The SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards recognise and reward excellence in all aspects of energy efficiency and renewable energy. The Awards are open to organisations, businesses or communities who are setting new standards in the reduction of fossil fuel use. Applications for the awards should be submitted online by Friday, 9 June at 5pm.
The Awards encourage entries with innovative approaches and high replication potential from applicants across the island of Ireland. Categories are open to individuals, groups, businesses or organisations, public and private sector from the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.
This year’s categories include:
1. Large Business Energy Management
2. Large Business Energy Project
3. Small Business
4. Public Sector
6. Design (including buildings)
8. Energy Team/Manager of the Year
Speaking at the launch of the Awards, Majella Kelleher, Head of Energy Demand Management at SEAI, said: ” Energy efficiency makes financial as well as environmental sense, and there is growing interest in and delivery of cleaner sources of energy across both industry and communities as we move Ireland towards a low carbon society. I strongly encourage people and businesses to enter the SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards 2017 to highlight their own success and encourage others to take part.”
Last year, entrants to the Awards demonstrated savings of €100 million through innovative sustainable energy projects. Winners included, DaysE who won an award for its ‘Donate-As-You-Save’ fund raising model which uses energy savings as a means of financing energy projects in non-profit organisations. See details of the 2017 Awards Application process at http://www.seai.ie.
Events in June can be found here