The Alexandra District Energy Utility has been recognized nationally and internationally as an innovative and sustainable district energy system.

 Awarding Body  Date & Award  Comments
 Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine & the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies– Canada  2013 Award of Excellence (Natural Resources, Mining, Industry and Energy Category)  This award is the most prestigious mark of recognition in Canadian engineering and is given to projects that exhibit a high quality of engineering, imagination and innovation.
 Public Works Association of British Columbia  2013 Project of the Year  This award is given to a municipality that constructs a major and complex public works or utilities project that meets specific criteria including innovative design with project benefits for the community and the environment.
 International District Energy Association  2013 Certificate of Recognition– Innovation Awards  This program highlights examples of engineering, technology and operational innovation within the district energy industry.
 ENERGY GLOBE Foundation  2013 Canadian Energy Globe National Award  The national ENERGY GLOBE Awards distinguish best project submissions from a country. It is awarded annually to projects focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energies and the conservation of resources.
 Canadian GeoExchange Coalition  2014 Excellence Award  The Canadian Geo-exchange Coalition Excellence Award recognizes regional geothermal heat pump projects that showcase both complexity and quality of installation and design.
 Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC)  2014 Sustainability Award  APEGBC’s Sustainability Award was created to recognize the important contribution that engineering and geoscience make to the well-being of human like and the ecosystems on which we all depend.
 International District Energy Association  2016 System of the Year  IDEA System of the Year is the highest honour IDEA can confer on a district energy system. It recognizes an exemplary district energy system providing high-level performance and service that further the goals of the district energy industry.
 Union of British Columbia Municipalities  2016 Community Excellence Award  The Community Excellence Award—Best Practices, Excellence in Action recognizes communities that have demonstrated exemplary leadership through policies, decision-making or actions that have made a difference for their residents. It showcases municipalities and regional districts who “lead the pack,” take risks to innovate, establish new partnerships, question established ways of doing business and pioneer new customer service practices
 Association of Energy Engineers  2017 Canada Region Institutional Energy Management Award  The Canada Region Institutional Energy Management Award exemplifies outstanding accomplishments in developing, organizing, managing and implementing its comprehensive energy management program, and for superior service to the Association.