling.  The 2017 award will be presented at a special ceremony during SHC 2017, the IEA SHC Programme's 5th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry, to be held in Abu Dhabi on 29 October - November 2.  SHC 2017 is being held together with the ISES Solar World Congress 2017.

The Award recipient will have demonstrated substantial achievement and measurable market impact from a program/policy measure (e.g., incentives, fiscal measures, building codes, standards, R&D/demonstrations) implemented in the last 5-10 years to support solar heating and cooling.

Nominations can be for an individual or an organization/entity responsible for implementing a program or policy measure that positively impacted the solar heating and cooling market. The nomination may be for a municipal, regional, provincial or national entity.

*Nominees shall have shown outstanding leadership or achievements that support the goals of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme.

How to Submit a Nomination

All nominations are to be submitted online, click here to submit your nomination by May 1st.

Your nomination shall include:

  • Contact information for nominee
  • Information on the program/policy measure
  • Explanation why program/policy measure should receive award
  • Contact information for person submitting the nomination



Past Award Winners


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