SSE Airtricity, Ireland’s leading supplier of renewable power, took home the Green Energy Provider Award at the 2022 Green Energy Awards on Thursday.
This year’s awards ceremony took place at a gala dinner at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin. and was attended by Minister for the Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport, Eamon Ryan T.D., who delivered a special address on the night. Former President of Ireland and Chair of The Elders, Mary Robinson also addressed the audience as she accepted the Green Leader 2022 award.
Launched in 2008, the Green Awards recognise the extraordinary contribution and commitment that companies now make towards growing a greener future in Irish business. This is the fifth time SSE Airtricity has claimed top prize in the Green Energy category having previously collected the award in 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2017. SSE’s Galway Wind Park was also a double winner in 2018 taking the prize for overall Green Business of the Year and Green Construction Project of the year.
On collecting the award, Stuart Hobbs, Director of SSE Airtricity Energy Services, said:
“This is a brilliant achievement and I’m thrilled to be accepting this award on behalf of everyone at SSE Airtricity. We’re delighted to win this prestigious award, and I want to thank our entire team for their continued commitment to our sustainability values, which are such a key part of our identity as a business.
“At SSE Airtricity, green is in our DNA and we’re proud to be Ireland’s leading provider of 100% renewable electricity to home and business customers throughout the country. We believe in providing a wide range of green energy solutions to customers so they can take important steps on their path to achieving net zero. The Green Awards is a fantastic event and recognises the hard work of many companies as we all work to create a more sustainable Ireland.
“It’s great to see so many businesses here, celebrating best practice across a wide range of industries. Congratulations to all those who won awards tonight, or were shortlisted, and thanks to everyone working on the Green Awards for a brilliant night!”
SSE Airtricity’s Generation Green Home Upgrade partner An Post was also among the winners having collected the Green Financial Services Award for their contribution to supporting customers wanting to make greener choices.