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    Two Jordanian companies win Austrian energy award

    November 8, 2022
    oil and gas

    Amman, Nov. 7 (Petra) -- Advantage Austria Jordan, the Commercial Section of the Austrian Embassy in Amman, awarded SOLVillion Co. and EcoPeace Middle East, two Jordanian sustainable initiatives in the field of greentech and renewable energy, with the National Energy Globe Award 2022 for Jordan.

    According to a statement on Monday by the embassy, Herwig Neuper, the Commercial Counselor of the Austrian Embassy and the Austrian Ambassador to Jordan, Oskar Wustinger handed over the awards, together with Sulafa Mdanat, the representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Jordan, to the winners Aia Abul-Haj, the Business Development Manager of SOLVillion and Yana Abu Taleb, Director of EcoPeace Middle East in Jordan, the local implementing partner of Global Nature Fund.

    SOLVillion won the award with their project of a decentralized wastewater treatment system for rural areas in Jordan, while EcoPeace got awarded for a decentralized solar energy supply for a wastewater treatment plant in the Jordan Valley.

    The most important companies, organizations and known personalities in the field of environment and energy in Jordan were present at the event, which took place at the Austrian envoy's residence in Amman.

    With more than 180 participating countries, the Energy Globe Award is the most prestigious environmental award worldwide, founded by the Energy Globe Foundation in Austria 22 years ago, the statement said.

    Committed people all around the world develop solutions for the most pressing environmental problems of our time, like resource scarcity, air and water pollution, erosion, climate change or dependence on fossil fuels, it added.

    Although these solutions are readily available, they often remain unheard of. To that end, Energy Globe gives them a voice and presents them to a large audience to make them visible and encourage others to come up with their own innovative solution.

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