REEEP announces media award winners

March 21, 2009


Winners of the first 'REEEP Media Awards for Excellence in Sustainable Energy Reporting in Central and Eastern Europe' have been announced. The aim of the award is to boost mass media coverage of sustainable energy alternatives in Central and Eastern Europe, and the competition drew several applications from throughout the region. The top prize went to Vaida Pilibaityte from Lithuanian National Radio for her report entitled 'A New Nuclear Power Plant for Lithuania: Would it Really Pay for Itself?' Second prize was awarded to Atanas Georgiev from Bulgarian Utilities Magazine for a series of articles about sustainable energy, while Mladen Ilickovic took third for Small Hydropower Plants in Latvia and Croatia, a report produced for Croatian Television.