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29 Mar.2019

RESponsible island - prize for renewable energy islands

This prize will reward achievements in local renewable energy production for electricity, heating, cooling and transport on islands. The prize name refers to the combination of renewables (RES) and responsibility.

The prize will be awarded based on

  • the share of renewable energy produced by innovative energy technologies
  • environmental and socioeconomic sustainability and impact
  • citizen and community involvement
  • replicability of the solution


Prize value

  • 1st place: €500,000
  • 2nd place: €250,000
  • 3rd place: €100,000


Who can apply
The contest is open to islands located within the territory of an EU country including overseas countries and territories or countries associated to Horizon 2020. It is open to any legal entity or group of legal entities representing the respective island.


How to apply
Participants can apply for the contest online. You can find full details in the following documents:


Deadline: 26.09.2019


For more information, please email