Clearpower, the Wicklow based bio-energy and organic waste management company, has won the ‘Green Business Award’ at the national final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. Established in 2002, privately owned Clearpower creates renewable energy in the form of heat or electricity using products such as wood chip, wood pellets and organic waste.
Clearpower has the exclusive Irish agency for three of the pre-eminent wood fuelled boiler manufacturers in Europe: Kob, Heizomat and Compte.
Clearpower also provides heating and power installations and solutions, wood fuel, operation and maintenance, organic waste remediation and software services and consultancy. The company has an in-house team specialising in bio-energy technology. Clients include BSkyB, London Olympic Stadium, UCD, NUIG, the HSE, OPW, IKEA and many county councils. It currently employs 60 people.
Nearly 400 businesses across Ireland entered the 2010 Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. The winning business in each category was selected from a shortlist of four companies, one from each province. Companies were rigorously judged on a variety of merits including financial performance, company milestones and achievements, future strategy for the business and development of innovative products and services.
Pictured at the National Final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards were (l-r), Sean Martyn, director, Ulster Bank; Carol Walsh, Clearpower; John Heffernan, Clearpower; and Mike Shelly, Clearpower.