Overview

EEI award programs recognize outstanding leadership and service in the electric power industry. Learn more about previous winners and the nomination process for each of the EEI awards below.

Advocacy Excellence Awards

The Advocacy Excellence Award highlights EEI member companies' engagement and activism in public policy advocacy at federal, state, and local levels. This prestigious award recognizes companies that use the full range of advocacy tools, including: direct lobbying, grassroots or grass tops outreach and activation, coalition building, and voter and opinion leader education.

Current Winners

Tucson Electric Power and UniSource 2022 Advocacy Excellence Award winning program

American Electric Power 2022 Advocacy Excellence Award winning program

Staff Contact

Katie Shoaf
kshoaf@eei.org

Links

Guidelines

Nomination Form

Business Diversity Awards

EEI Supplier Diversity Awards recognize EEI member companies for their outstanding achievements in the advancement of supplier diversity. 

Current Winners

Excellence Award: CenterPoint Energy

Innovation Award: Evergy

Prime Leadership Award: Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc

Diverse Supplier Award: Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) 

Staff Contact 

supplierdiversity@eei.org

Links

Excellence Award Application

Innovation Award Application

Diverse Business Award Application

Prime Supplier Award Application

Edison Award

The Edison Award is presented to one U.S. investor-owned electric company and one international member each year for "distinguished leadership, innovation, and contribution to the advancement of the electric industry for the benefit of all."

Contact

members@eei.org

Links

Nomination

Guidelines

Application Due Date

February 1, 2024

EEI Corporate Citizenship Award

EEI’s member companies are heavily engaged in supporting the growth, development, and well-being of the communities they are proud to serve. To highlight the outstanding work EEI member companies do to foster the growth of their communities, the EEI Corporate Citizenship Award will recognize some of the most innovative engagement initiatives in the energy industry. 

Staff Contact

Alexis Sulentic
ASulentic@eei.org

Links

Overview of Award

Guidelines

Nomination Form

Award Application Questionnaire

EEI Index of Investor-Owned Electric Companies

The EEI Index Award for investor-owned electric companies is presented annually to EEI member companies that have achieved the highest total shareholder return in the Large-, Mid-, and Small-Capitalization categories.

Staff Contact

Mark Agnew
magnew@eei.org

Emergency Response Awards

EEI's Emergency Response Awards recognize member companies that put forth outstanding efforts to restore service promptly to the public following a storm or natural disaster. 

The awards are announced in two categories: Emergency Recovery Award (for companies directly impacted) and Emergency Assistance Award (for companies that come to the aid of another company). 

Contact

members@eei.org

Links

Online submission portal

Emergency Recovery Award Example(Open external link) (for companies directly impacted)

Emergency Assistance Award Example(Open external link) (for companies that come to the aid of another company)

Guidelines(Open external link)

Application Due Date

May 1, 2024

Outstanding National Key Accounts Customer Service Awards

The Awards for Outstanding National Key Accounts Customer Service were established by EEI’s Customer Advisory Group (CAG), a group of national corporate customers that provide feedback, guidance and support to EEI’s National Key Accounts program.

Presented bi-annually at the National Key Accounts Workshop, these awards provide national customers an opportunity to recognize both individuals and EEI member companies that have provided superior service to support their businesses.

Staff Contact

Scott Traweek
straweek@eei.org

Thomas F. Farrell, II Safety Leadership and Innovation Award

The Thomas F. Farrell, II Safety Leadership and Innovation Award is an industry-wide recognition of individuals, projects, and organizations that exemplify the industry’s core value of continuous safety improvement.

Staff Contact

Carren Spencer

cspencer@eei.org

Links

Individual Nomination

Organization Nomination

Award Criteria

2023 Award Recipients

Application Due Date

December 1, 2023