Commercial –
for the initiation / application of sound energy efficiency principles for at least 12 months in the in all sectors Click here to Nominate

Industrial – for the application of sound energy efficiency principles for at least 12 months in the industrial sector, for instance, projects at manufacturing plants, smelters, mines, etc  Click here to Nominate

Government – This award recognizes local, state, or federal government employees (e.g., civil servants, regulators, or elected officials) who have advanced policies, regulations, or incentives to support the development, deployment, and diffusion of clean energy:  Click here to Nominate

Women In Energy Award – This award is for a woman working in the energy sector whose achievements to date deserve special recognition. This category is open to women working in the Nigerian energy sector. Click here to Nominate

Energy champion category ~ aimed at individuals who have made a huge impact in terms of advocating or promoting energy efficiency. Click here to Nominate

Innovation In Energy Award – Award for the strongest overall demonstration of innovation in the Nigeria energy sector. This category is open to Nigerian energy sector organisations such as retailers, generators, network companies, pipeline owners, oil/gas explorers and producers and is being assessed for the last 12 months to 30 September 2017. Click here to Nominate

 Community Initiative of The Year – Award for an outstanding initiative that has demonstrated wide-reaching benefits to both the organization and community involved. Click here to Nominate

Young Designers – aimed at school-going children with a creative idea, programme, design or prototype that looks at the efficient use of energy and not the generation of energy. Click here to Nominate

Law & Finance: This category recognizes lawyers, finance professionals, or academics at professional schools who have enabled or advanced the development and deployment of innovative clean energy financing solutions or enabling regulatory structures.

Research: This award recognizes scientists and researchers working at universities,  labs, or in industry who:

    • are developing advanced innovative clean energy technologies with the potential for demonstrable and scalable impact; and/or
    • are analyzing how technologies, economics, public policy and human decision making interact to affect the adoption of clean energy systems.


Young Energy Professional Of The Year Award for the standout professional aged under 40 in the Nigerian energy sector defined by their achievements for the 12 months or culmination of achievements up to that date. This category is open to all individuals working in the energy sector organisations. Click here to Nominate

Advocacy: This award recognizes clean energy advocates working as individuals, through nongovernmental organizations, or clean tech incubators who have driven greater uptake of clean energy policies and technologies in society. Click here to Nominate

International: This award recognizes those who have worked to develop and diffuse clean energy products and services in emerging economies toward the Sustainable Energy for All goals of increasing access, promoting efficiency, and expanding clean energy around the world. Click here to Nominate

Editor’s Award- The editor’s award for outstanding contribution to the sector will recognise an individual who has made a significant and long-term contribution to the Nigerian energy sector over a period of time. We do not accept nominations for this category, nor do we announce finalists, rather the recipient is chosen by the editor of Energy News and revealed on the night. Click here to Nominate

Solar Entrepreneur of the year, is for the most successful best Solar Entrepreneur of the Year  Nominate