Project Excellence Award Winners Announced

By Colleen Beaty | Oct 15, 2021
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The NECA Project Excellence Awards are given to NECA members across the country that display extraordinary project work. NECA received more than 80 entries this year, out of which 16 winners were selected. These projects were completed in 2020, and the winners were recognized at NECA 2021 Nashville on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Visit the 2021 winners gallery to get more information and see photos. Some of these projects will be profiled in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine or LINE CONTRACTOR magazine in 2022.


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Forest Electric Corp.

Northern New Jersey Chapter


Amazon Fulfillment Center

Tri-City Electric Company of Iowa Inc.          

Iowa Chapter


Ballpark Village - One Cardinal Way  

Guarantee Electrical Company

St. Louis Chapter

Design Build, Under $1 Million

BC Clark Jewelers

Osborne Electric Co. Inc.       

Oklahoma Chapter

Low-Voltage/Integrated Systems

City of Lawrence Massachusetts Safe City Integrated Video Surveillance Project   

Lan-Tel Communications Inc.

Boston Chapter

Energy Solutions/Green Buildings, Under $1 Million

FirstElement Fuel - Hydrogen Fueling Station - Fountain Valley, CA

Johnson-Peltier Inc.

Los Angeles County Chapter

Transportation & Infrastructure

FirstElement Fuel - Hydrogen Fueling Station - Fountain Valley, CA

Johnson-Peltier Inc.

Los Angeles County Chapter

Overhead Transmission

Great Northern Transmission Line

Hooper Corp.

Missouri Valley Line Constructors Chapter

Commercial/Institutional, Under $1 Million


Mayberry Electric Inc.

Atlanta Chapter

Streetlighting/Traffic Signals, Over $1 Million

NYCWiN - Wireless Internal Network

E-J Electric Installation Co.

New York City Chapter

Educational, Over $1 Million

Merced 2020

Cupertino Electric Inc.

Northern California Chapter

Design Build, Over $1 Million

Maid of the Mist - Electric Vessels    

Ferguson Electric      

Western New York State Chapter 

Educational, Under $1 Million

St. Ambrose University - McMullen Hall

Tri-City Electric Company of Iowa Inc.

Iowa Chapter

Commercial/Institutional, Over $1 Million

Syracuse Stadium

O'Connell Electric Co. Inc.

Finger Lakes New York Chapter

Energy Solutions/Green Buildings, Over $1 Million


Sequoyah Electric

Puget Sound Chapter

Healthcare, Over $1 Million

Westchester Community Center Alternative Care Facilities (ACF)   

Haugland Energy Group LLC  

New York City Chapter

About The Author

Colleen Beaty

Senior Editor

Colleen Beaty is senior editor at ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Magazine, where she has worked since 2020. She has been writing about topics such as outside line work, wildlife and habitat conservation for more than 18 years. In her role with ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, she primarily works with the editorial team to fine-tune stories for the magazines and curate content for She can also be found hosting ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR's webinars. She holds a BS in wildlife conservation from the University of Delaware.

Colleen is fueled by tea (especially chai), and can often be found cross-stitching or birding in her spare time (but not both at once).

Reach her on LinkedIn or at [email protected].





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