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SEAI’s Energy Show 2015 grows 20% on last year

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SEAI’s Energy Show 2015 grows 20% on last year

SEAI’s Energy Show 2015  grows 20% on last year
March 30
15:50 2015

30th March 2015 – The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual business to business event, The Energy Show 2015, was a real success with the exhibition growing 20% and visitors up 10% on last year to 3,800.  The show, which took place at the RDS in Dublin on the 25th and 26th March, hosted over 170 exhibitors along with multiple networking events, an extensive electric vehicle showcase, live retrofit demonstrations, an international markets pavilion and a wide range of workshops.

 

Grant Engineering received the Product of the Show award for their condensing wood pellet boiler which also secured them Best Renewable Product.  Other category winners were; IES Ltd, winner of Best Innovative Product for its building energy management system Ci2; Ecological Building Systems, winner of Best Service Provider for its Better Building training course and winner of  Best Energy Efficient Product went to Belimo Automation for its Belimo Energy Valve.

 

Opening the Show Alex White TD, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources said: “The sustainable energy sector is a significant contributor to our economic recovery and it is already supporting 15,000 jobs and this figure is set to increase in the coming years.  As we develop as a green energy location, Ireland will add sustainable energy expertise and access to secure, clean energy to the list of factors that are successfully attracting foreign companies to Ireland”.

 

Commenting on the success of the Show SEAI’s, Brian Motherway, CEO said: Around €1.5 billion is being invested in sustainable energy technologies and services in Ireland annually.  The Energy Show was a great opportunity for businesses to see and hear about the latest innovations in the smart energy technology and services sector.  This year there was particularly strong international interest with 30 overseas companies and 13 embassies represented. Ireland is well positioned to capitalise on this global market given our expertise in this area, as evidenced by the vibrant and successful businesses at the Energy Show 2015.”

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