The Clean Energy Council awards, presented at the Australian Clean Energy Summit Gala Dinner, recognise excellence in the clean energy sector.

2016 entries are now open

Each year the awards honour leaders in the field for their work in both innovation and business community engagement - with a new category introduced this year for outstanding contribution to industry. The new award is to recognise those who have helped the clean energy industry to rise  to new heights over a sustained period.

Entries will close on Friday 31 May. Entry is free and you can nominate your organisation for the:

or yourself, or another individual for the new:

Award winners will be presented at the Australian Clean Energy Summit Gala Dinner on Wednesday 27 July.

Innovation award

In recognition of the design and development of a ground-breaking Australian clean energy project.

Download the application below for further information on the guidlines and how to apply.

Download application form


2015 Innovation award winner, Carnegie Wave Energy

Business Community Engagement award

In recognition of an organisation that demonstrated outstanding positive community engagement in relation to the Australian clean energy industry.

Download the application below for further information on the guidlines and how to apply. 

Download application form


2015 Business Community Engagement award winner, Windlab

Outstanding Contribution to Industry award

In recognition of an individual who has made a major and sustained contribution to the clean energy industry.

Download the application below for further information on the guidlines and how to apply.

Download application form

Important dates

  • Friday 4 March - Applications open
  • Tuesday 31 May - Applications close
  • Friday 1 July - Finalists announced (for Business Community Engagement and Innovation awards only)
  • Wednesday 27 July - Awards ceremony at the Gala Dinner

All entries should be emailed to awards@cleanenergycouncil.org.au.