The Energy Efficiency Forum is seeking nominations for its 2007 Energy Leadership Awards. The awards recognize public officials who demonstrate exemplary leadership in advancing energy efficiency in the U.S. and abroad. Winners will be honored at the 2007 Energy Efficiency Forum June 12 and 13 in Washington D.C.
The deadline for submitting nominations
is May 8, 2007.
Each year the Energy Efficiency Forum,
co-sponsored by the U.S. Energy Association and Johnson Controls, Inc., seeks
nominees who have significantly contributed to energy efficiency
initiatives. The categories of awards
include the Public Service Award, Mayor’s Award, Congressional Award,
Governor’s Award, International Award and the Douglas Decker Lifetime
Additional information about each
category as well as nomination forms can be found at
www.eeforum.net/awards.html. In order
to receive their award, winners in each category must be present at a
Congressional reception June 12 or the Energy Efficiency Forum on June 13 at
the National Press Club.
The theme of the 2007 Energy
Efficiency Forum, “Daring to Commit,” is intended to address the barriers that
impede a major commitment to energy efficiency. The nonpartisan event seeks to
raise awareness of the technical, economic and political solutions available to
improve energy efficiency. “A-list”
speakers and panelists -- global and U.S. policy leaders and energy experts --
routinely draw hundreds of business and institutional executives and government
officials involved with managing energy policies for their respective
Keynote addresses the past two years
were delivered by U.S. President George W. Bush and U.S. Secretary of Energy
Samuel W. Bodman. Speakers for the 2007 forum are now being finalized.
The Energy Leadership Awards were
established in 1991. Peers typically submit nominations, but individuals can be
self-nominated. All guidelines and
contact information are available on the website (noted above).
The Energy Efficiency Forum Planning
Committee will review nominations and vote for the final award winners. All winners will be notified before the
The Energy Efficiency Forum strives to
be the premier forum that promotes an energy efficiency ethic through
presentation of national and worldwide views on energy efficiency and the
resulting impact on the environment, national security and economic growth.
The United States Energy Association
is comprised of approximately 150 public and private energy-related
organizations, corporations and government agencies. It represents the United States in the World Energy Council. More information is available at