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Congratulations to the 2018 award winners! The CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards celebrate leading organizations that use the global ISO 50001 energy management system standard to attain enduring improvement in energy performance.


In 2018, the CEM’s Energy Management Working Group is honoring 50 organizations with facilities in 103 countries. Each of these organizations shared valuable insights on the best practices, successes, and other benefits achieved by meeting the ISO 50001 standard in one or more facilities. 


Award recipients are listed below, along with their case studies.* View the press release. Meet the energy management experts who served as our 2018 judges. See Global ISO 50001 Achievements: Reducing costs, energy use, and CO2 emissions around the world for highlights on each award recipient - and to view the full list of winners by sector or by country/economy.


Award of Excellence Winners

On 24 May 2018, these three companies will receive the top honor, the Award of Excellence in Energy Management, at the CEM9 meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark:


An Garda Síochána

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Total cumulative energy cost savings of $11.3 million since baseline year 2009.

An Garda Síochána (AGS) is the national police force of Ireland, established in 1922. Using an ISO 50001-certified energy management system across its Transport Fleet and at two of its largest sites, Garda Headquarters and Garda College, the agency saved US $11.3 million and reduced its CO2 emissions by 70,340 metric tons over eight years.


PJSC "Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works”

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After EnMS implementation, MMK saved more than $38 million in just three years.


Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), a steel producer and metallurgical company, established an ISO 50001 energy management system that delivers US $20.5 million in annual savings with no financial investment. Overall, site savings over three years total US $38.6 million, reducing CO2 emissions by 698,186 metrics tons.


PT PJB Gresik Power Plant

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PT PJB Gresik Power Plant has been saving US$ 9.69 million in energy costs through EnMS since 2014.


The PT PJB Gresik Power Plant operates a combined cycle power plant and four units of steam power plants to supply electricity to East Java. The facility implemented ISO 50001 to achieve government and internal goals; it saved US $9.69 million and reduced CO2 emissions by 2.72 million metric tons over three years.


Insight Award Recipients

The following 47 organizations received Energy Management Insight Awards for helping to build awareness of ISO 50001 and contributing to global knowledge of energy management implementation.

*All case studies are published as received. Any content included in the case studies does not imply the expression of any opinion on the part of the Clean Energy Ministerial, the Energy Management Working Group, or any of their respective members.

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