WiRE Women of Distinction Awards recognize and celebrate professional women working in the energy sector who go above and beyond 'business-as-usual'.

WiRE Award nominees stand out through excellence in areas such as leadership, policy and advocacy, technical advancement and R&D, project development, community engagement and increased adoption of RE technologies, volunteering and/or being a role model contributing to the advancement of women in the energy sector.  

Award adjudication is based purely on the contents of the application provided. Thank you for providing detailed quality information to help our panelist evaluate nominations based on each candidate’s full merit.  

WiRE presents Women of Distinction Awards: 

WiRE Wind Power Woman of Distinction Award

Presented in partnership with the Canadian Wind Energy Association CanWEA
Nominations Open: April 3 – July 12, 2019

The WiRE Wind Power Woman of Distinction Award will be presented at the CanWEA Awards Breakfast on October 10th, 2019 in Calgary, AB. Register for the event here.

Nominate here!

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WiRE Woman of the Year Award

Presented in partnership with the Association of Power Producers of Ontario APPrO


Nomination Window: open to October 1st, 2019 (nominate here)
The WiRE Woman of the Year Award will be presented at the APPrO 31st Annual Canadian Power Conference & Networking Centre, November 21 & 122 Toronto ON. Register for the event here.

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WiRE-CHA Hydropower Woman of Distinction Award

Presented in partnership with the Canadian Hydropower Association CHA.

Nomination Window: open to July 31, 2019 (open)
The WiRE-CHA Hydropower Woman of Distinction Award will be presented at the CHA Forum, September 25th and 26th in Montreal, QC at the Fairmont -The Queen Elizabeth Hotel.Register for the event here.