Annual Photo Contest

Now Accepting Submissions

The 2021 Annual Photo Contest is now open! This is an open call to all photographs representing the electric or natural gas industry. Celebrate your talent, share your unique perspective and get a chance to win prizes by entering today.

This contest is open to all WEI energy and service company members. There is no limit on the number of photographs each contestant may enter, but all images must be related to the electric or natural gas industry. Photographs may be from any time and do not have to be taken within the last calendar year. The first-place winner will receive placement on the cover of WE magazine, as well as a Visa gift card. A collection of top-ranking photographs will also be published inside the magazine.

To Enter: Please send submissions to roberts@westernenergy.org by October 15, 2021.

Image files must have a resolution of at least 300 dpi at a minimum dimension of 8 inches. Please include the photographer’s name, company, date or year the photograph was taken, and an optional caption. Entry into the contest constitutes your acceptance of the official contest rules. Please see the rules for details.

2020 FINALISTS

FIRST PLACE

We’ve Got This, Mike Cameron, HDR
Monica Peterson, environmental scientist, and Christy Smith, tribal monitoring coordinator, review environmental plans and maps on-site at the Gateway West transmission line project.

SECOND PLACE

Great White North, Mitch Cheek, Allteck Limited Partnership
Allteck crew clips 500KV structures in Northern British Columbia on BC Hydro’s Site C transmission line project.

THIRD PLACE

ENMAX Kettles Hill Wind Farm, Nathan Greener, ENMAX Corporation
ENMAX Kettles Hill Inc., a wind farm nestled along the Foothills near Pincher Creek, Alberta, is comprised of 35 Vestas turbines with a current capacity of 63 MW.

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Dustin Garrett, Potleco, Inc.

TOP SUBMISSIONS

Mike Cameron, HDR

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Damon Fisher, Avista Utilities


Tahmid (Mohammad) Tajwar, Hydro One

Erin Madison, NorthWestern Energy

Dustin Garrett, Potleco, Inc.

Staff Photographer, Ampjack Industries, Ltd.


Joe Jaszewski, Idaho Power


Erin Madison, NorthWestern Energy


Staff Photographer, Rokstad Power

Sherod Penrod, Tucson Electric Power


Greg Folkins, Osmose Utilities Services

Staff Photographer, Ampjack Industries, Ltd.

Kelly Rutt, ATCO

Aaron Mascari, Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Henry Lozada, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Krysta Rasmussen, Snohomish County PUD