Each year the American Public Power Association presents awards to DEED member utilities that embody the spirit of the DEED program in an outstanding manner. Apply and be recognized among your customers, community stakeholders, and industry colleagues.
Energy Innovator Award
2022 Winner: Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), California
The EIA honors utilities that have developed or applied creative techniques and technologies to improve the efficient delivery of energy services in their communities through the implementation of new projects and programs. Awards recognize creativity, resource efficiency, benefits to consumers, transferability, and project scope in relation to utility size. View past award recipients and their award-winning program descriptions.
EIA Judges Panel: Energy Innovator Award winners are chosen by an outside panel of judges carefully selected from leaders in the energy industry, public office, the media, and private business.
Who can apply?
Utilities that are currently DEED members and were members in the prior year are eligible for nomination for an EIA.
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