ISES Awards - Honouring Excellence

Since 1975 ISES has been honouring those who have made significant achievements and contributions toward advancing solar energy applications and use.

ISES Awards 2021 Open for Nominations

ISES is pleased to announce that the call for nominations for the 2021 Awards is now open. ISES members are welcomed and encourged to submit nominations for the following Awards:

Farrington Daniels Award - This award honours outstanding intellectual leadership in the field of Solar Energy. Winners have an established & long-standing international reputation and have made significant contributions to the work and goals of ISES. The winner is invited to deliver an address at the ISES Solar World Congress.  Please find the nomination information and form here.

Achievement Through Action Award (in Memory of Christopher A. Weeks) - This award honours important contributions to the harnessing of solar energy for practical use or a new concept, development or product for the same purpose. Recipients can be individuals, groups or corporate bodies. It has been presented since 1983 and the award includes a certificate and a cash prize derived from funds donated by Mrs. Marta Weeks, a long-time supporter of ISES and Platinum Member. Please find the nomination information and form here.

ISES Global Leadership Award in Advancing Solar Energy Policy (in honour of Hermann Scheer) - This award was introduced and presented for the first time in 2011 to pay tribute to Dr. Hermann Scheer (1944-2010), whose enourmous contribution and vocal political commitment to solar energy were so effective in bringing about energy changes globally. The award is presented to a person who has made significant contributions to the advancement of solar energy policy. Please find the nomination information and form here.

Nominations for ISES Fellows are also welcomed. Please find more information about the Fellows nomination process here.

DEADLINE EXTENDED  - The deadline for nominations is 28 June 2021. For questions, please contact us director [at] ises [dot] org (subject: ISES%20Awards) (here).


More Information about the Awards can be found in the link below.

The ISES awards are presented biennially at the Solar World Congress. They are:

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