On December 8, 2021, with the support of the UNIDO/GEF UKR IEE Project: “Introduction of Energy Management System Standard in Ukrainian Industry”, EUEA launched the All-Ukrainian Award: Pacesetters for Energy Management.
The All-Ukrainian Award: Pacesetters for Energy Management is the first of its kind in Ukraine, which recognizes leading organizations for their energy management achievements.
The purpose of this program is to attract the attention of the industrial sector to global energy and climate issues and demonstrate results in improving the energy efficiency of production through the introduction of energy management.
Also, “All-Ukrainian Award: Pacesetters for Energy Management” aims to promote the implementation of energy management systems and increase energy efficiency in industry, which is a one of the policy priorities of Ukraine in the field of energy efficiency.
Large companies are recognized for raising the profile of the ISO 50001 energy management system. Small and medium enterprises are recognized for energy management and energy efficiency best practices.
Organizations are invited to submit energy management case studies for recognition. Each entry will describe how energy management implementation occurred within the organization and resulting business benefits. Entries will undergo a juried selection process by a committee of esteemed ISO 50001 experts.
The case studies will be accepted from December 9, 2021 to March 28, 2022; award recipients will be notified and publicly announced in June 2022.
Any organization located in Ukraine in the industrial, commercial, or public sector is eligible to participate. Entries may feature corporate level, multi-site, or single facility entrants. The program offers two tracks for participation: Large enterprises or Small and medium enterprises. Entrants will self-select their participation track based on their staff headcount and/or annual turnover.
Organizations submitting entries will be eligible for two types of recognition:
- Award of Excellence: The top entries will receive the prestigious Award of Excellence and certificate for energy efficiency services from 7,500 to 15,000 USD according to the type of track. Recipients of the certificate should select one option: Consultancy services; Equipment and other material goods; Trainings in Ukraine or abroad; Study tours to visit industrial peers leading on energy management/energy efficiency and decarbonization.
- Insight Award: All qualifying entries will receive Insight Award and the opportunity to take free training sessions in energy efficiency.
All detailed information is published on the EUEA website.