Each year the U.S. Department of Energy, in conjunction with the Federal Interagency Energy Policy Committee ("656" Committee), sponsors the Federal Energy and Water Management Awards. These awards honor individuals and organizations making significant contributions to the efficient use of energy and water resources in the Federal government.
Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the following areas:
Conservation and efficient use of energy and water
New and emerging energy technologies
Innovative strategies, best practices, and applications
Renewable energy sources
Energy-efficient mobility by the Federal government