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

The Cleanie Awards is the only comprehensive awards program exclusive to the cleantech industry. The Cleanie Awards highlights the movers and shakers in the industry focused on paving the way in clean technology, renewable energy as well as solar, wind and water power. We hope to generate much needed visibility for innovators and disruptors in the industry who are creating life (and planet) changing solutions.

Recognizing the Best in Cleantech, the Industry's 1st and Only Exclusive Program, is accepting submissions through June 21


WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2019 -- The 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 apply.

"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 industry."

Submissions are being accepted now through June 21 at www.thecleanieawards.com. 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 Capital, CleanCapital, SolarEdge Technologies, Greensmith Energy, Low Impact Hydropower Institute, NEXTracker, Carbon Capture Coalition and 38 North Solutions.

Please visit www.thecleanieawards.com 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 www.thecleanieawards.com. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook at @CleanieAwards and LinkedIn.


Contacts
Elyssa Rae
The Cleanie Awards
elyssa@thecleanieawards.com
804 338 3102

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