PORTLAND, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ – In partnership with nonprofit Net Impact, OneEnergy Renewables and 3Degrees today announced they are partnering to advance the next generation of renewable energy industry leaders through a career advancement award program. The Energy Scholars program recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to building a cleaner energy future.
Through executive mentorships, industry networking, and internships, the Energy Scholars program is a proven platform for students as they begin their careers in the renewable energy industry. The program benefits each student differently based upon their area of focus and interest.
“We are thrilled to partner with 3Degrees on Energy Scholars. This partnership will expand the program’s benefits and the scholar’s experience,” said Jennifer Barnes, Vice President of Operations and Communications at OneEnergy Renewables. “The goal of Energy Scholars has always been to cultivate exceptional leaders from a variety of backgrounds as they start their careers in the renewable energy industry. With 3Degrees, we look forward to continuing to expand industry diversity through this program.”
To learn more about the 2018 Energy Scholars program, or to submit an application before the September 24 deadline, please visit the Energy Scholars Program page. Past Energy Scholars are employed in renewable energy and sustainability positions at distinguished institutions including Amazon, National Grid, NRG Energy, SoCal Edison, Borrego Solar, Ecova, PG&E, CustomerFirst Renewables, Northrop Grumann, Rocky Mountain Institute, CAAPITAL, Nike, National Grid, Hitachi, OneEnergy Renewables and more.
“Thanks to OneEnergy’s vision six years ago, this program has already provided valuable experience for dozens of previous winners,” said Adam Capage, Vice President of Corporate and Government Affairs at 3Degrees. “3Degrees is honored to partner with OneEnergy and we hope to help broaden the impact and opportunities of the Energy Scholar Program over time.”
Awardees will be announced on October 3, 2017. Up to eight scholars will be selected for the 2018 Energy Scholars class and honored during the Net Impact Conference, being held Atlanta, October 26-28, 2017.
About OneEnergy Renewables
OneEnergy Renewables is an independent developer of solar energy projects across North America, with a focus on commercial, institutional and utility customers. Our experienced team of renewable energy professionals pair de-risked projects with advanced energy procurement and financial solutions to deliver construction-ready and operational solar assets.
At 3Degrees, our business is our mission. As a certified B Corporation, we connect people with cleaner energy on a massive scale — providing renewable energy and carbon offset solutions to Fortune 500 companies, utilities, universities, green building firms and other organizations that are working to make their services and operations more sustainable. Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world.
For more information, please contact:
Karen Healey Marketing director, 3Degrees
Phone 2: 15038373416
Jennifer Barnes Vice President, Operations & Communications, OneEnergy Renewables
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