Western Australian Energy Awards 2017

The 2017 Western Australian Energy Awards are open for nominations. The awards are a joint initiative of the Australian Institute of Energy (AIE) and CME.

Previously the Gas Awards facilitated by CME, the Energy Awards have been extended and recognise individuals and organisations working to build a world-class energy industry.

Award Categories

Recognising and celebrating the successes of employees and initiatives enables companies to build upon their brand as employers of choice and be recognised for their leadership and innovation.

The awards are supported by AIE and CME in recognition of the importance of sharing innovation, best practice and continuous improvement.

Companies and individuals are encouraged to promote this opportunity, to nominate individuals and provide support to those who submit a nomination.

Nomination Process and Selection Criteria:

Energy Professional of the Year Award (Individual)

Introduction

The Energy Professional of the Year Award recognises the outstanding work of an individual professional working in the Western Australian energy sector.

 

Eligibility

A candidate must:

  • Self-nominate or be nominated by peers
  • Be an individual practicing in the Western Australian energy sector
  • Meet one of more of the Selection Criteria outlined below

 

Selection Criteria

The candidate:

  • Demonstrates leadership in the energy sector by:
    • Exhibiting enthusiasm for the sector and a willingness to inspire and influence others
    • Promoting awareness of energy issues or developments within or external to the energy sector
    • Actively questioning assumptions or beliefs and encouraging innovation
  • Has assisted in advancing the WA energy sector through outstanding achievement(s) in projects or research
  • Demonstrated orginality, innovation or entrepreneurship

What's next?

Complete the application form and send to  by 7 September 2017. Submissions must address the selection criteria in two pages or less.

A panel comprising of professionals within the energy sector will judge applications. The winner of the Energy Professional of the Year Award will be announced at an award ceremony on 3 October 2017 at the Parmelia Hilton. All applicants are encouraged to attend.

Young Energy Professional of the Year (Individual)

Introduction

The Young Energy Professional of the Year Award recognises the outstanding work of a young professional working in the Western Australian energy sector.

 

Eligibility

A candidate must:

  • Be under 35 years of age
  • Self-nominate or be nominated by peers
  • Be an individual practicing in the Western Australian energy sector
  • Meet one of more of the Selection Criteria outlined below

 

Selection Criteria

The candidate:

  • Demonstrates leadership in the energy sector by:
    • Exhibiting a strong enthusiasm for the sector and willingness to inspire and influence others
    • Promoting awareness of energy issues or developments
  • Engages in the promotion of young energy professionals
  • Has made excellent contributions to the energy sector through projects or research

 

What's next?

Complete the application form and send to  by 7 September 2017. Submissions must address the selection criteria in two pages or less.

A panel comprising of professionals within the energy sector will judge applications. The winner of the Young Energy Professional Award will be announced at an award ceremony on 3 October 2017 at the Parmelia Hilton. All applicants are encouraged to attend.

Energy Innovation of the Year Award (Individual or Company)

Introduction

The Energy Innovation of the Year Award recognises the achievements of a company or individual in the Western Australian energy sector who has challenged traditional business norms to deliver innovative products or services.

 

Eligibility

A company or individual candidate must:

  • Self-nominate or be nominated by peers
  • Be a company or an individual practicing in the Western Australian energy sector
  • Meet one of more of the Selection Criteria outlined below

 

Selection Criteria

  • The candidiate has successfully used innovative technologies or business models to address a need or problem in the energy sector
  • The candidate's work has created the potential for a new market or industry
  • The innovative products or services have idetifiable advantages over the status quo and are (or have the potential to be) commercially viable.
  • The products or services developed by the candidate provide long-term environmental or social benefits
  • The candidates' actions inspire future innovation and innovators.

 

What's next?

Complete the application form and send to  by 7 September 2017. Submissions must address the selection criteria in two pages or less.

A panel comprising of professionals within the energy sector will judge applications. The winner of the Energy Professional of the Year Award will be announced at an award ceremony on 3 October 2017 at the Parmelia Hilton. All applicants are encouraged to attend.

 

Further Information

CME Contact:
Caroline Cherry
(08) 9220 8500

AIE Contact:
Murray Meaton
0411 741 840