The Energy Scholars Award is designed to accelerate the careers of high potential individuals that have demonstrated passion and commitment in the renewable energy field.
OneEnergy Renewables provides Award recipients with valuable mentorship support, networking opportunities, career guidance, and broad recognition for their achievements. In addition to offering direct access to top companies and industry executives in the vast OneEnergy Renewables network, the Award program serves as its own community, connecting emerging, like-minded professionals.
Partnership with Net Impact
OneEnergy Renewables and Net Impact have partnered on the Energy Scholars Award in order to combine their networks and increase opportunities for award recipients. The 2012-2013 class of Energy Scholars is listed below, and will be attending the 2012 Net Impact Conference.
To apply for an Energy Scholar Awards, please visit the Net Impact website.
Degree: BSBA, Finance and Sustainability Management
"My passion for renewable energy derives from its potential to lessen our impact on the world while allowing us to enjoy our current standard of living"
"I want to push the industry forward by advising companies on how to save money through efficiency and reinvest that money into renewables"
"Thinking about how 6,973,738,433 people in the world access reliable energy without compromising the economies, communities, and environment of future generations – where some see a daunting challenge, I see an open opportunity to tap the vast ingenuity of private enterprise"
"In Sierra Leone (as in much of rural Africa), the main obstacle for solar energy is not the technology but rather the distribution. I want to solve these distribution challenges"
Degree: MBA and Masters of Environmental Management
"I plan on looking at the issue of energy management through the lens of behavioral economics, exploring how utilities, corporations or governments can shape consumers’ habits and deliver lasting, significant improvements through incentives"