Recognizing Individuals and Organizations for Contributions to the Energy Industry at the AEE Regional Awards Ceremony

Charlotte, NC – The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), a nonprofit professional society of over 18,000 members, is presenting over 60 regional awards to individuals and organizations around the world. It is important to recognize these individuals and companies for their dedication and performance in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industry.  The following awards will be given at the AEE Regional Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, October 16th at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC, in conjunction with the 41st World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC).

Winners in Region I (CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT):
Energy Engineer of the Year – Ian Marchant, CDM Smith
Corporate Energy Management – Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Institutional Energy Management – West Orange NJ Board of Education
Energy Professional Development – Stephen M. Di Giacomo, Energy Management Associates, Inc.
Energy Manager of the Year – Jeffrey Myrdek, CBRE
Energy Project of the Year – PSE&G Hospital Efficiency Program at Hackensack University Medical Center
Innovative Energy Project of the Year – Valley Sports Arena
Energy Innovator of the Year – Jeff Wright, Compressor Energy Services
Young Energy Professional of the Year – John Maw, FMC Technologies, Inc.

Winners in Region II (AL, FL, GA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, DC, WV, PR):
Corporate Energy Management – Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation  
Institutional Energy Management – University of Central Florida Utilities & Energy Services
Energy Professional Development – Cecil Jones, General Dynamics Information Technology
Energy Manager of the Year – George (Buster) Barksdale, CoGen Power Solutions
Energy Project of the Year –  Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Continuous Commissioning and VAV Conversion
Energy Innovator of the Year – Kady Cowan, Carolinas HealthCare System
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Wade Willatt, Nissan North America

Winners in Region III (IL, IN, IO, KY, MI, MN, OH, WI):
Energy Engineer of the Year – David A. Metzger, P.E., MG Energy
Corporate Energy Management – The Huntington National Bank
Institutional Energy Management – Grand Valley State University
Energy Manager of the Year – Gary Londo, General Motors, Global Technical Center
Energy Project of the Year – Data Center East

Winners in Region IV (AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, OK, SD, TX, WY):Institutional Energy Management – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Energy Manager of the Year – Kerry Rowland, AEP PSO
Energy Project of the Year – Helena Chiller Project
Innovative Energy Project of the Year – University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Energy Performance Contract
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Jeremy Nelson, Aramark

Winners in Region V (AK, AZ, CA, HA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA):
Corporate Energy Management – Western Digital/Jacobs Engineering/Pacific Gas and Electric
Institutional Energy Management – Davis School District
Energy Professional Development – Roger Ebbage, Energy Education Institute
Energy Manager of the Year – Rich Davis, Willdan/Abacus
Innovative Energy Project of the Year – PG&E’s EPIC Energy Storage for Distribution Operations Project at Browns Valley
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Sarah Gilchrist, University of California, Santa Cruz

Asia Pacific Rim Region
Energy Project of the Year – The First CHP Generating System in Hospital of Hong Kong

Asia Subcontinent Region
Energy Engineer of the Year – Dr. T V Ramachandra, Indian Institute of Science
Institutional Energy Management – Damodar Valley Corporation, Ministry of Power, Government of India
Energy Professional Development – Dr. Mittal Prem Prakash, A-Z 01-Energy Engineers pvt ltd
Energy Manager of the Year – Venkata Subba Rao Pasupuleti, Bambino Pasta Food Industries
Energy Project of the Year – Green Parliament Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Muhammad Imran Khan, University of Reading

Canada Region
Institutional Energy Management – Integrated Performance Contracting Project at the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivieres
Energy Manager of the Year – Andrew Hejnar, 3M Canada
Energy Project of the Year – Integrated Performance Contracting Project at the Montreal Olympic Park
Innovative Energy Project of the Year – Alexandra District Energy Utility (ADEU) Phase 4 – Integration of Commercial Customer Base
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Nasreddine Guerfala, Enwave Energy Corporation

Eastern & Central Europe Region
Institutional Energy Management – Association of Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (TUCN) and Cluj-Napoca City Municipality and Center of Resources for Energy Efficiency and Climate Change (CREESC)
Energy Manager of the Year – Marcel Lauko, Energy Center Bratislava
Energy Project of the Year – Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy in Southeast Anatolia Region

Former Soviet Union Region
Energy Engineer of the Year – Oleg Razumovskyi, Inzhenerna Logika LLC
Energy Manager of the Year – Oleksandr Ovdiienko, Group of Companies “Sodruzhestvo”

Latin America Region
Energy Professional Development – Dr. Jose Samuel Monterroso, ECONOVA S.A.
Innovative Energy Project of the Year – Caldera 30+

Middle East Region
Energy Engineer of the Year – Alain Aoun, Alain Aoun & Partners
Corporate Energy Management – SITEX
Energy Professional Development – Shifaa Al-Khatatbeh, Izzat Marji Group
Energy Manager of the Year – Amjad Saleh Alkam, Eco Engineering and Energy Solutions (EcoSol)
Energy Project of the Year – Green Neighborhood Development at Sahab City
Innovative Energy Project of the Year – King Hussein Foundation Net Metering PV on Grid Wheeling System
Energy Innovator of the Year – Maddala V Bhanumurthy, Saudi Aramco
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Ala’a Mannoun, AMC Training & Consulting
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Jovin Mathew, Johnson Controls

Oceania Region
Energy Project of the Year – The Reject Shop National Energy System Optimisation

Sub-Saharan Africa Region
Energy Manager of the Year – Elron Awase, Tesla Energy Solutions
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Daniel K. Bungey, Safi Analytics Limited
Young Energy Professional of the Year – Albert Williams, Energy Cybernetics

Western Europe Region
Institutional Energy Management – RenoWatt by GRE-Liege
Energy Project of the Year – Monitor & Save Project for Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, Quimera Energy Limited