Press release

Calling All Cleantech Innovators, Marketers and Executives: The Cleanie Awards Call for Entries is Open for 2019

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Cleanie Awards
™ today announced submissions are open for the annual
awards program focused exclusively on the cleantech industry. The awards
program recognizes innovation excellence, business leadership and
superior programs within the cleantech and renewable energy sectors.
Multinational corporations with a U.S. presence, disruptive startups,
industry advocates, investors and entrepreneurs are all encouraged to

“We welcome organizations across the clean technology and renewable
energy spectrum to submit for this year’s program,” said Elyssa Rae,
Program Director, The Cleanie Awards. “Based on our outstanding
inaugural year and the industry feedback we received, we have added new
categories to cater to companies and individuals with great ideas as
well as visionaries that have dedicated their careers to the cleantech

Submissions are being accepted now through June 21 at
Early bird pricing runs through May 17 with submission fees ranging
between $99-199. There is no fee for nominations submitted for the
Lifetime Achievement Award. This year’s categories include:

  • Company of the Year
  • Non-Profit of the Year
  • Startup of the Year
  • Investment or Venture Capital Organization of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Woman of the Year
  • Rising Star Under 40
  • Program of the Year
  • Project of the Year
  • Best Public Relations Campaign
  • Best Public Affairs Campaign
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of successful industry
executives, marketers, advocates, entrepreneurs and educators, including:

  • Allie Burns, Managing Director, Village Capital
  • Thiam B. Giam, Senior Managing Director, Black & Veatch Management
    Consulting, LLC
  • Gil Jenkins, Director, Corporate Communications, Hannon Armstrong
  • Chris Taylor, Asset Management, Treasury, Google
  • Chris Vlahoplus, Partner and Practice Lead, Clean Tech and
    Sustainability, ScottMadden
  • Emily Williams, Senior Director, Energy Markets and Sustainability,
    Edison Energy

Winners will be announced in September, with honorees receiving an award
and significant complementary amplification of their win on social and
web platforms.

The 2018 class of winners included GE
Renewable Energy
, Renewable
Energy Systems
, CohnReznick
, CleanCapital,
, Greensmith
, Low
Impact Hydropower Institute
, NEXTracker,
Capture Coalition
and 38
North Solutions

Please visit
for more information and to submit an entry.

About The Cleanie Awards™

The Cleanie Awards program aspires to identify the unsung movers and
shakers in the cleantech industry, from the top of the Fortune 100 list
to hot startups, pioneering individuals and high impact advocates. For
more information, visit our website at
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at @CleanieAwards and LinkedIn.