The application process is closed.

ETRERA_2020 is organizing a call for proposals to showcase the most innovative projects and it inviting all the organisations to present their innovation projects that they consider to have been particularly successful in three fields of renewable energies: wind, solar and smart grids. Applying is a very easy procedure: the application form only should normally require readily available information. The presented project will demonstrate successful transformation of knowledge and research results into commercial products and services related to the field of sustainable energy that create positive impact on market and society.

Why participate?
  • Because the winners will be awarded the ETRERA_2020 PRIZE for the most innovative project in their category.
  • The winners will be awarded a trip to Istanbul, Turkey, to receive the prize and present their project at the “Best practices” workshop.
  • On top of that, the project will become a best practice of ETRERA 2020. The lessons learned that will emerge from the winning organisations will be included in an “e-Handbook” that will be distributed to the research and industry sector active in renewable energy.
  • ETRERA 2020 will also help to promote the winning organisations to potential investors for their new projects!

This competition is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to showcase your project, enhance your visibility and have more chances to attract potential research and industry partners for your organisation. Complete rules to the guidelines to the Call of proposals for Best Practices are below on this webpage.


Please fill in the following form in all its parts. All fields are required.
Applicants will receive a confirmation via e-mail that their application has been received.
For any information about the project contact: prize@etrera2020.eu
Thank you.

Please write an abstract describing your project, outlining its global aim and objectives (max 2000 characters including spaces).
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Please write a reply of no more than 2500 characters including spaces. The text should address the questions mentioned here below. While the text should try to comprehensively address all the questions below, there is not a specific minimum or maximum limit for the reply of each individual question.

What is innovative about the project developed? To which extent is the product unique? What problem does your project solve? Under which terms you project can constitute a ‘Best Practice’? Is your project transferable and, where appropriate, replicable?
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Please write a reply of no more than 2500 characters including spaces. The text should address the questions mentioned here below. While the text should try to comprehensively address all the questions below, there is not a specific minimum or maximum limit for the reply of each individual question .

Please briefly describe the business model of your project. How your project is financially sustainable?
Please describe the environmental sustainability of your project. Is your project contributing to the reduction of Green House Gas emissions?
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Please write a reply of no more than 2500 characters including spaces. The text should address the questions mentioned here below. While the text should try to comprehensively address all the questions below, there is not a specific minimum or maximum limit for the reply of each individual question .

Why and how did your project prove to be successful in the market and in the commercialisation process? Which needs of the customer/user and/or in the value chain does it satisfy?
Which are the positive social and economic impacts brought by your project to your community? Did your project encounter problems in social acceptance and regulatory barriers (if applicable)? How did you solve them?
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Applicants may add other information which they would like the evaluation Committee to take into account, namely links to online publications and audiovisual material.
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