The awards in five categories have been presented for eight years to projects that implement prudent and economical utilization of resources such as energy and water and/or efficiently employ alternative energy sources. The five project categories are Earth, Fire, Water, Air – representing the basic element of life – and Youth.
The award presentations are held within the framework of gala awards ceremonies at regional, national and international levels. Again in 2008, regional awards will be held in all nine federal provinces of Austria as well as in more than 100 nations around the world. For 2007, over 800 projects from 109 nations were submitted. This sensational level of participation impressively underscores the worldwide esteem that the “Energy Globe” enjoys.