The Alliance to Save Energy is accepting nominations for the 2010 Star of Energy Efficiency Awards. The awards honor entities that have demonstrated a significant and tangible commitment to the cause of energy efficiency. The deadline for nomination entries is March 26.

The categories are:
Charles Percy Award for Public Service. This award is presented to an individual in the public or private sector in recognition of an outstanding public-service contribution and/or a lifetime commitment to energy efficiency.
"Galaxy" Star of Energy Efficiency. Nominees with more than $150 million in annual revenue are eligible.
"Super Nova" Star of Energy Efficiency. Nominees with less than $150 million in annual revenue are eligible.
"Andromeda" Star of Energy Efficiency. Nominees with less than $10 million in annual revenue are eligible.
"I-Star" Award for Energy Efficiency. This award recognizes the outstanding contributions to energy efficiency achieved through special projects or activities overseas that are led by nominees based outside of the United States.
“Innovative” Star of Energy Efficiency Award. This award recognizes an emerging technology or service that has the potential to transform a sector of the energy efficiency market but which, given the early stage of the innovation, has yet to generate proven savings.”

The 2010 awards will be presented Sept. 14 at the Alliance to Save Energy’s 18th annual Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner being held in Washington, DC.

To submit a nomination for a group, company, or individual that would make an ideal award winner based on outstanding commitment and leadership in the energy-efficiency field, visit www.ase.org/nom.