The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA) Announces 2021-2022 Award Recipients

HOUSTON – November 18, 2021 – The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA) today announced the organization’s 2021-2022 TEPA award recipients. Since 2014, TEPA has recognized outstanding member companies through membership votes on Supplier of the Year, ABC of the Year and Affiliate of the Year. The awards, which are presented annually during the national 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 2021-2022 TEPA ABC of the Year winner was awarded to Mantis Innovation. The TEPA ABC of the Year finalists included Enerconnex, Mantis Innovation 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 2021-2022 TEPA Supplier of the Year was awarded to two companies, Freepoint Energy Solutions and Shell Energy. This year’s TEPA Supplier of the Year finalists included NRG, Constellation, Freepoint Energy Solutions and Shell Energy.

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 2021-2022 TEPA Affiliate of the Year is Amperon. Finalists in this category included ERCG, Amperon and Enerex.

“From Texas’s Winter Storm Uri and rising natural gas prices to economic inflation, the past year has presented several challenges for competitive markets,” said Shannon McGriff, TEPA Executive Director. “Our TEPA members have consistently risen to meet these challenges with better customer service and new products and technology that has helped their clients successfully navigate the market. I’m grateful to be able to recognize year’s award recipients who have shown incredible resiliency and leadership this year.”

  • Mantis Innovation offers managed facility services and turnkey program management with technology-enabled solutions that target the entire building footprint from roofs, walls, and pavement, to HVAC, lighting and power.
  • Freepoint Energy Solutions provides robust offerings of supply and demand side solutions, in addition to a growing suite of renewable products to help customers navigate their sustainability needs.
  • Shell Energy offers innovative energy solutions that help manage energy use and assets holistically – enabling companies to reduce waste, manage costs, and help meet sustainability goals.
  • Amperon builds accurate, dynamic forecasting models with smart meter data combined with deep expertise in power markets, data science, and meteorology.

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.