The Award of Excellence recognizes exemplars in the field of smart grid and helps improve global understanding of the value that smarter, cleaner electrical grids can offer with a special focus on renewable energy integration. It sets the stage for replication of proven smart grid concepts.
In 2022, ISGAN, in partnership with the Global Smart Energy Federation (GSEF) and the CEM Empowering People Initiative (EPI) launched the 8th ISGAN Awards of Excellence international competition to showcase leadership and innovation in smart grid projects around the world.
On 23 September 2022, ISGAN revealed the winners of the 8th ISGAN Awards of Excellence during the first-ever Global Clean Energy Action Forum, a joint convening of the 13th Clean Energy Ministerial and the 7th Mission Innovation ministerial in Pittsburgh, U.S. Rob Jetten, Minister for Climate & Energy Policy of the Netherlands, and Drew Leyburne, Assistant Deputy Minister for Energy Efficiency & Technology Sector, Natural Resources Canada, presented the ISGAN Awards to the winning projects.