Business Achievement: Organizational Innovation

EcoAnalysts, Inc. (Moscow, ID; www.ecoanalysts.com), a taxonomy service laboratory, for implementing a mentoring program that improved operating efficiency and turned around a recession-induced decline in project win rates. In 2009, EcoAnalysts’ RFP win rate dropped from 65% to 10% as competitors slashed prices. In response, EcoAnalysts identified areas of opportunity to improve its efficiency and […]
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Project Merit: Remediation

CH2M HILL (Denver, CO) for safely destroying 145 WW II mustard gas projectiles at a former military depot in Columboola, Australia. Overpack containers on the munitions at the Columboola depot … Read more
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Technology Merit: Carbon Capture & Storage

American Electric Power (AEP; Columbus, Ohio) for advances in carbon capture and storage (CCS) during 2009. In September, AEP began operating a validation test of Alstom’s chilled ammonia carbon dioxide … Read more
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Project Merit: Water Supply

Michael Baker Jr., Inc. (Moon Township, PA) for the Canonsburg Dam Rehabilitation project in Pennsylvania. Canonsburg Dam, a 70-year old concrete gravity dam, was showing its age and had been … Read more
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Project Merit: Planning & Strategy

AECOM Technology Corp. (Los Angeles, CA) for leading the development of the master plan for the London Summer Olympic games in 2012. The games and their revitalized setting of East … Read more
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Technology Merit: Smart Grid & Energy Management

ENBALA Power Networks (Toronto) for developing and commercializing demand-side storage network technology that uses advanced controls and sophisticated software to aggregate large-scale commercial, industrial and institutional electricity users into a … Read more
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Business Achievement: International Expansion

The Adventus Group (Freeport, IL; www.adventusgroup.com), a specialist in the evaluation of technologies for remediation projects, for expansion into South America. Consistent with ongoing efforts to expand deployment of 21st … Read more
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Technology Merit: Climate Change Adaptation

CLIMsystems (Hamilton, New Zealand) for achieving a leading position in the climate change risk and adaptation assessment industry. Evidence of the firm’s accomplishment in this regard can be seen in … Read more
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Technology Merit: Solar Power

eSolar (Pasadena, Calif.) for the introduction of a modular and scalable concentrating solar power (CSP) technology that uses thousands of small mirrors and ultralight mounting and tracking systems to cut … Read more
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Consulting & Engineering: Energy & Carbon Management

Gold Medal ? ENVIRON (Arlington, Va.) for developing strategic approaches and companion software that allow the firm to more efficiently and cost-effectively identify and prioritize energy and carbon reductions for … Read more
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