We’re recognizing energy-saving stars in the province

All across Newfoundland and Labrador, people, organizations, and communities are committing to energy efficiency. Whether it’s upgrading heating and cooling systems in a department store, installing LED light bulbs at the town hall, or making an effort to save energy at home, this province is beaming with energy efficiency superstars! The first ever Luminary Awards are here to recognize their endeavours and inspire others to follow their brilliant lead.

When our customers embrace energy efficiency, it should be celebrated. Your involvement in the Luminary Awards will shine a light on your progressive actions as we promote your projects and achievements across our social media channels. So make sure to apply!

Seven awards up for grabs

The first-ever Luminary Awards will celebrate individuals, organizations, and communities who are shining examples in these seven categories:

  • Community Impact Award

    Community Impact Award

    The Community Impact Award recognizes a city, town or municipality in Newfoundland and Labrador that has excelled in energy efficiency through activities such as campaigns, project or building development and energy management.

  • Leadership Award – <span>Individual</span>

    Leadership Award – Individual

    The Leadership Award - (Individual) recognizes an individual’s leadership, contribution and impact on energy efficiency in a city or town, community or organization in Newfoundland and Labrador through activities, campaigns or project(s).

  • Leadership Award - <span>Organization</span>

    Leadership Award - Organization

    The Leadership Award - (Organization) recognizes an establishment’s leadership and commitment to energy efficiency in Newfoundland and Labrador through activities such as planning, project development, energy management and employee engagement.

  • Innovation Award

    Innovation Award

    The Innovation Award recognizes a business, organization or not-for-profit whose innovative energy efficiency project or service resulted in substantial energy savings in Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Partnership Award

    Partnership Award

    The Partnership Award recognizes the outstanding delivery of energy efficiency solutions, services or education by an organization, individual or not-for-profit.

  • Retail Partnership Award

    Retail Partnership Award

    The Retail Partnership Award recognizes the outstanding delivery of energy efficiency solutions, services, products or education to residential customers by a retailer in Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • The BIG Award

    The BIG Award

    The BIG Award recognizes a participant of the takeCHARGE Business Efficiency Program that, through energy efficient upgrades, has seen the most significant increase in their energy savings. Nominations are not required for this award; the winner will be selected among program participants.

Think you or someone you know should win a Luminary Award?

If you are a business, municipality, individual, supplier or retailer and think your efforts in the area of energy efficiency deserve to be recognized, consider applying for a Luminary Award. Or nominate someone else!

  • Complete the online submission form (or download the submission form PDF) to submit a nomination for an organization, company or individual whom you feel has shown outstanding commitment and leadership in the energy efficiency field.
  • Eligibility criteria and guidelines to assist you in completing your nomination can be found here.
  • You must complete the full nomination form by September 14, 2018 to be considered for the awards competition. You can nominate more than one candidate, using separate forms.

takeCHARGE reserves the right to publish all nominations received. It is at the judging committee’s discretion to forgo selecting an award winner in a particular category, despite having received nominations in the category.

Click here to start your submission, or download the PDF to submit through email or mail.

We’re excited to receive a wide range of applications for this year’s awards competition, and look forward to honouring the winners selected by our panel of judges.