Innovative renewable energy project recognized
The Renewable Energy Cluster Hamburg (EEHH) honors personal commitment to renewable energy with the German Renewable Award, the first German prize in the industry. The award ceremony will take place for the first time this year at the 2014 Wind Energy Fair in Hamburg, and not only be distributing awards in the categories “Product innovation of the year” and “Project of the year,” but also “Student work in wind” and the “Lifetime achievement in wind.”This year, Riffgat was selected by an independent jury for best project. The offshore wind farm was developed by ENOVA and implemented in cooperation with the Oldenburg-based utility provider.
The offshore wind farm has been feeding electricity into the German grid since the start of the year. The award ceremony was held in Hamburg’s Fish Auction Hall on September 23, 2014