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 2014 class of Energy Scholars is listed below.
To apply for an Energy Scholar Awards, please visit the Net Impact website.
"Climate change represents of of our society's most difficult, overarching, and far-reaching problems ever faced. But I see an opportunity for innovation and collaboration that excites and intrigues me."
"Clean energy can create both environmental and economic benefits for our country. I hope to play a significant role in reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and enabling the growth of the renewable energy industry."
Focus: Sustainability, Society, and Business
"I am eager to work on innovative mechanisms to make solar and other renewable energy sources financially viable for widespread adoption."
"From reducing carbon emissions, to stabilizing costs, to increasing national security, there are so many reasons that increasing our usage of renewable energy makes sense."
Degree: MS Environmental Science and Engineering
"Standing on a Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) stage, I told the story of my trip to Antarctica. The screen behind me showed a melting glacier in the South Pole, and the next slide, a flood catastrophe in India where millions of helpless refugees lost their homes. My goal? I was alerting the audience to the dangers of climate change. "
"The common thread in my personal career path has been my constant desire to make a positive difference, to heal the planet and its inhabitants through reducing our energy and environmental impacts."
"The clean energy industry has expanded rapidly over the past few decades. As it has grown and new clean energy technologies have been commercialized, we have been presented with a once in a lifetime opportunity to completely reshape the way we produce, deliver and interact with our energy. I am excited to be a part of this effort. "