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NECA Honors 2021 Project Excellence Awards Winners at Annual Convention

Oct 12, 2021

Today, the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) honored the winners of the 2021 Project Excellence Awards. The recognition took place as part of the NECA Convention and Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Project Excellence Awards were created to recognize NECA contractors for their outstanding commitment, professionalism and ingenuity in delivering an electrical project across 12 different market sectors. All winning projects were completed in 2020. 

The winners of the 2021 Project Excellence Awards are:

Project: Amazon Fulfillment Center
Contractor: Tri-City Electric Company of Iowa Inc.
NECA Chapter: Iowa

Overhead Transmission
Project: Great Northern Transmission Line
Contractor: Hooper Corporation and Wilson Construction Joint Venture
NECA Chapter: Missouri Valley Line Constructors

Project: Ballpark Village – One Cardinal Way
Contractor: Guarantee Electrical Company
NECA Chapter: St. Louis Chapter

Project: 69kV Design Build Substation Overview
Contractor: Forest Electric Corp.
NECA Chapter: Northern New Jersey

Transportation and Infrastructure
Project: FirstElement Fuel – Hydrogen Fueling Station – Fountain Valley, CA
Contractor: Johnson-Peltier Inc.
NECA Chapter: Los Angeles County

Commercial/Institutional – Over $1 million
Project: Syracuse University Stadium
Contractor: O’Connell Electric Company Inc.
NECA Chapter: Finger Lakes New York

Commercial/Institutional – Under $1 million
Project: Hargray
Contractor: Mayberry Electric Inc.
Chapter: Atlanta

Design/Build – Over $1 million
Project: Maid of the Mist: Electric Vessels
Contractor: Ferguson Electric
NECA Chapter: Western New York State

Design/Build – Under $1 million
Project: BC Clark Jewelers
Contractor: Osbourne Electric Company Inc.
NECA Chapter: Oklahoma

Educational – Over $1 million
Project: Merced 2020
Contractor: Cupertino Electric Inc.
NECA Chapter: Santa Clara Valley

Educational – Under $1 million
Project: St. Ambrose University – McMullen Hall
Contractor: Tri-City Electric Company of Iowa Inc.
Chapter: Iowa

Energy Solutions/Green Buildings – Over $1 million
Project: Watershed
Contractor: Sequoyah Electric
Chapter: Puget Sound

Energy Solutions/Green Buildings – Under $1 million
Project: FirstElement Fuel – Hydrogen Fueling Station – Fountain Valley, CA
Contractor: Johnson-Peltier Inc.
Chapter: Los Angeles County

Healthcare – Over $1 million
Project: Westchester Community Center Alternative Care Facilities (ACF)
Contractor: Haugland Energy Group LLC
Chapter: New York City

Street Lighting/Traffic Signals – Over $1 million
Project: NYCWiN – Wireless Internal Network
Contractor: E-J Electric Installation Co.
Chapter: Northeastern Line Constructors

Low Voltage/Technology
Project: City of Lawrence Massachusetts Safe City Integrated Video Surveillance Project
Contractor: Lan-Tel Communications Inc.
Chapter: Boston 

All Project Excellence Awards projects are judged on the following criteria: aesthetics, application, difficulty, innovation, and originality. For more information, visit