During the gala, the most deserved Beneficiaries of the Fund were awarded in four categories:

  • Effective self-government,
  • Leader of pro-ecological environmental changes,
  • Friendly energy,
  • Stable partner in creating ecological education.

In the category of Friendly Energy, the award for the Renewable Energy Leader was granted to PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., collected on behalf of the Management Board by Jakub Mieńkowski, the director.

The anniversary celebration was honoured by the presence of the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of the Environment, Aneta Wilmańska. The gala was opened by the President of the Board of the WFOŚiGW in Łódź – Tomasz Łysek. By congratulating and thanking employees and invited guests for coming, he emphasised the significance and achievements of the Fund for the regional development and pointed out that in the 2014-2020 perspective the amount granted to the Fund will total EUR 20 billion.