The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual two-day business to business event, The Energy Show 2014, saw a 10% increase in visitor numbers with more than 3,500 people attending.
The show, which took place at the RDS in Dublin in mid-March, hosted up to 200 exhibitors along with multiple networking events, an extensive electric vehicle showcase, seminars, live retrofit demonstrations and a new smart tech demo area of energy innovations.
Recognising their contribution to the development of smart energy solutions, Metac Training took the ‘Product of the Show’ award for its accredited energy related training programme service while Climote was crowned the ‘Product of the Future’ award for its Connect Wind to Hot Water product. Other category winners were; Philips Ireland’s LUMA LED Lantern won ‘Best Energy Efficient Product’ while Nutech Renewables picked up the ‘Best Renewable Product’ for its solar enhanced heating system.
SEAI’s, Tom Halpin, Head of Information said: “We had an excellent turnout at the Energy Show over the two days showing the massive business interest in the energy sector. Many of the new events at the Show featured smart technology innovations proving that this is indeed an exciting time within the energy space with many enterprise opportunities for sustainable energy providers.”
Highlights from the Energy Show 2014 can be seen on www.seai.ie/energyshow