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Astonfield Awarded Prestigious Global Green Award at World Trade Week NYC

The Telegraph 2010-05-18
Astonfield Renewables, Inc. is delighted to announce that it has been awarde the prestigious Global Green Award at the World Trade Week NYC.The Global Green Award is an annual award that acknowledges exemplar leadership in promoting environmental sustainability and economic development around the globe. Astonfield was nominated for the award by the U.S. Department of Commerce in recognition for its leadership and success in promoting the scale up of renewable energy solutions in emerging markets such as India.

'We have a longstanding relationship with Astonfield Renewables, and we are pleased to learn they are receiving this award acknowledging their export success and work in India', commented Ryan Hollowell, trade specialist with the U.S. Commerce Service in New York City.

Winning the Global Green Award is a great honor and we are extremely proud to be recognized for our work in bringing clean energy solutions to the markets that need it most. We applaud the US Government for its proactive approach to supporting the renewable energy vision in India, and the Government of India for its leadership in developing the policy framework that supports renewable energy as a sustainable solution to India’s energy production,' stated Sourabh Sen, Co-Chairman of Astonfield Renewables, Inc.

The award was present at this year’s World Trade Week event in New York City on May 17 by Christine C. Quinn, Speaker, New York City Council. The steering committee responsible for determining award winners includes representatives of the US Department of Commerce, The World Trade Centers Association, The United States Council for International Business and The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.

About Astonfield Renewable Resources

Astonfield Renewable Resources is the largest multi-modality renewable energy company in South Asia. With a portfolio of nearly 1,000MW of solar, biomass and waste-to-energy projects, Astonfield is deploying affordable clean energy solutions in emerging markets across the world. For more information visit www.astonfield.com.

About World Trade Week NYC

The mission of World Trade Week NYC is to underscore and promote the importance of international trade to the New York City metropolitan area economy. New Yorkers depend heavily on international commerce for their jobs, standard of living, and the myriad goods and services available to its diverse population.

World Trade Week NYC is part of an annual nationwide celebration of international trade observed by business and trade related organizations across the United States during the third week of May.