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UAI Honors Utility Analytics Teams, Leaders, and Professionals with 2023 Excellence Awards

By November 2, 2023No Comments
2023 UAI Excellence Award Winners

Excellence Awards Celebrated This Week at UA Week

UAI announced the winners of the annual UAI Excellence Awards of 2023 during UA Week in Orlando. UAI honors the best in the utility analytics profession, recognizing the individuals, teams, and organizations that have achieved and maintained excellence through innovation. To learn more about UAI’s awards program, visit

The 2023 UAI Excellence Awards Winners include:

Analytics Ambassador Award

Josh Power

Josh Power, Capability Lead, Advanced Analytics at Oncor Electric Delivery


Best Innovative Utility Analytics Team

Consumers Energy

Consumers Energy – Operations Performance, Analytics and Process


Best Utility Analytics Leader

Chris Britsch

Chris Britsch, Senior Manager, Data & Analytics – Snohomish County PUD


Best Utility Analytics Professional

Michael McManus

Michael McManus, Senior Data Scientist – Consumers Energy


Community Engagement Awards

Most Engaged Individual Member

Michael Fourman 

Michael Fourman, Director, Engineering Services at Georgia Transmission Corporation


Most Engaged Utility Member 


Most Engaged Solution Provider Members



 UAI also unveiled Top 25 Thought Leaders in Utility Analytics during UA Week:

This program celebrates utility analytics champions, those individuals who are the most active in the industry and share their insights for the benefit of all.

2023 Top 25 Thought Leaders

“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the esteemed recipients of the 2023 UAI Excellence Awards, each of whom has made remarkable and substantial contributions to the UAI Community and the utility analytics industry,” stated Leslie Cook, UAI’s Membership, Engagement, and Training Manager. “Every honoree was carefully chosen from an exceptional array of individuals, teams, and organizations, and their well-earned recognition stands as a testament to their outstanding achievements.”


“This year’s distinguished UAI award recipients are outstanding leaders in utility transformation. They’ve not only recognized the significant value of utility data and analytics but have also demonstrated their skill in using it to make informed decisions,” said Gina Weber, UAI’s Managing Director.”


To learn more about the UAI Excellence Awards visit and to see the 2023 UAI Excellence Awards winners visit