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Solar Power Portal Awards 2015 Winners announced

Solar Power Portal Awards 15

Solar Power Portal has announced the winners of its annual awards, held last night. The awards celebrate best practices within twelve categories in the solar industry. 650 professionals from the solar industry attended the ceremony, to celebrate this year’s leading solar organisations, hosted by Leo Johnson, Author and Sustainability Expert.

The Awards, now in their 3rd year, highlight the outstanding projects currently in the industry, helping to reflect the good practice, professionalism, quality, safety and level of innovation. The full list of winners and those who were highly commended in their categories are listed below.

Best community benefit
Joju Solar and Low Carbon Hub

PV Tech award for best international use of solar, sponsored by PV-Tech
Backwoods Solar
Highly commended: Gran Solar

Best rooftop project 250kW+
SBC Renewables

Best rooftop project <250kW, sponsored by Schneider Electric
Advanced Renewable Power
Highly commended: Joju Solar

Best use of solar in a CSR project

Clean Energy News award for best integrated renewables system, sponsored by Clean Energy News
Solar Kingdom

Best ground-mount project over 5MW
Solstice Renewables

Best solar finance innovation, sponsored by ABB

Best industry innovation

Installation company of the year, sponsored by Rexel Energy Solutions
Highly commended: Joju Solar

Apprentice of the year, sponsored by Energy Storage
Victoria Omobuwajo, Repowering London

Solar Power Portal outstanding achievement award, sponsored by Solar Power Portal
Jeremy Leggett – Solarcentury founder and world renowned environmentalist Leggett has won the Solar Power Portal outstanding achievement award at this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.

The Awards are held annually during Solar Energy UK, for more information visit

Solar Energy UK is now in its 6th year and firmly established itself as the no.1 UK event for all professionals within the solar industry, attracting 220 exhibitors and over 5,000 attendees. Entry to the event is free. For more information, visit

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