Nominations for Community Clean Energy Champion Are Open!

Nominate a clean energy award hero

The California Energy Commission challenges State Legislators to nominate at least one individual or entity in their districts who is a champion for clean energy in California! Nominations for the third annual awards are being accepted in the following categories:

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The Lifetime Achievement award will recognize an individual who has retired or announced their retirement during the year of the event who has at least 20 years of experience advancing clean energy, is seen as a leader in their community, and who has had a significant positive impact on the State of California and frontline communities.

 

  • Is the nominee already retired or has the nominee announced their retirement in 2022?
     
  • What bold move(s) has the nominee made or innovative ideas and/or projects has the nominee developed to contribute to a clean energy future that makes the nominee’s contributions stand out?
     
  • How has the nominee’s work to advance a clean energy future and fight climate change led to more equitable outcomes and/or transformational change for Tribes, communities, or individuals in California?
     
  • What types of long-term service or key coordinating roles has the nominee held to help enable California to achieve a clean energy future and fight climate change?
     
  • In what way(s) is this nominee mentoring and/or inspiring the next generation of leaders, champions, stewards, entrepreneurs, and game-changers to advance a clean energy future?
 
The Tribal Champion award will recognize an individual who is a tribal member, tribal employee, or a person that works for a tribe who has advanced a clean energy future by combating climate change through innovative projects, long term service, dedication to implementing technology, or has served in a key coordinating role that has led to more equitable outcomes and/or transformational change for tribes or tribal communities in California.

 

  • Does the nominee have a direct relationship to a Tribe?
     
  • What bold move(s) has the nominee made or innovative ideas and/or projects has the nominee developed to contribute to a clean energy future that makes the nominee’s contributions stand out?
     
  • How has the nominee’s work to advance a clean energy future and fight climate change led to more equitable outcomes and/or transformational change for Tribes, communities, or individuals in California?
     
  • What types of long-term service or key coordinating roles has the nominee held to help enable California to achieve a clean energy future and fight climate change?
     
  • In what way(s) is this nominee mentoring and/or inspiring the next generation of leaders, champions, stewards, entrepreneurs, and game-changers to advance a clean energy future?
 
The Clean Energy Champion awards will recognize individuals who are combating climate change and contributing to California’s clean energy future through their bold moves, leadership, and innovative ideas, while helping benefit communities in California through more equitable outcomes.

 

  • What bold move(s) has the nominee made or innovative ideas and/or projects has the nominee developed to contribute to a clean energy future that makes the nominee’s contributions stand out?
     
  • How has the nominee’s work to advance a clean energy future and fight climate change led to more equitable outcomes and/or transformational change for Tribes, communities, or individuals in California?
     
  • What types of long-term service or key coordinating roles has the nominee held to help enable California to achieve a clean energy future and fight climate change?
     
  • In what way(s) is this nominee mentoring and/or inspiring the next generation of leaders, champions, stewards, entrepreneurs, and game-changers to advance a clean energy future?
 
The Youth Game-Changer award will recognize an individual who is 18 years of age or younger, or a leader of an organization focused on working with youth who is helping to advance California toward a clean energy future by combating climate change through innovative methods and inspiring the new generation of energy experts, entrepreneurs, and leaders to change the game.

 

  • Is the nominee 18 years of age or younger or the leader of an entity/organization focused on youth?
     
  • What bold move(s) has the nominee made or innovative ideas and/or projects has the nominee developed to contribute to a clean energy future that makes the nominee’s contributions stand out?
     
  • How has the nominee’s work to advance a clean energy future and fight climate change led to more equitable outcomes and/or transformational change for Tribes, communities, or individuals in California?
     
  • What types of long-term service or key coordinating roles has the nominee held to help enable California to achieve a clean energy future and fight climate change?
     
  • In what way(s) is this nominee mentoring and/or inspiring the next generation of leaders, champions, stewards, entrepreneurs, and game-changers to advance a clean energy future?

The deadline for submissions is June 27, 2022

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