Categories and Criteria​

Don’t forget, if you don’t think you fit the criteria for any of our categories this year, you can nominate your peers and clients!

Our two Private Sector Infrastructure Project of the Year awards will recognise the work private companies have done to further the growth of electric vehicles by installing EV infrastructure. Both individual projects and schemes of works will be eligible for this award.

While we expect such infrastructure projects to focus primarily on the actual charge points, we will also consider the installation of associated works, be it network-related technologies to mitigate the impact of EVs, battery storage, on-site generation or a combination of those listed.

Nominations for these categories are strictly limited to those in the private sector, and in their respective geographies. All works must have been completed on or after 3 June 2018, and prior to the close of this year’s nominations window on 22 November.

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The Public Sector Infrastructure Project of the Year awards will recognise the work local authorities, regional councils and other public sector bodies have done to further the growth of electric vehicles by installing EV infrastructure.

Both individual projects and schemes of works will be eligible for this award. While we expect such infrastructure projects to focus primarily on the actual charge points, we will also consider the installation of associated works, be it network-related technologies to mitigate the impact of EVs, battery storage, on-site generation or a combination of those listed.

Nominations for these categories are strictly limited to those in the private sector, and in their respective geographies.

All works must have been completed on or after 3 June 2018, and prior to the close of this year’s nominations window on 22 November.

England & Wales Scotland & Ireland Our two Public Transport Authority excellence categories celebrate the successes of local authority transport strategies in their specific regions.

Nominations will be strictly limited to those in England & Wales, and Scotland & Ireland.

Nominations should include news of the authority’s track record in managing EV uptake and adoption, its EV infrastructure track record, how the authority has engaged with both consumers and the EV sector, and any investments it has made into the space.

While there is no timeframe attached for this information, greater importance will be placed on more recent evidence.

The Public Sector Fleet Electrification Initiative award will recognise the work public sector bodies have undertaken to electrify their vehicle fleets.

Our judges will be looking for details on fleet purchasing programmes, how these vehicles have been rolled out, how these fleets are being powered and, crucially, how successful initiatives have been in reducing carbon emissions.

Extra attention will also be given to any particularly innovative strategy or technology that has been undertaken.

This award celebrates the achievements of private sector companies that have gone above and beyond in their bid to limit their fleet’s contribution to climate change and poor air quality through electrification.

Our judges will be looking for details on fleet purchasing programmes, how these vehicles have been rolled out, how these fleets are being powered and, crucially, how successful initiatives have been in reducing carbon emissions.

Extra attention will also be given to any particularly innovative strategy or technology that has been undertaken.

Electric Car OEM of the Year Electric Bus OEM of the Year Electric Van OEM of the Year

Each of our three OEM categories for electric car, bus and van have been established to recognise the sterling work automotive manufacturers have done to electrify their vehicle portfolios.

All three categories are ran entirely separately, however we welcome nominations from any particular manufacturer in two or more categories providing they supply a unique entry for each category.

The award will be judged on the merits of the manufacturer’s electric vehicle strategy, looking at new vehicle launches, R&D, consumer engagement and overall electrification strategy.

All relevant supporting material must have been enacted in the previous year (since 3 June 2018).

This award will celebrate owners and/or operators of EV charging infrastructure and how they have worked to put into place an energy management strategy that promotes the efficient and environmentally friendly supply of power for their infrastructure.

Nominations should include details surrounding where their energy is procured from and how, any on-site generation or battery storage at the network’s disposal, any flexibility provision the network is signed up for and any innovative strategies or technologies that have been undertaken to mitigate against price increases.

With price remaining a key factor in electric vehicle purchases, and short-term car rental companies on the rise, Electric Car Clubs have emerged as a key enabler of catering for consumer demand while remaining green.

Our eCar Club of the Year award recognises the achievements of these companies, and nominations should include details of fleet size and scope, rental schemes and structures, and consumer engagement strategies, as well as any customer testimonials or feedback.

Qualifying evidence for nominations should be limited to the year starting 3 June 2018.

This award is specially designed to celebrate the achievements of start-up companies and new entrants to the EV market.

There is a strict eligibility criteria in place for this award, and we will only accept nominations rom companies launched less than two years prior to the opening of this nomination window (3 June 2019).

Nominations should include details of the service the company provides, any industry innovations it has introduced and provide a succinct summary of the company’s first two years in action.

Our Contractor of the Year award recognises those companies at the forefront of EV charge point installation. Eligible businesses include contractors and subcontractors responsible any end of EV charge point installation, including design, installation, operation, optimisation and/or maintenance. Nominees should include details of their scope of works, achievements of the previous year and provide evidence of a track record of exemplary work.
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This award will celebrate those working in the electric vehicle sector under the age of 30, recognising professional achievements, entrepreneurship and influence.

Those interested in this award can either nominate themselves or be nominated by their companies/networks, however all nominations must include details of the company they work for, a track record of their achievements to date and how their work has been to the overall betterment of the EV sector.

Any and all job titles will be considered for this award

Our EV Accelerator Award will be presented to the individual who has driven the UK’s EV sector forward the most in the last 12 months, highlighting their influence, thought leadership and overall passion for the electrification of road transport.

Any and all job titles from any facet of the EV economy will be considered, including public sector operators, private sector businesses, legal, regulatory and political institutions.

While we strongly recommend and welcome nominations, this category will also be considered against those individuals put forward by Everything EV’s independent advisory board and judging panel.