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2018 National Energy Efficiency Awards

Awards Ceremony:Friday, 7th September 2018
Hilton NEC Metropole Hotel, Birmingham
Entry Deadline: Awards Now Closed
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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 Council (on behalf of the Kent and Medway Sustainable Energy Partnership)nominated by Aran Services Ltd
Barnet Councilnominated by Achilleos Energy Assessors
Peterborough City Councilnominated by Green Energy Switch
Norwich City Council
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
Winter Wellbeing Cornwall Council and Council of Isles of Scilly nominated by Warm Wales
Liverpool City Council - Healthy Homes
Wrexham County Borough Councilnominated by Thomas CMS Holdings Ltd


The winner of this award was

Dundee City Councilnominated by SSE Energy Solutions & Alsecco (UK) LimitedDundee City Council,2018 Council / Local Authority of the Year, collecting their award from Sir Lenny Henry and sponsor, Engie RegenerationSecond: Aberdeen CouncilThird: Northumberland County CouncilThird: Worcestershire County CouncilSpecial Commendation: Leeds City CouncilSpecial Commendation: Norwich City CouncilSpecial Commendation: Liverpool City Council - Healthy HomesSpecial Commendation: North Tyneside CouncilSpecial Commendation: Wrexham County Borough Council