Futurepump Wins the Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy and Water

Published Jun. 12, 2017

By Ellie Mika for Ashden

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2017 Ashden Award Winners Announced

This year’s winners are truly revolutionizing the sustainable energy world. From a free city-wide public bicycle scheme in China helping combat air pollution, to the large-scale restoration of hydro power plants in East Tajikistan, to innovative smart energy hardware and software solutions in the UK and India, this year’s winners are all leaders when it comes to excellence in sustainable energy.

Read about Futurepump and all the other winners at Ashden.

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