Campus Palmas Altas won first prize at the 2010 Prime Property Awards for Sustainable Real Estate Investment from Union Investment Real Estate AG, and also the Award for Architectural Excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the British equivalent to the Spanish Consejo de Arquitectos. These awards can be added to the LEED Platinum pre-certification secured in 2009.

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Abengoa received special mention for its commitment to sustainable development, renewable energies and the struggle against climate change at Seville Economy Night (Noche de la Economía Sevillana), an event organized by the Seville Chamber of Commerce and the Business Confederation of Seville (Confederación de Empresarios de Sevilla, or CES).

 Abengoa’s leadership in the renewable energy sector received recognition at the 2010 Andalusian Environment Awards (Premios Andalucía de Medio Ambiente), staged by the Regional Government of Andalusia (Junta de Andalucía).


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 Abengoa Bioenergy received the Sustainable Bioethanol Award at the World Biofuels Markets Conference for its sterling work in helping to promote sustainability and greenhouse gas measurement and reduction, and for the environmental and social benefits of the company’s operations and technology.

 For the second straight year, Abengoa Bioenergy received the Transportation Security Award from CSX Transportation for its safe loading and maintenance practices in transporting hazardous substances.

Abengoa Bioenergy of Illinois received the Southwestern Illinois Award from the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois for its dominant position in sustainable biofuel technology.

Befesa Water’s desalination plant in Qingdao (China) won a special award from Global Water Intelligence magazine for the Best Project of 2009.


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 Befesa Infrastructure India Agua secured an award from the prestigious global consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan under the Municipal Environmental Activity in India category. The company has been working on a desalination plant in Chennai capable of desalinating an impressive 100,000 m3 of water per day.

 Inabensa earned recognition from the Regional Government of Catalonia for the company’s involvement in construction work on the first section of Line 9 of the Barcelona subway system.