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Countdown begins to Projects of the Year deadline!

August 31 is the last day to apply for the Projects of the Year and Woman of the Year awards, which you can do by clicking here.

The awards are given for Best Coal, Best Nuclear, Best Natural Gas and Best Renewable Energy project. I and my awards Co-Chair Jenn Runyon recently held a Google Hangout to answer questions about the awards program, the nomination process and what happens after voting is completed. You can watch a replay of the entire Hangout at the link above, but here are a few highlights:

  • Nominations do not have to be new builds. They can also be retrofits, upgrades or even innovative products or procedures that help processes move smoothly,
  • Projects can be of any size, from kilowatt-sized distributed generation projects to gigawatt-sized power plants,
  • Projects can be sited anywhere in the world,
  • Plant owners are not the only ones allowed to submit a nomination. EPCs and other contractors can also submit a nomination as well,
  • Simply submitting your project puts it in front of the eyes of the editors of PennWell, which means someone could be interested in learning more about your project and writing an article about it. So even if it’s not picked, it could still be a winner for publicity!

More questions can be answered by watching the replay of the Hangout above, or feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Good luck, and we look forward to reading about your projects!