Mentorship program accelerates careers of young leaders in renewable
energy; applications due October 16
Renewables, a leading developer of utility-scale clean energy
projects across North America, is now accepting applications for its
2016 class of OneEnergy
Scholars. In partnership with renowned nonprofit Net
Impact, the OneEnergy Scholars program recognizes graduate students
who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to building
a cleaner energy future.
“This program propelled me into the solar industry,” said Rob Collier,
Project Development Manager at OneEnergy Renewables. “With a background
in clean energy policy, I had a great deal to learn about the nuts and
bolts of solar project development. As a OneEnergy Scholar, I had the
opportunity to start building the skillsets required to develop projects
from inception to commercial operation.”
Through one-on-one mentorships, industry networking, and educational
sessions with renewable energy experts, the OneEnergy Scholars program
creates a platform for students to embark on successful careers.
“The OneEnergy Scholars program supports students who have both the
ability to excel in the clean energy sector and the passion to make a
difference,” said Bill Eddie, President of OneEnergy Renewables. “The
Scholars program is a tremendous success story, and a rewarding
opportunity to advance the careers of future industry leaders.”
OneEnergy Scholars are today employed at distinguished institutions
including NRG Energy, Southern California Edison, Borrego Solar,
SunEdison and more.
“Many Net Impact students are eager to contribute to the clean energy
economy through their professional pursuits,” said Greg Francis,
Director of Impact Programs for Net Impact. “The OneEnergy Scholars
Program is a natural extension of our shared commitment with OneEnergy
Renewables to help young people accelerate their impact through their
To learn more about the program, or to submit an application before the
October 16 deadline, please visit: netimpact.org/programs/oneenergy-scholars-award.
Winners will be announced on October 21. The six women and men selected
for the 2016 OneEnergy Scholars class will be honored during the 23rd
Impact Conference, being held November 5-7 in Seattle.
About OneEnergy Renewables
OneEnergy Renewables develops utility-scale renewable energy projects
across North America and is building a diverse, distributed solar
project portfolio for commercial, institutional, government, and utility
customers. OneEnergy delivers advanced energy procurement solutions and
sophisticated clean energy market expertise to help its clients meet
demanding financial and sustainability targets. Visit OneEnergyRenewables.com.
About Net Impact
Net Impact is a leading nonprofit that supports a new generation to work
within and beyond business for a sustainable future. With more than
60,000 student and professional members and nearly 300 chapters
worldwide, we make a net impact that transforms our lives, our
organizations, and the world. Visit www.netimpact.org.
Jennifer Barnes, 206-922-7930
President, Marketing & Communications