Since the foundation of the company, Sunfire has been honored with national and international awards for its innovative and pioneering technology.
Sunfire is the winner of the Kanthal® Award 2017 which recognizes innovations related to new solutions in Sustainability, Quality of Life and the field of Energy Efficiency. Key of the award is the Sunfire process to produce a substitute for fossil oil and gas (so called e-Crude) based on renewable electricity, CO2 and water.
For the third time, Sunfire is named in the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group. The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas impacting the future of a wide-range of industries. This year, 9,900 nominations of distinct companies from 77 countries have been received.
Sunfire’s reversible Electrolysis wins the Innovation & Climate Protection Award in the category “Innovative Products”.
The Awards are organized by the Working Group on Efficient, Environmentally-Friendly Energy Consumption (ASUE) in cooperation with BDEW, DVGW and Zukunft ERDGAS. They honour innovative developments and concepts from the worlds of both science and industry, with particular focus placed on efficient natural gas technologies and processes – some of them combined with renewable energies – which pave the way for an even more careful approach to natural resources.
Alongside with Toyota and Tesla, Sunfire is part of the renowned annual ranking of Fast Company and one of ten most innovative energy companies worldwide. In the category “Energy” Sunfire is ranked on number 8 for brewing “e-diesel” from water and air. Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand for the decision-makers of innovative companies, focusing on technology, business, and design. The magazine regularly honors the 50 Most Innovative Companies of the world. Most Innovative Companies is one of Fast Company’s most significant and highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year.
Sunfire is named once more in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group. The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech, with the highest potential to make the most significant market impact. This year, a record number of nominations were received: 6,900 distinct companies from 60 countries.
The reversible Electrolysis wins the Energy Award in the category “Industry” as the ground-breaking technology for the German “Energiewende” (the energy transition). The Energy Awards annually honor the best innovations and ideas in the field of energy. The prize was initiated by Handelsblatt, a leading German business newspaper, and the technology group GE. In 2015, 108 companies applied for the coveted award.
Sunfire is honored once again with the silver Ecosummit Award 2015. The jury rated 83 nominees from 14 countries. The annually presented Ecosummit Awards were initiated by the Mobile Economy GmbH. The international prize is primarily targeted at start-ups with “green innovations”.
For its Power-to-Liquids pilot project, Sunfire is honored with the jury prize „Innovation of Reason”. The PtL-project demonstrated the production of liquid synthetic fuel out of carbon dioxide and water steam.
Sunfire is awarded with the silver prize at the 2014 Ecosummit Awards. The judges rated 49 nominees from 13 countries. The annually presented Ecosummit Awards were initiated by the Mobile Economy GmbH. The international prize is primarily targeted at start-ups with “green innovations”.
Sunfire is named in the prestigious 2014 Global Cleantech 100. A record number of nominations were received: nearly 6,000 companies from 60 countries. The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech, featuring companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges.
Sunfire is this year’s winner of the STEP Award, in the category “Processes & Sustainability”. The application was focusing on the business idea as well as on the management team and the corporate functions. The STEP Award has been existing since 2006 and honors innovative, strong growing companies. The prize was initiated by Infraserv Höchst and the F.A.Z.-Institute, Innovation projects.