SEAI’s Energy Show 2015 grows 20% on last year

~ Grant Engineering crowned Product of the Show Winner ~

 27th March 2015 - The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual business to business event, The Energy Show 2015, was a real success with the exhibition growing 20% and visitors up 10% on last year to 3,800.  The show, which took place at the RDS in Dublin on 25th and 26th March, hosted over 170  exhibitors along with multiple networking events, an extensive electric vehicle showcase, live retrofit demonstrations, an international markets pavilion and a wide range of workshops.

Grant Engineering received the Product of the Show award for their condensing wood pellet boiler which also secured them Best Renewable Product.  Other category winners were; IES Ltd, winner of Best Innovative Product for its building energy management system Ci2; Ecological Building Systems, winner of Best Service Provider for its Better Building training course and winner of  Best Energy Efficient Product went to Belimo Automation for its Belimo Energy Valve.

Opening the Show Alex White TD, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources said: “The sustainable energy sector is a significant contributor to our economic recovery and it is already supporting 15,000 jobs and this figure is set to increase in the coming years.  As we develop as a green energy location, Ireland will add sustainable energy expertise and access to secure, clean energy to the list of factors that are successfully attracting foreign companies to Ireland”.

Commenting on the success of the Show SEAI’s, Brian Motherway, CEO said: “Around €1.5 billion is being invested in sustainable energy technologies and services in Ireland annually.  The Energy Show was a great opportunity for businesses to see and hear about the latest innovations in the smart energy technology and services sector.  This year there was particularly strong international interest with 30 overseas companies and 13 embassies represented.Ireland is well positioned to capitalise on this global market given our expertise in this area, as evidenced by the vibrant and successful businesses at the Energy Show 2015.”

Highlights from the Energy Show 2015 can be seen on www.seai.ie/energyshow

Ends

 

  Notes to Editor

  Energy Show Product of the Show Awards 2015 Winners

 Best Energy Efficient Product 

 

Highly Commended

Company — Dimplex

Product — Dimplex A-Class Heat Pump

Winner

Company — Belimo Automation UK Ltd

Product — Belimo Energy Valve

 

Best Services Provider

 

Highly Commended

Company — Irish Bionergy Association

Service — Wood Fuel Quality Assurance Scheme

Winner

Company — Ecological Building Systems

Service — Better Building: Putting the Fabric First 

Training Course

 

Best Innovation

 

Commended

Company — Reg Farrell Engineering Ltd

Product — PK-160 Android Tablet Thermal Camera

Highly-Commended

Company — Edina Ltd

Product — Containerised CHP with CO2 Harvesting

Winner

Company — IES Ltd

Product — Ci2 (correct, investigate, compare and invest)

 

Best Renewable Product

 

Highly-Commended

Company — Construction PV

Product — Trina Honey in Black Solar Panel

Winner

Company — Grant Engineering Ltd

Product — Vecta Condensing Wood Pellet Boiler

 

Overall Product of the Show

 

Winner

Company — Grant Engineering Ltd

Product — Vecta Condensing Wood Pellet Boiler

 
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