2006 Edison Awards

The Edison Electric Institute, the national trade association of shareholder-owned electricity companies, international affiliates and industry associations worldwide, has named Xcel Energy and Progress Energy as the recipients of the 2006 Edison Award – the electric power industry’s highest honour. Korea Electric Power Corporation received the international award.

The Edison Award recognises distinguished leadership, innovation and advancement of the industry, and EEI president Thomas R Kuhn said that these companies’ dedication to meeting customer needs, commitment to operational excellence and ingenuity in delivering electricity wherever it is needed was unsurpassed.