The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting entries from individuals and organisations across all sectors of the economy to showcase their innovative sustainable energy solutions and practices in the 20th anniversary SEAI Energy Awards.
Over the last two decades the annual awards have celebrated success, leadership, and ambition in sustainable energy.
SEAI has received almost 2,000 entries with projects delivering combined energy savings of over half a billion Euro in the 20-year history of the awards. They are now calling on communities, businesses, individuals, and organisations across Ireland who are accelerating away from fossil fuels to enter the 2023 competition.
William Walsh, CEO SEAI, said, “for twenty years now the SEAI Energy Awards has celebrated the hard work being carried out by organisations and individuals committed to creating a cleaner energy future for everyone. Since its inception, the awards have set the benchmark in energy best practice, inspiring others by highlighting new and exciting approaches to sustainable energy. We look forward to continuing to recognise great leaders and visionaries in the sustainable energy sector in Ireland. If you believe that you, your community, or your organisation is among these leaders I strongly encourage you to enter the SEAI Energy Awards 2023 so we can shine a light on your achievements to inspire others.”
Entrants can choose from twelve Award categories including:
- Innovative Deployment of Renewable Energy
- Inspirational Energy Community
- Sustainable Energy Leader/Team of the Year
- Research and Innovation; Large Business
- Small and Medium Business
- Leadership in public sector decarbonisation and energy efficiency
- Energy in Buildings
- Transport and Residential Energy Upgrades
One new category for 2023 is Sustainability via Digital Technologies in Construction and Buildings to recognise how a person or company has used digital technology to reduce the overall carbon life cycle of a building.
Closing date for entries is Friday 23rd June 2023. Overall winners will be announced at a lunch event in Dublin in November 2023.
Further information on the 2023 SEAI Energy Awards can be found on SEAI’s website www.seai.ie/energyawards.