Our Young Energy Champion award recognises the outstanding work that many young people do to help combat climate change.

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Young Energy Champion

Our “Young Energy Champion” award recognises the outstanding work that young people do. Aimed at energy champions under 18, you can nominate a young person, or enter yourself into this award.

Applicants should:

  • have a genuine interest in sustainable energy and climate action.
  • show an interest in renewable energy and reveal how they have inspired climate action in their school or community, and beyond.
  • show strong activism and advocacy for energy efficiency.

Who should apply

We welcome applications from students under 18 in fulltime education (primary or post-primary). Nominations should come from adults (teachers, parents, advocates) who are over 18. If you are under 18, you can complete your own application with the approval of your guardian.

Application guidelines

  1. Please submit your application online by 5pm Friday 29th July.
  2. You are eligible to apply under more than one category. Simply follow the online guidelines and copy and paste your application to a new category and amend your answers as appropriate.
  3. Please ensure all mandatory fields are completed before you hit submit.
  4. Please keep attachments to 5MB or less and send them to awards@seai.ie.
  5. Shortlisted applications will be announced in August.
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