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2014 June 04

Commercial bioenergy venture in Africa wins the 2014 World Bioenergy Award

Congratulations to Jörgen Sandström from Sweden!

Jörgen Sandström recieves the award from HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

He is the Executive Officer (Business Development and External Relations) of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone, which on a commercial basis is not only replacing fossil fuels with bioenergy but also increasing the availability of energy, work and food. The prize was presented by HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden at the World Bioenergy international conference and trade fair held on 3-5 June at Elmia in Jönköping, Sweden. "With this year's prize you can see how bioenergy investment can make a big difference in a poor country," said Heinz Kopetz, president of the World Bioenergy Association, which sponsors the prize. 

Read more about Jörgen Sandström, the winner of World Bionergy Award 2014 by clicking here