The award ceremony was held at Austrian Embassy – Commercial Section on the 6th of June with the Austrian Ambassador, Dr. Andreas Karabaczek, presenting the award to Dr. Irene Lee.
Started in 1999 by the Austrian energy pioneer Wolfgang Neumann, The ENERGY GLOBE Award is recognized as one of the most prestigious environmental awards. The award attracts more than 160 participating countries and over 1000 project submission annually. It distinguishes projects regionally, nationally and globally that conserve resources such as energy utilize renewable or emission-free-resources.
National ENERGY GLOBE Award Singaopre 2014 was awarded to the Little Sun Pte Ltd. helmed by Dr. Irene Lee, Little Provide such much needed sustainable lighting to off-grid area that changes the lives in the community. It enables children to read and study, families to cook at night, and people socialize after dark. National Little Sun is also a social enterprise that follows the principle of trade, not aide.