The Wicklow Tidy Towns has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Inspirational Energy Community category.
They are among the cohort of energy-conscious businesses and communities that have been selected for their dedication to an energy-efficient way of working.
The annual awards recognise and reward excellence in sustainable energy in business, communities, research, buildings, renewables and the public sector.
A total of 33 applicants across 10 categories have been shortlisted.
Winners will be announced at the national awards ceremony in October, this will return in person for the first time in three years following online ceremonies during Covid.
The successful finalists were chosen for their innovative sustainable energy solutions, inspiring energy action among colleagues and peers and their dedication to the climate action movement.