Morten Harket, former front man of Norwegian superstars Aha, and now a successful solo artist, has been named as the winner of the first ever the Green Music Award 2012 for his outstanding commitment to the environment in the music industry – in particular his commitment to electric mobility and renewable energy. The Award will be made for the first time at the Clean Tech Music Awards in Berlin on September 7th to a person who is committed to protect the environment and raise environmental consciousness with fans and the public. Harket said “"As a public figure I have the opportunity to focus attention on environmental issues and thus perhaps to promote environmental awareness of being Green Music Award. this one way, and I feel very honoured to receive this award ". The award is made by the Green Music Initiative in Germany in co-operation with the Clean Tech Media Award and organisers said Harket was “a great ambassador for green ideas”
Clean Tech Media Award 7th September 2012, Tempodrom / Berlin
Photo: Morten Harket introduces the first electric Panda in Norway.