Sotavento receives Volkswagen Think Blue award for his career awareness and dissemination of renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable mobility.

On 2 June in Madrid the ceremony of the first edition of the awards organized by Think Blue Volkswagen.

The awards, which was attended by 72 candidates, had three different nominations and a cash prize of up to 5,000 euros to recognize the best initiatives in research, innovation and career.

The Massaguer brothers received the Research Award for developing “a modular thermoelectric power generator applications waste heat recovery in automotive”.

AEInnova, microelectrical Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, he was awarded the Innovation Award for the project “Waste Heat Recovery Unit”, a system to convert waste heat into electricity hot surfaces.

The Sotavento Galicia Foundation, was awarded in the category of best path, in recognition of a path dedicated to the promotion of renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable mobility.

The event was presented by journalist Monica Carrillo and attended by authorities as the Deputy Minister of environment and land planning, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, Director of Volkswagen Spain, Laura Ros, and the President of Volkswagen-Audi Spain, Francisco Pérez Botello.

Sotavento by Bernardo Angel picked up the award Tahoces entity President and CEO of Energy and Mines of the Xunta de Galicia which was accompanied by manager Jose Nunez Baña and responsible communication and training Manuel Diaz