The Large Industry Energy Network (LIEN), supported by SEAI, is a collaborative community of Ireland’s major energy users dedicated to enhancing energy performance and inspiring others to follow suit. Composing 210 of the nation’s largest energy consumers, employing 144,000 individuals, and accounting for 22% of Ireland’s Total Primary Energy Requirement (TPER), LIEN strives to lead the transition towards a cleaner and more energy-efficient future.
Who Can Join LIEN:
LIEN membership is open to companies with an annual energy spend of €1 million or more, fostering collaboration among industry leaders. By joining LIEN, companies commit to developing energy management programs, setting and reviewing energy targets, and reporting annually on energy performance. Eligible members include entities spending at least €1 million on energy annually or those certified or pursuing ISO 50001 certification.
The value of LIEN membership extends beyond monetary considerations, offering numerous benefits:
- Access to expert advice and guidance on energy efficiency and management.
- Participation in training and development programs for staff and managers.
- Utilisation of benchmarking tools and frameworks, including Energy Performance Indicators (EnPIs).
- Opportunities for recognition and awards honouring energy efficiency and management achievements.
- Networking and collaboration prospects with other members and stakeholders.
- Access to research and insights on energy efficiency and management trends and best practices.
Energy Saving Initiatives:
LIEN’s collaborative efforts yield significant energy savings and emissions reductions. In 2021, reported energy-saving projects delivered a saving of 389 GWh of final energy, avoiding an estimated 78.1 kt CO2 emissions. These initiatives collectively contributed to savings of €20.5 million on members’ energy bills.
How to Join LIEN:
Companies interested in joining LIEN must provide the following documents:
- A copy of their Tax Clearance Certificate.
- A completed application form and declaration.
- Details of their energy management program and action plan.
- Information on energy targets and performance indicators.
Embrace the opportunity to be part of a transformative energy community. Join LIEN to access expert guidance, collaborative networks, and recognition for your commitment to sustainable energy practices. Together, let’s lead the way towards a cleaner, more efficient energy future.
For more information see: https://www.seai.ie/business-and-public-sector/large-business/lien/
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