The Sustainability Performance Division (SPD) sponsors the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Sustainability Awards to recognize outstanding sustainability contributions of individuals and teams at DOE facilities across the country. The DOE Sustainability Awards celebrate excellence in energy, water, waste, fleet, sustainable acquisition, and resilience, as well as achievements in projects representing exemplary sustainability practices.

Congratulations to our 2022 DOE Sustainability Award winners! The next nomination period will open in March 2023.

DOE Sustainability Award Winners

High Performance Sustainable Building Awards

Starting in FY 2020, SPD will present High Performance Sustainable Building awards in recognition of buildings that achieved the Guiding Principles in the previous fiscal year.

Other Federal Sustainability Award Opportunities

Federal Energy and Water Management Awards

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

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 FEDS Spotlight Awards

The Federal Energy Management Program invites federal agency representatives to nominate energy champions for the FEDS Spotlight award. The 2021 FEDS Spotlight recipients were announced during Energy Exchange.

Federal Green Challenge

Congratulations to the 2021 Federal Green Challenge Award Winners! The Federal Green Challenge  awards recognize the achievements of participating facilities in the categories of Adaptation, Innovation, Education & Outreach, and Leadership. From DOE, we would like to congratulate Bonneville Power Administration on their Adaptation Award! 

Contact Us

For more information about DOE and federal sustainability awards, contact SPD, 202-586-8645.