"Energy Efficiency Award" for Three Companies
Three companies were recognized in Hanover, Germany, with the "2009 Energy Efficiency Award" for their trendsetting projects aimed at increasing energy efficiency. Permanent Secretary at the Germany Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology Jochen Homann presented the 15,000 EUR first prize to ebm-papst Mulfingen GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of motors and fans. Bosch Brewery GmbH & Co. KG received the second prize, while the third prize went to the chemistry division of Evonik Industries AG. The efficiency projects of all three companies allowed them to achieve above-average cost savings in their manufacturing processes. The "Energy Efficiency Award," which features 30,000 EUR in total, was sponsored within the framework of the Initiative EnergieEffizienz by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency in collaboration with the Deutsche Messe and was presented at the Hannover Messe.
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