We’ve extended the deadline to 6/7 to nominate meritorious people and projects for our 3iAwards – a prestigious annual national award that honors Innovation, Ingenuity and Inspiration from the nation’s best in both renewable energy and energy efficiency.

There’s still time to apply!

The prestigious national award honors Innovation, Ingenuity and Inspiration from the country’s best in both renewable energy and energy efficiency in five categories: State/Local Government Initiative; Community/Shared Renewable Energy Project; Regulatory Champion; IREC Accredited Training Provider and Young Clean Energy Innovator.

IREC 3iAwards logo“For more than 25 years, IREC has recognized those who are developing new, creative approaches to clean energy,” said IREC Board Chair Larry Shirley. “With these awards, we recognize aspiring projects and visionaries who are unafraid to challenge the status quo with ambitious clean energy goals.”

For the second year, the 2019 Young Clean Energy Innovator of the Year award will recognize a promising high school or post-secondary student in any academic or entrepreneurial discipline whose innate talents, depth and quality of studies, research and vision or hands-on action are emblematic of the next generation of innovators relentlessly pursuing bold clean energy solutions.

Online applications from or on behalf of extraordinary people, projects and programs in clean energy will be accepted through May 31 in five categories:

  • Community/Shared Renewables Project of the Year
  • State and Local Government Initiative of the Year
  • Regulatory Champion of the Year
  • IREC Accredited Clean Energy Training Organization of the Year
  • Young Clean Energy Innovator of the Year

The 2019 IREC 3iAward winners will be honored at Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, Utah in September, with the generous support of IREC’s corporate sponsors.