Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Award Nominations Now Open

Do you know an outstanding mid-career woman making an impact in clean energy? Nominate her for a C3E Award.

The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards recognize rising women working to advance clean, renewable sources of energy, related technologies, or clean energy policy. Each winner will receive $8,000 and national recognition. Winners of the 5th Annual C3E Awards will be announced at the C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium in 2016.

C3E Awards for mid-career leadership and achievement are given in eight categories:


  • Advocacy
  • Business
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Government
  • International
  • Law & Finance
  • Research


Nominations are open November 5, 2015, through January 8, 2016. Visit for more information.


The U.S. Department of Energy and the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) collaborate to implement the U.S. C3E program, which is part of the international C3E initiative within the 24-government Clean Energy Ministerial.