Energy efficiency helped Ireland’s largest energy users save €12.4m

A total of 190 companies collectively avoided 327GWh of energy consumption in 2018

Implementing energy efficiency measures helped the largest energy users in Ireland save a total of €12.4 million (£10.5m) in 2018.

That’s according to latest figures from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), which found its Large Industry Energy Network – made up of 190 companies with annual energy bills of €1 million (£0.85m) or more – collectively avoided 327GWh of energy consumption during that period.

Its Network includes food and drink companies like Diageo and the Kerry Group, pharmachem firms like Astellas Ireland, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer as well as technology companies like Google and Microsoft.

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