Are you part of a team that has demonstrated remarkable leadership and ambition in implementing energy management across your organisation? Apply now for the Energy Team/Manager of the Year Category.

About the Award

This award celebrates individuals, teams or organisations. These are across the public, private and voluntary sectors, who have demonstrated leadership and ambition in implementing energy management. They are delivering multiple significant benefits for their organisations over a prolonged period. 

Who should apply?

Applications are welcome from  individuals, teams or organisations, across the public, private and voluntary sectors,

Previous project finalists under this category include:

Dublin Airport Authority

Dublin Airport supports 17,000 jobs locally with 3000 staff directly employed. The gateway to Ireland, the 11th largest airport in the European Union, the airport catered for 31 million passengers in 2017. The Energy Team continues to drive challenging and innovative energy saving initiatives and energy management solutions. The team's commitment to reducing the airport's carbon footprint and saving energy is highlighted through the completion of the first ever certified EXEED project. Dublin Airport has exemplar performance within the Public Sector. They are 44.1% below baseline and deliver an Energy Management System. This provides information to 120+ tenants to influence their energy performance.


Musgrave is Irelands largest grocery distributor, with a strong portfolio of market-leading brands (including SuperValu & Centra). Musgrave and its retail partners support more than 40,000 jobsin more than 1,400 stores and offices. These are across seven brands in three markets, with total sales of €3.7 billion. The Musgrave Sustainability Team has been leading by example. It has delivered one of the most successful models in the SEAI's communities scheme over the past four years. This includes Musgrave retailers donating the equivalent of their first years energy savings to energy upgrades in clubs and charities in local communities.

Gurteen College

Gurteen College is a registered charity founded in 1947. It offers a range of recognised Teagasc courses to people who intend making a career in either agriculture, equines or related services. In association with Tipperary Energy Agency, Mike Pearson developed a renewable energy programme. This reduces the energy usage throughout college grounds. The use of energy on site has been improved with the growing of willow for biomass fuel. Additonally, the generation of electricity through the wind turbine. Finally, a PV system which reduces the need for electricity to be imported off the grid.


We are truly delighted to win this SEAI Energy Award. We have developed a renewable energy programme to reduce the impact of energy usage. It also improves its efficiency throughout the college grounds. This award acknowledges our efforts to go beyond sustainable energy best practice. Through demonstrating renewable energy technologies, we are preparing young farmers and rural enterprises for the future.  
Mike Pearson, College Principal from Gurteen College

Application guidelines

  1. Please submit your application online by 5pm. Friday 14th June.
  2. You are eligible to apply under more than one category. Simply follow the online guidelines. Then 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 complete the 'Data' section to the best of your ability.
  5. Once you submit, you can still edit your application up to the deadline date.
  6. Please keep attachments to 5MB or less.
  7. Shortlisted applications will be announced in August.
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