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2018 National Energy Efficiency Awards

Awards Ceremony:Friday, 7th September 2018
Hilton NEC Metropole Hotel, Birmingham
Application Deadline:3rd August 2018
Booking Hotline: 01691 650 390
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Award Category

National Council or Local Authority of the Year

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Nominations for this award are open to any Council or Local Authority body that meets the following criteria:-

The nominee must be a recognised Local Authority or Council, or a Department, Group or Body controlled (either wholly or partially) by a council or local authority

The nominated body must have undertaken energy efficiency projects for the local community within the period between January 2017 and March 2018.

Work completed in previous years may be used as additional supporting information for nomination, but only work carried out within the period is eligible for inclusion in the main nomination statement.

Nominees must provide a clear nomination statement outlining what sets them apart within their field, and demonstrating clear energy savings achieved.

The nominee must be able to provide evidence of a customer from within the region who is willing to endorse their work with a favourable testimonial statement.

Judges will consider the nature, scale and scope of the work carried out, and a special emphasis will be placed on any successful integration of any Local or National Government Energy Efficiency schemes in the nominee's projects.

The judges will also look at:
- the impact their work has had within the local community.
- what their customers and local community have to say about the council
- what level of expertise the council has within its own teams
- what priority the council gives tackling fuel poverty within its current plans


The following have been nominated for consideration for this award:-

Islington Council
Worcestershire County Council
Kent County Councilnominated by Aran Services Ltd
Barnet Councilnominated by Achilleos Energy Assessors
Peterborough City Councilnominated by Green Energy Switch
Norwich City Council
Isle of White Councilnominated by E.ON Energy Solutions
Northumberland County Councilnominated by Westdale North Ltd
Vale of Glamorgan Councilnominated by Soltherm External Insulations Limited
Leeds City Councilnominated by E.On Energy Solutions
North Tyneside Council
Aberdeen Councilnominated by Area Eco
Dundee City Councilnominated by SSE Energy Solutions & Alsecco (UK) Limited
Cornwall Councilnominated by Warm Wales

Previous Winner

The previous winner of this award in 2017 was

Hull City Councilnominated by Sir Lenny Henry and Eco Surv present the Council of the Year Award to Hull City Council
The Judges said
Year on year Hull have pushed energy efficiency - again pushing to the front of the queue to implement their strategy to systematically eradicate fuel poverty through a whole street regeneration approach first developed in 2010.

Using a budget of almost £12 million, raised through ECO, LGF, HRA and their own private capital Hull have installed an comprehensive list of energy efficiency measures to over 3,000 residential properties.
Second: Bristol City CouncilThird: Flintshire County Council