Regional Awards

Regional Awards recognize achievements in energy within AEE's 14 regions around the world. The Regional Awards will be presented Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 3:00pm, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

Click here to access a list of Regions by State and Country. This list will assist you in determining in which Region you are located. 

Regional Awards Categories
Regional Energy Engineer of the Year

Presented to an individual for outstanding accomplishments in promoting the practices, principles and procedures of energy engineering, and for superior service to the Association. The recipient must be a registered professional engineer (P.E.)*.
*Exceptions may be made to P.E. requirement for highly qualified engineers in countries without Professional Engineer licensing.

Regional Corporate Energy Management

Presented to a private sector corporation, agency, or organization for outstanding accomplishments in developing, organizing, managing and implementing its corporate energy management program, and for superior service to the Association.

Regional Institutional Energy Management

Presented to a public sector institution, agency, or organization such as City, County, State or Federal; a University or K-12 (kindergarten through 12th grade, either public or private), etc. for outstanding accomplishments in developing, organizing, managing and implementing its comprehensive energy management program, and for superior service to the Association.

Regional Energy Professional Development

Presented to an individual for outstanding accomplishments in training and development of energy engineers and managers, and for superior service to the Association.

Regional Energy Manager of the Year

Presented to an individual for outstanding accomplishments in promoting the practices, principles of energy management and development, and for superior service to the Association. Usually awarded to a Corporate Director of Energy or Energy Manager performing duties for an industrial firm, or building owner/manager.

Regional Energy Project of the Year

Recognizes an innovative energy management project that has been in operation for at least six (6) months and can be substantiated with actual installation costs and operating savings.

Regional Innovative Energy Project of the Year

Recognizes an innovative energy project (includes renewable and green projects, and those making significant impact on climate change) that has been in operation for at least six months and can be substantiated with actual installation, operating costs and achievements. This is a broad category, and all projects are given fair consideration.

Regional Energy Innovator of the Year

Presented to an individual for outstanding achievement and innovation in promoting the adoption of renewable, green, or other innovative energy technologies.

Regional Young Energy Professional of the Year

Presented to an individual 35 years of age or younger on January 1, 2017, who has made outstanding contributions to the energy profession and to the candidate’s community in any or all of these areas: educational and collegiate achievements; professional and technical society activities; civic and humanitarian activities, continuing competence; energy management achievements; climate change activities and achievements; and renewable energy activities and achievements.

In addition to the Regional Awards Program, AEE offers these programs:

International Awards recognize achievements in energy around the world. The 2017 International Awards will be presented at the AEE Awards Banquet at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, in conjunction with the 40th World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) the evening of Wednesday, September 27, 2017. For more information, visit International Awards.

Chapter Awards recognize achievements in energy at the local level and may be presented by AEE Chapters. To find out if there is an awards program in your area, contact your closest AEE Chapter.