200of Ireland’s largest energy users are members of LIEN
138,000people are employed by Network members
21%of Ireland's total primary energy requirement is accounted for by LIEN members
LIEN members are companies with annual energy bills of €1 million or over. We work with these companies to improve their energy performance and inspire others by sharing their experience.
Companies are eligible if they are either spending at least €1 million on energy annually, or are certified to or pursuing ISO 50001 certification. Certain commitments must be fulfilled by companies signing up to LIEN. You must:
We are currently developing a new strategy for the network to build on its reputation as one of the world’s leading energy efficiency networks.LIEN initiatives and new strategy
The total primary energy requirement (TPER) of the network increased marginally to 36,600 GWh in 2017, representing a total estimated energy spend of €1.2 billion. View TPER breakdowns by sector and individual member results and targets.View Members Results
These guides, developed by special working groups in the large industry energy network, document best practice and introduce techniques for reducing energy use.