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Decentralised Energy Awards

The Decentralised Energy Awards are back for 2022!

The Association for Decentralised Energy's annual awards are the leading and most prestigious awards for those involved in decentralised energy, recognising and celebrating the people and projects which have developed innovative decentralised energy solutions designed around the needs of the user. 

The awards showcase innovation, best practice and achievements across heat, efficiency, power and flexibility. The winners will be announced at the ADE’s annual gala dinner, hosted at the stunning Hurlingham Club in central London on Wednesday 15th June. We’re so pleased we’ll be able to meet in person again to celebrate the sector’s success! 

Tickets are now on sale!

As our first in person awards event since the pandemic began and our biggest event of the year, this will not be one to miss!

Click here to book a full table or click here to book an individual seat

The shortlisted entries for the ADE Awards 2022 are listed below:

Heat and Efficiency: Operational

BasePower: Hams Hall Sustainable Energy
E.ON: Lewisham City Quarter District Heating Network
Fairheat: Equipment Works
Pinnacle Power: Clapham Park
Switch2 Energy: Greenwich Millennium Village Heat Network
Switch2 Energy: Energetik Schemes, Enfield
Vital Energi, Leeds City Council & Ener-Vate: Leeds PIPES Energy from Waste District Heating Project

Click here for a summary of each project

Heat and Efficiency Digital Innovation

Chirpy Heat:  Heat Manager from Chirpy Heat
Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE): THERMOS
Guru Systems & Fairheat: Guru Verify
Switch2 Energy: Greenford Quay Heat Network
Sycous: Mabdeck
The Kensa Group: Welcome to Green Street
Vital Energi in partnership with Danfoss: Oakshott Court

Click here for a summary of each project

Heat and Efficiency Design Innovation

Arup: Leeds City Council Clustering for Warmth
Calibrate Energy; West Ancroft Ground Source Heat Pump
E.ON Energy Solutions: The Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project: Newcastle City Council
Salix Finance: Bedford College low carbon upgrades
Vital Energi: Southwark Heat Pumps

Click here for a summary of each project

Power and Flexibility

Amp X: ALICE - Agent for Lifestyle-Based Intelligent Control of Energy
Evergreen Smart Power: Project Dino - Domestic Infrastructure and Network Optimisation
Kaluza: Kaluza’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology
Limejump: Minety - Europe's largest operational battery
Nodes AS: Intraflex
Octopus Energy & Kraken Flex: Intelligent Octopus
Open Energi: Dynamic Demand 2.0, Zenobē
Robert Bosch UK & Ceres Power: The stationary fuel cell system
Sycous: Orbit

Click here for a summary of each project

Integrated Energy

Clarke Energy: Fenland Greenhouse
E.ON & Ramboll: Citigen Decarbonisation Project
SSE Energy Solutions:  Harris Academy Battersea
Vital Energi: Swansea Bay University Health Board RE:FIT Projects
Vital Energi: Northwick Park Hospital

Click here for a summary of each project

Rising Star

Andy Kirwan, Ener-vate
Ashley Wai, Vattenfall Heat UK
Charlotte Owen, Royal Danish Embassy
Chloe Jarman, Siemens
Drew Walker, Ener-vate
Elliot Smith, Peterborough City Council
Josh Davis, Chirpy Heat


Alistair Moore, Fresh Heat Networks
Gareth Jones, FairHeat
Karl Drage, The Kensa Group
Lars Fabricius, SAV Systems
Rasmus Traberg, Royal Danish Embassy
Soulla Paphitis, Danfoss
Toby Heysham, Pinnacle Power
Victoria Keen, Watkins Energy

A Special Award for Contribution to Net Zero will also be presented on the night, celebrating projects that help the energy system – and energy users – as we strive towards net zero.

Please note that entries for the awards are now closed

Who enters

Year on year, the number and standard of entries to the Awards increases, reflecting the sustained and continuing efforts of the sector to transform the energy system. We welcome entries from all those involved in decentralised energy – manufacturers, suppliers, ESCOs, utilities, consultants and more. You do not have to be a member of the ADE to enter. 

All categories are open to all technologies covered by the ADE, including CHP, heat networks, energy efficiency, demand response, and integrated energy.

Last year's winners

Find out about our 2020/2021 Award winners here.

If you are interested in sponsoring the evening, please contact John Bryant.

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