In October, O’Connell was honored as Supplier of The Year by Avangrid, a leading, sustainable energy company with approximately $33 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states.One of Avangrid’s two primary lines of business, Avangrid Networks, owns eight electric and natural gas utilities serving 3.2 million customers in New York and New England.At an event held in New Haven, Connecticut, O’Connell was recognized with the Supplier of The Year Award among other business partners to celebrate achievements across a wide range of business categories.

O’Connell stood out for embodying the highest qualities of partnership and teamwork while meeting Avangrid’s high standards for quality and performance.

Nominations for the award are submitted by employees of Avangrid. Winners are selected by a steering committee as well as representatives of the Avangrid purchasing team.