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:-
The winner of this award wasDundee City Councilnominated by SSE Energy Solutions & Alsecco (UK) LimitedSecond: 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