About ENERGY GLOBE

ENERGY GLOBE has years of experience in the area of energy efficiency. The following have been the most important projects of the energy-saving pioneer over the last 25 years.

From the Energiesparmesse (Energy Expo) ...

1985Founding of the Energiesparmesse in Wels (Austria) by CEO Wolfgang Neumann. Today this Energy Expo is Europe’s leading trade fair for energy efficiency and eco-energy.

1991
Development of the Upper Austrian Energiesparverband (Alliance for Energy Saving) on behalf of the province of Upper Austria and extension to a successful energy consulting institution.

1992
Initiation of the World Energy Saving Day, an international conference including the elite among energy experts, held annually in Wels (Austria).

1993
Founding of an Energy Consulting Center for the Slovak Republic on behalf of the European Union; distinguished as Europe’s best such consulting center.

1997
Conception and establishment of an Energy Consulting Center in Budovice (Czech Republic) on behalf of the province of Upper Austria.

... to the ENERGY GLOBE Award ...

1999
Premiere of the international ENERGY GLOBE Awards.

  • Conceived as the Oscar of energy saving, this environmental award has every year since distinguished projects from all over the world that conserve our resources or use renewable forms of energy. 
  • The ENERGY GLOBE is awarded regionally in all Austrian provinces, as a national award in 109 nations, and as an international award. Venues have included Japan, Canada and Belgium. 
  • Since the founding of the award, over 6000 projects have been submitted. Annually participants are from more than 100 nations. 
  • Award presenters have included Mikhail Gorbachev, Peter Falk, Robin Gibb (Bee Gees), Martin Sheen and Nigel Kennedy.

Since 2007
On invitation of the European Parliament, the ENERGY GLOBE Awards are presented in the Plenary Hall of the European Parliament in Brussels.

... to the ENERGY GLOBE Portal & the ENERGY GLOBE Network

2008
After three years of preparation, ENERGY GLOBE Portal goes online for energy efficiency. The comprehensive service and consulting platform serves consumers, enterprises and experts. Likewise the first ENERGY GLOBE Network (Austria) is founded.