Award Nomination Information

Review Nomination Form

Have a look at the Nomination form below to view criteria.

Write your nomination

Do you know someone who deserves special recognition for a job well done or an outstanding achievement in this Industry? Please consider the nomination process below and make sure they get that recognition.


Submit your completed nomination form to

Deadline to submit: October 13th


Clean Energy BC has five specific annual awards available plus discretionary Merit Awards recognizing individuals and companies that have excelled in their field of discipline.

Environmental Stewardship and Community Improvement Award

This award is intended to recognize exceptional accomplishments on the part of individuals or companies in contributing to environmental stewardship, sustainable development and community improvement. Design of facilities to minimize environmental impact, design of environmental or community programs or involvement and promotion of communities are examples of award nominations.

Project Excellence Award

This award is intended to recognize excellence in project development, construction or operations. Available to operating companies only, this award is intended to recognize the value of teamwork in project execution. The awards committee will focus on excellence in development, construction or operation based on the quality of the accomplishment, ability to meet budget, schedule, and performance criteria. Innovation can contribute to successful project execution but is not essential criteria for this award.

Operational Excellence Award

This award recognizes excellence and innovation by a company engaged in the operation of a clean energy project in British Columbia. The award is open to either owner/operators or service providers and acknowledges excellence and innovation in any or all aspects of operations, including but not limited to, project optimization,  health and safety, community outreach and/or development of innovative solutions to operational challenges.

Finance Award

This award is to recognize excellence in the financing sphere and is open to both individuals and companies. Financing includes the raising of capital for equity or debt. The awards committee will focus on efficiency of the capital raise, cost of the financing, and innovative financing solutions.

Community of the Year Award

This award recognizes excellence by a community engaged in the development of clean energy in British Columbia. The award acknowledges excellence in any or all aspects of community engagement, including but not limited to education, awareness, and involvement in a clean energy project.

Merit Awards

Merit awards are intended to recognize exceptional achievements or contributions whether by companies or individuals to the betterment of the industry that have not been otherwise recognized in the four specific awards. The Merit Award approach is intended to provide a flexible opportunity to nominate individuals or companies that have excelled in whatever manner. Examples of Merit Awards include:

  • Distinguished Service
  • Volunteer Contribution
  • Lifetime Achievement

Ready To Submit Nomination?

Send us your submission by email or mail. Send email forms to Lisa Bateman ( If you prefer to print and mail your letter, please address your letter to;

Chairman, Awards Committee
Clean Energy BC
354 – 409 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1T2
Fax: 604.568.4724


For Nominating Criteria and Award Description, Click Here

Past Clean Energy BC Award Winners:
Environmental Stewardship and Community Improvement Award

  • 2016 Winner – Splatsin First Nation
  • 2015 Winner – Sts’ailes Development Corporation
  • 2014 Winner – Kwadacha First Nation
  • 2013 Winner – Sechelt Creek Run of River Project (Capstone Infrastructure, Regional Power & Shishalh First Nation)
  • 2012 Winner – City of Surrey
  • 2011 Winner – University of Northern British Columbia – Bio Energy Plant

Project Excellence Award

  • 2016 Winner – Jimmie Creek Run of River Hydro Project & Box Canyon Hydro Project
  • 2015 Winner – McLymont Creek Hydroelectric Project
  • 2014 Winners – Kwoiek Creek Hydroelectric Project & Forrest Kerr Hydroelectric Project
  • 2013 Winner – Cape Scott Wind Farm (GDF Suez Energy North America)
  • 2012 Winner – Nechako Green Energy Project
  • 2011 Winner – District of Lake Country – Hydroelectric Generating Station

Operational Excellence Award

  • 2016 Winner – Ashlu Creek Run of River Facility

Finance Award

  • 2016 Winner – Culliton Creek Hydro Project  (BluEarth Renewables)
  • 2015 Winner – Upper Lillooet Hydro Project (Creek Power Inc.)
  • 2013 Winner – Kwagis Power Limited Partnership (Brookfield Renewable Power/’Namgis First Nation)

Community of the Year Award

  • 2016 Winner – Lasqueti Island
  • 2015 Winners – District of Tumbler Ridge, BC & City of Kimberly, BC
  • 2014 Winner – District of Stewart, BC
  • 2013 Winner – Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
  • 2012 Winner – Kanaka Bar Indian Band
  • 2011 Winner – City of Surrey

Merit Awards

  • 2016 Winner – Jay Sutton, Alterra Power
  • 2014 Winner – Sue Bonnyman
  • 2013 Winner – Caroline Findlay, BC Hydro
  • 2012 Winner – Mike Wise, Valard
  • 2011 Winners – Jackie Hamilton, Cloudworks & Harvie Campbell

Lifetime Achievement

  • 2016 Winner – Sam Mottram, Knight Piesold
  • 2015 Winners – Kekinusuqs, Dr. Judith Sayers, Sayers Strategic Advice & Ron Percival, Avro Wind Energy.
  • 2014 Winners – Donald McInnes & Glen Ichikawa
  • 2013 Winner – Chris Ball, CorpFinance International & John Johnson, Clean Balance Power
  • 2012 Winner – Jim Ko, BC Hydro & Craig Aspinall