Past Winners

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.

2021 Awards

The 2021 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards call for nominations is now closed, and submissions are currently under evaluation. FEMP plans to announce the 2021 winners in late summer/early fall 2021.

2020 Awards

FEMP announced the winners of the 2020 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards. Read about the 29 award winners from 10 agencies.

FEMP is currently exploring options for honoring the 2020 Federal Energy and Water Management Award winners and showcasing the solution sets represented by these winners. Please check back for additional information.

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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.

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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