SSE Airtricity and Dublin Zoo extend Sustainability Partnership for five years and launch first of its kind

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12th July 2022

SSE Airtricity and Dublin Zoo extend Sustainability Partnership for five years and launch first of its kind

Dublin Zoo has signed its second five-year partnership agreement with SSE Airtricity which will see Ireland’s largest provider of 100% green energy continue in its role as official Sustainability Partner to Ireland’s most popular family attraction.

As part of the five-year Sustainability Partnership, SSE Airtricity will continue to supply all facilities at the 28-hectare park in the heart of Dublin city with 100% renewable electricity. The energy supply deal builds on Dublin Zoo and SSE Airtricity’s commitment to encourage zoo visitors to learn more about the positive impact of sustainability.

To celebrate SSE Airtricity’s continued commitment to Dublin Zoo, for the first time ever, one lucky family will have the chance to sleep over at Dublin Zoo. The exclusive competition offers one family the chance to win an overnight stay, followed by an exclusive zoo-keeper tour and movie night during their unique glamping experience at Dublin Zoo this summer.

The winning family will stay overnight in the iconic restored historical building, Haughton House, where they may be able to hear the Asian elephants, birds, and many other wonderful animals during their stay. To enter the competition and win the overnight stay, families are asked to visit the designated SSE Airtricity webpage www.sseairtricity.com/roar.

What else to expect at Dublin Zoo this summer

There will be a designated Eco Explorers Weekend on Saturday, 16 July and Sunday, 17 July, along with the unveiling of a new sustainability character at Dublin Zoo this summer. The new Eco Explorers Trail and Discovery Carts will also be packed full of unique facts and information about the animals at Dublin Zoo and the conservation programmes they support.

Aoife Davey, Head of Marketing at Dublin Zoo, said: “At Dublin Zoo we are thrilled to continue our long-term partnership with SSE Airtricity for another five years. As part of our ten-year vision, we look forward to working closely with SSE to achieve our goal of becoming a sustainable visitor attraction and to reduce our environmental impact.

“Conservation and education are at the heart of all we do at Dublin Zoo, and through the brand-new Eco Explorers Trail, Discovery Carts and hosting SSE Airtricity’s Eco Explorers Weekend, we are excited to achieve even further environmental improvements and raise awareness on the importance of sustainability to everyone who visits Dublin Zoo.”

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David Manning, Director of Customer Marketing at SSE Airtricity, said: “The team at Dublin Zoo share our commitment to working sustainably, which is a core value for SSE Airtricity. Continuing our long-term partnership, we look forward to supporting Dublin Zoo achieve even further environmental improvements as Ireland’s most popular family attraction.

“Over the next five years, SSE Airtricity will continue to supply Dublin Zoo with 100% green electricity. As Ireland’s largest provider of 100% green energy, SSE Airtricity understands the importance of operating sustainably to ensure that we manage our environmental, social and economic impacts. Working with a partner like Dublin Zoo who shares our commitment towards sustainability and renewable energy supports SSE Airtricity’s commitment to a cleaner environment, now and for generations to come.

Roar and Snore Competition

To celebrate SSE Airtricity’s renewed commitment as Sustainability Partner to Dublin Zoo, they are offering one lucky family the chance to stay overnight in Haughton house at Dublin Zoo. The Roar and Snore competition is also being replicated for SSE Airtricity Reward customers this summer, where they can also avail of a 20% discount for trips to Dublin Zoo.

SSE Airtricity is accepting entries through a designated website. Entries will close on Tuesday, 26 July 2022.


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