This is a follow up to a German Environmental Technology awards show trying to disqualify a dual fluid molten salt reactor from its awards and then having a Berlin Court of Appeal blocking the disqualification.
Greentec Awards do not want to accept the Berlin Court of Appeal decision that would prevent them from disqualifying the Dual Fluid Reactor GreenTec Communications GmbH puts filed an appeal against the decision.
Starting in 2008, engineers Marco Voigt and Sven Krüger under the name “Clean Tech Media Award” created the GreenTec Awards. GreenTec claims to be the “largest and most important environmental and economic prices” in Germany. They promote “ecological and economic engagement and the use of environmental technologies.” Winners of the awards get no money, but get a lot of attention in the media.
A television show presents the three best candidates in the respective categories. However, in the energy category, the audience nomination was not included in the Round of Three: A majority of online participants for a project called had picked a dual-fluid reactor (DFR) decided – a molten salt reactor. It generates electricity and uses up the actinides (uranium and plutonium).
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