Top honours for Solus at The Sustainable Ireland Awards

Solus Light Bulbs was nominated for a prestigious award for 'Best Energy & Environment Innovation’ at The National Sustainable Ireland Awards for their pioneering new XCross™ Filament LED bulb. Over 300 people attended the black-tie ceremony at the Remada Hotel in Belfast in competition for one of only 16 awards presented. Celebrations went on into the early hours with live music and entertainment.

The aim of the Sustainable Ireland awards is to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations in all sectors of the industry – waste and recycling, the environment, renewable energy, biodiversity, and sustainable building.

“We were very proud to be among the best in the business at The Sustainable Ireland Awards. This nomination is testament to our commitment to caring for the environment and reducing energy bills for our customers” said David Reynolds, Sales and Marketing Director.

The judges looked for excellence, outstanding qualities or contributions, unrivalled service and innovation, individuals and organisations who have gone that extra mile or something that sets them apart.

Solus next generation LED bulb with XCrossTM filament design creates a compact 360 degree light source that looks and lights just like the old incandescent bulb. It works just how you would expect it: instant light, using up to 87% less energy, with a natural, warm light and up to 15,000 hours lifespan.

Solus is an Irish owned company that has been established for over eighty years and now supports 63 jobs in Ireland. Solus has been at the forefront of technology and lighting in Irish homes since electricity was first introduced in 1935. Today, the company is a strong as ever with a proud Irish heritage of innovation and forward thinking. Solus are exporting into niche markets in the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain and now sell one light bulb every six seconds. The company is constantly investing in new product development and the manufacturing & application of innovative lighting solutions including next generation LEDs.