Large Energy User Initiative of the Year

Award for outstanding energy-related initiatives that have delivered significant benefits, carried out by large energy users.

This category is open to New Zealand’s large energy users (e.g. industrial and corporate organisations that use large volumes of energy (electricity, gas, coal, transport fuel etc) at a single site or across multiple sites. The award is assessed for initiatives undertaken over the last two years (started, completed or ongoing).


  • Energy efficiency and emissions reduction programmes
  • Unique energy management programmes, process optimisations
  • Alternative energy supply procurement and value additions