2022-23 TEPA Award Finalists, Winners Announced During National Conference in Austin, Texas

HOUSTON – November 29, 2022The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA) announced the organization’s 2022-2023 TEPA award finalists and winners during the national conference in Austin, Texas. On Thursday, November 10th, Jared Patterson, TEPA president and Shannon McGriff, TEPA Executive Director announced the finalists and winners for Supplier of the Year, ABC of the Year and Affiliate of the Year. The awards, which are presented annually during the conference, have become a coveted honor among retail energy businesses that meet TEPA’s standards of ethics, education and advocacy in the market.

The TEPA ABC of the Year recognizes the most promising and innovative TEPA ABC company in areas such as contract negotiations, ethical business practices and customer service. The 2022-2023 TEPA ABC of the Year winner was awarded to CSD Energy Advisors. The TEPA ABC of the Year finalists included Broker Online Exchange, Atlas Retail Energy and Priority Power Management.

The TEPA Supplier of the Year award recognizes the TEPA member company with the most comprehensive, innovative and strategic vision for competitive retail electricity and natural gas markets. It takes into consideration the company’s customer service reputation among its customers and employees. The 2022-2023 TEPA Supplier of the Year was awarded to Constellation. This year’s TEPA Supplier of the Year finalists included Shell Energy, NRG, Freepoint Energy Solutions and SmartestEnergy US.

The TEPA Affiliate of the Year award recognizes companies that provide products and services that improve energy procurements processes and support competitive energy markets. The 2022-2023 TEPA Affiliate of the Year is CPower Energy Management. Finalists in this category included Enerex and POWWR.

“We’re incredibly honored that some of the very best companies in retail energy have chosen to be TEPA members,” said Shannon McGriff, TEPA Executive Director. “Eight years ago, we started recognizing the incredible advancements in technology and products, as well as customer service, with our annual awards presentation. During that time, it’s become a coveted honor to be recognized as a TEPA award recipient who are recognized by their peers from across the country. We’re proud of each of our 2022-2023 finalists and winners who have gone far above and beyond to build a better competitive energy marketplace for customers across the country.”

  • CSD Energy Advisors is an energy management firm based in Houston, Texas. The company uses market knowledge to help clients reduce costs and improve their energy management strategy. From energy procurement to demand response and energy storage, CSD Energy Advisors creates custom solutions for any business’s energy needs.
  • CPower Energy Management is a Demand-Side Energy Management Company that helps organizations save on energy costs, earn revenue through energy curtailment, increase grid reliability, and achieve sustainability goals.
  • Constellation is a leading supplier of energy products and services. Constellation’s family of retail businesses serves approximately 2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including three-fourths of the Fortune 100. Constellation is focused on helping customers reach their energy and climate goals through innovative retail supply and clean energy solutions.

About The Energy Professionals Association
Established in 2005, The Energy Professionals Association is a 501(c)(6) comprised of independent energy aggregators, brokers and consultants (ABCs), as well as energy suppliers and other energy related entities seeking the advancement of fair, competitive energy markets. TEPA is a self-regulating body aimed at improving processes and ensuring “ABCs” maintain an acceptable level of market knowledge and responsibility while transacting in the marketplace. Members of the ABC indirect sales channel community provide a forum for developing common interests and perpetuating the integrity of competitive markets. For more information visit https://www.tepausa.org.