The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) sponsors the annual Federal Energy and Water Management Awards to recognize individuals and organizations for significant contributions to energy and water efficiency within the federal government.

FEMP intends to distinguish federal employees who developed and implemented exemplary, cost-effective projects and programs that cut energy waste and advance America’s progress toward energy independence, resilience, and security, while also advancing federal agency missions.

The Federal Energy and Water Management Awards honor outstanding achievements in:

  • Energy and water efficiency and conservation
  • Energy and water resilience and cybersecurity
  • Distributed energy generation
  • Fleet and transportation management.

2022 Awards

    Nominations were due to FEMP by June 10, 2022. All nominations are currently under FEMP review. 

    Past Winners

    2021 Awards

    FEMP has announced the winners of the 2021 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards. Read more about the 18 award-winners from eight federal agencies.

    FEMP is currently exploring options for honoring the 2021 Federal Energy and Water Management Award winners. Please check back for additional information.

    Award Winning Champions Shared Lessons Learned Forum

    In 2018 and 2019, FEMP hosted the Award Winning Champions Shared Lessons Learned Forums in conjunction with the annual Federal Energy and Water Management Awards ceremonies.

    Eight people sitting at a round table listening to one person speak.

    These informal forums were organized for the award winners to share their award winning program or project’s best practices, successes, barriers, recommendations, and lessons learned and to network. FEMP staff guided and documented these discussions and developed summarized the findings on the following pages.

    Key Resources

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