Representatives from all sectors of the energy industry -- including hydropower -- have been selected as finalists for the 2012 Platts Global Energy Awards.
The Platts Global Energy Award program, which annually recognizes exemplary industry leadership, received nearly 200 nominations from 26 countries this year.
Selections with ties to the hydroelectric industry, and the category for which they have been nominated, include:
Vision & Leadership Award:
- Stephen Wright -- Bonneville Power Administration
- Tom Fanning -- Southern Company
- Tom Kilgore -- Tennessee Valley Authority
- Pierre Gadonneix -- World Energy Council
Rising Star Company:
Commodity Excellence Award -- Electric Power:
Stewardship Award -- Corporate Social Responsibility:
Stewardship Award -- Energy Efficiency Program of the Year (Energy Supplier):
- Tennessee Valley Authority
Stewardship Award -- Energy Efficiency Program of the Year (Green Energy Supplier)
Leading Technologies Award -- Sustainable Innovation:
A full list of nominees is available via the awards' website.
The winners will be determined by an independent panel of judges, with recognition coming at a black-tie gala in New York City on November 29.