2021 Star of Energy Efficiency Awards Gala
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2021 Star of Energy Efficiency Awards Gala
Every year, the Alliance’s Star of Energy Efficiency Awards Gala honors the organizations and initiatives that truly stand out in their efforts to advance energy efficiency. Between the economic costs of COVID-19 and environmental threats of climate change, recognizing innovation is more important than ever, and we hope you’ll join us in Washington, D.C., this September for a black-tie celebration. Stay tuned for more informatiion about nominations, and get ready by reading up on last year’s winner: Efficiency Maine Trust.
Check back soon for information on submitting nominations!
STARS OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY1993: Senator Timothy E. Wirth1994: Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Representative Phillip R. Sharp; Secretary-GeneralMaurice F. Strong1995: Dr. Arthur Rosenfeld; 3M1996: Owens Corning; U.S. Department of Defense1997: Hector Ibarra; Andersen Corporation1998: IBM; Bernard Jamet1999: Whirlpool Corporation; The Durst Organization2000: Denis Hayes; Toyota2001: The ESCo Industry; Howard S. Geller2002: CertainTeed Corporation; Consumer Reports/Consumers Union; Dr. Amory Lovins;Sears, Roebuck & Co.2003: Frito-Lay, Inc; Johnson Controls, Inc; U.S. Department of the Navy2004: Bank of America; Bonneville Power Administration; Southern California Edison; MarriottInternational2005: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport; Burlington Electric Department; Ultra Light SteelAuto Body-Advanced Vehicle Concepts2006: The Dow Chemical Company; Power Integrations, Inc.; National Affordable HousingNetwork; Trust Fund for Electric Energy Savings (FIDE)2007: The Home Depot; Orion Energy Systems; National Association of Regulatory UtilityCommissioners; International Energy Agency2008: United Technologies Corporation; Rinnai Corporation; York County School Division;Embraco; Jupiter Oxygen Corporation2009: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Aquarium of the Pacific; WarrenCounty Public School System, KY; National Housing Commission (CONAVI)/NationalFund for Housing (INFONAVIT), Mexico; 3M Company2010: U-Haul International, Inc.; Cincinnati Zoo; Opower; Efficiency New Brunswick/EnvironmentCanada; Danfoss2011: Briggs & Stratton; Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute; Solutions forEnergy Efficient Logistics; Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland; ThinkEco2012: Kroger Co.; Advantix Systems Inc.; Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development;Eletrobras; DIRECTV2013: LA Metro; Lime Energy; Keystone HELP, Building & Construction Authority of Singapore;Whirlpool Corporation2014: MGM Resorts International, Nest Labs Inc., National Housing Trust, The OlympicMovement, Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens2015: Cinemark Theatres, Danfoss, L'Oreal USA, Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G)2016: Lockheed Martin, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Staples, Tennessee ValleyAuthority2017: 7-Eleven, Schneider Electric, American Water, Chevrolet Bolt EV2018: Agder Energi and Microsoft, Legrand North and Central America, Southern CaliforniaEdison, Target, Thyssenkrupp, Tom Wenning2019: Alabama Power; Ingersoll Rand; OhmConnect; Pepco Holdings2020: Efficiency Maine TrustCHARLES H. PERCY AWARD1995: Senator Mark O. Hatfield1996: Charles R. Imbrecht1997: Governor Tommy G. Thompson1998: Representative David E. Skaggs1999: R. E. “Ted” Turner2000: Habitat for Humanity2001: Governor George E. Pataki2002: The ENERGY STAR Program2003: City of Austin, Texas2004: Assistant Secretary David K. Garman2005: Michael Peevey2006: Mayor Matthew Driscoll2007: Western Governors’ Association2008: Jon Wellinghoff2009: Governor Deval Patrick2010: S. Richard Fedrizzi2011: Dr. Daniel Yergin2012: Ambassador Bruce Oreck2013: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative2014: Administrator Gina McCarthy2015: Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Former CEO, Sustainable Energy for All2016: U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz2017: NRELCHAIRMAN’S AWARD1998: John W. Rowe1999: North American Insulation Manufacturers Association2000: Dean T. Langford2002: Senator Jeff Bingaman2003: Representative Edward J. Markey2004: Thomas R. Kuhn2005: William Keese and Ross Pillari2006: Lee Scott2007: Jones Lang LaSalle2008: Philips Electronics2009: Secretary Steven Chu2010: Assistant Secretary Cathy Zoi2011: Assistant Secretary Jackalyne Pfannenstiel2013: Secretary Ray Mabus2014: Elon Musk2015: IBM2016: Johnson Controls, Inc.2017: Itron2018: American University2019: CPS Power
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