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Thank you for your interest in the Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards!

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The awards have been suspended until further notice, however, we hope you’ll find inspiration from the finalists and winners in previous years who have made meaningful and substantial energy-efficiency improvements in Michigan. To explore media coverage, photos, and find more information about past finalists, click on “Media” and “Finalists.”


We are proud to have held these prestigious awards for the last four years to honor Michigan’s energy leaders for their commitment to responsible energy consumption and thank our sponsors for their support.

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2019 Nomination Application

Entry rules and information

  • All nominations must be submitted by March 31, 2019.
  • Only one individual or organization may be nominated per nomination entry.
  • An award winner from the previous year may not submit another nomination for the same category the following year.
  • Nominators may submit as many nominees as desired.
  • If more than one nomination for an individual or organization is submitted, only the first nomination received will be reviewed.
  • Self-nominations are permitted.
  • Energy-efficiency project work for the Best Project categories, must have been completed between January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018.
  • The final decision on finalists and award winners are approved by the Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards Steering Committee and the Office of the Governor


If you have any questions, please contact Michigan Saves, chair of the Governor’s Energy Excellence Committee, at info@michigansaves.org or by calling 517-484-6474.


If you select Save and Continue, you will be prompted to enter your email and will receive a link to edit through March 31, 2019. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to edit it.

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Applications are now closed. Please check back for future updates.