CleanTech Alliance Awards

(Formerly Known as Energy Leadership Achievement Awards)

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The awards will be given out at the 2023 CleanTech Alliance Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 11:00 AM – 1:00 PMPST

Perkins Coie Seattle Office
1201 3rd Ave #4900
Seattle, WA 98101

The CleanTech Alliance Awards Luncheon spotlights individuals and organizations that are making significant contributions to the fields of cleantech policy, innovation and business.

The three finalists for each award are listed below.

 JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) Award 

This award showcases outstanding work to make the clean technology sector more equitable, support climate justice and diversity in the sector, and foster an inclusive ecosystem.

Leah Missik

Senior Washington Policy Manager at Climate Solutions

During her four years at Climate Solutions, Leah Missik has been working hard to cooperate with other stakeholders and policymakers to address GHG and other harmful emissions through policies to increase beneficial electrification. In particular, her efforts to advance medium and heavy duty vehicle electrification in Washington State is greatly appreciated. Her ability to build relationships and recruit others to work together has been crucial to getting the right policy initiatives advanced.

Dr. Chas Jones

Climate Resilience Program Director, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

Dr. Jones received his Ph.D. in hydrology from the University of Alaska, where he incorporated traditional knowledge and science to assess exposure of indigenous people to the impacts of climate change. Chas is an expert in the dynamic interactions between climate, water, ecology, and society and uses his knowledge and skills to benefit tribes in the Northwestern. In his role as Program Director for the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, he combines science, education, outreach, and community building to strive for optimal social and ecological outcomes in the face of a complex and rapidly changing world. Dr. Jones is a community-minded scientist who has also served as Mayor for the City of Philomath, Oregon, since 2020.

Alyssa Jackson

Director, Snohomish STEM/Career Connect Washington

Alyssa has been an exemplary model for leadership in the JEDI space. Her work is focused on providing impact serves to the entire youth education ecosystem in Snohomish County School Districts. Within the last year Alyssa has been able to reconfigure the Snohomish STEM program, add high credibility to the space, and expand on the funding efforts to reach more underserved populations of youth in the Snohomish County School Districts collectively. This work is directly tied to STEM career pathways.

The Emerging Company Award 

This award spotlights an early stage business or organization that is actively contributing in a positive way to the cleantech sector in business, policy and/or innovation leadership.


Group14 Technologies

Ohm Charging

The CleanTech Leader Award

This award spotlights an organization or company that has been committed to advancing and promoting the cleantech ecosystem in business, policy and/or innovation.


US DOE Office of Electricity Energy Storage Division

Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Assoication

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Past Award Winners

2022 Energy Leadership Achievement Award Winners

2021 Energy Leadership Achievement Award Winners

2020 Energy Leadership Achievement Award Winners

2019 Energy Leadership Achievement Award Winners

2018 Energy Leadership Achievement Award Winners

2017 CleanTech Achievement Award Winners

2016 CleanTech Achievement Award Winners

2015 CleanTech Achievement Award Winner

2014 CleanTech Achievement Award Winner