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Utility Week Awards winners announced

SGN was named Utility of the Year at Utility Week’s prestigious awards this evening (8 February).

The virtual ceremony also saw Anglian Water victorious in three categories – taking home the Net Zero Award, Employer of the Year and the Supply Chain Excellence Award, alongside Kier and Clancy.

Tony Smith, who stepped down as chief executive of customer watchdog CCW last year, was named industry champion.

This year also saw a one-off award related to excellence in the face of the pandemic, which was won by SSE.

The Utility Week Awards were sponsored by National Grid and Vision Consulting.

 Full list of winners:

Keeping us Connected Award    

SSEN’s customer care team and SSE’s safety health and environment team

Industry Champion        

Tony Smith

Net Zero Award sponsored by National Grid      

Anglian Water

Highly commended: Cadent

Customer Vulnerability Award 

Western Power Distribution

Customer Experience Award     


Community Investor Award       

National Grid

Digital Transformation Award   

United Utilities

Capital Project of the Year Award           

SSEN Transmission

Disruptor Award             

UK Power Networks

Innovation Award           

Yorkshire Water & Stantec

Supply Chain Excellence              

Anglian Water IMDS Alliance: Anglian Water, Kier and Clancy

Utility Partner of the Year           

Content Guru

Highly commended: Met Office

Employer of the Year    

Anglian Water

Utility of the Year           


Highly commended: Octopus Energy

You can register your interest for the 2021 awards here.