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Best Energy Innovation

Awarded to a NZ Power Provider or organisation that demonstrates a leading innovation within the energy sector within the last 12 months.
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Entry Criteria

Each award entry must begin with a brief overview of your company, product or service that relates to the category you are entering.

Entries (maximum 1,500 word count excluding your brief company, service or product overview) will then be assessed against the following criteria:

1. Opportunity (25%)
What was the market opportunity identified, and what problems or issues did this innovation project or product solve for the organisation or customer?

2. What value was delivered to the consumer/customer? (25%)
Describe the value delivered to the consumer/customer now and in the future. Have you conducted a pilot study, or are you at commercial deployment?

3. Leadership & Innovation (25%)
How has this innovation positively affected the organisation and/or your customers? Describe how it has had a positive impact on your organisation; market share in NZ, engagement of customers or other forms of growth.

4. Future Focused Analysis (25%)
Evidence of success how this will attract more customers, improve efficiencies and/or retain business due to the innovation. If applicable, illustrate how the innovation has the potential to transform the industry or create entirely new markets radically. 

How to enter

The deadline for receipt of your entry is 17:00 or 5pm on Tuesday 17 October 2023.

There is a fee of $139 + GST per award entry.  When you enter your registration details on the NZ Compare Awards website, an invoice will be generated and emailed to you.  This can be paid via direct payment to our bank account. The invoice is payable on the 20th of the month following the date of invoice.  Late payment or payment after the deadline may result in your entry becoming void.

GCGL will not accept additional material by email or other means unless there are exceptional circumstances and with our permission. GCGL will not accept any entry made after 17:00 on Tuesday 17 October 2023.

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