Are you part of a team that has demonstrated remarkable leadership and ambition in implementing energy management across your organisation?

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About the Award

This award celebrates individuals or teams in the public, private or voluntary sectors, who have demonstrated long-term leadership and ambition in implementing energy management and delivering significant benefits for their organisation.

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:

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

The cross-departmental Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown energy team is representative of their significant energy use, including public lighting, transport fleet and large buildings. Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown has improved its energy performance by 51% in 2020, compared to the baseline year of 2009. They are continuously improving energy efficiency and carbon reduction through their ISO 50001 Energy Management System. Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown’s goal is to create sustainable and cost effective zero-carbon green towns and villages and to act as an exemplar.

National University of Ireland Galway

The NUI Galway energy team are key members of the Community and University Sustainability Project which brings together Senior Management, Students, staff, academics, researchers, Health Service Executive, Galway City Council and local community groups. NUI Galway are on a journey to reduce energy on campus, formalised in 2012 with accreditation to ISO50001. This has allowed the energy team successfully to achieve 40% energy savings by 2020. In 2021 NUI Galway were ranked 14th in World Universities for SDG 7: Energy.

Pfizer, Grange Castle

The Grange Castle site is the first Pfizer site in the world to develop a clear plan for carbon neutrality by 2030. The energy team engaged with over 150 people who impact energy on site. From this, they developed credible initiatives to support their 2030 goals. They commenced a range of diverse projects and initiatives since 2012 which include; operational controls, process changes, design reviews, large capital investment and awareness initiatives, all within a highly regulated environment.

We are absolutely delighted and grateful to receive this award for the energy team. Credit, of course, must go to all the hardworking members of the energy team but I would also like to thank the DLR management team, the staff, the elected representatives and the stakeholders. We are so thrilled.
Andrée Dargan, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Application guidelines

  1. Please submit your application online by 5pm Friday 24th June.
  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 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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