Winners of The Cleanie Awards—the only comprehensive awards program focused exclusively on the clean energy industry—were unveiled on Sept. 24 during North America Smart Energy Week in Salt Lake City, Utah.
“The Cleanie Awards honors companies and individuals at the forefront of innovation for the clean technology and renewables industries,” said Elyssa Haynes, program director for The Cleanie Awards.
Launched in 2018, The Cleanie Awards recognizes trendsetting companies and individuals shaping the cleantech and renewable energy industries. The program spans 12 categories, including Companies of the Year, Non-Profits of the Year, Project of the Year, and Rising Star Under 40. Companies with a U.S. presence, startups, advocates, investors, and entrepreneurs were considered by a six-judge panel from companies including Google, Edison Energy, and ScottMadden.
The 2019 winners are:
|Enterprise Company of the Year||Platinum Winner||Enel Green Power|
|Gold Winner||GE Power|
|Midsize Company of the Year||Platinum Winner||Clearway Energy Group|
|Gold Winners||Con Edison Clean Energy|
|Gold Winners||NextEra Energy Resources|
|Non-Profit of the Year||Platinum Winner||Smart Electric Power Alliance|
|Gold Winner||Clean Energy Business Network|
|Startup of the Year||Platinum Winner||Point Load Power|
|Gold Winner||Li-ion Tamer|
|Investment Organization of the Year||Platinum Winner||Hannon Armstrong|
|Entrepreneur of the Year||Platinum Winner||Janice Lin
|Woman of the Year||Platinum Winner||Kelly Speakes-Backman
|Rising Star: Under 40||Platinum Winner||Lauren Glickman
|Gold Winners||Guy Van Syckle
|Gold Winners||Matt Hankey
New Energy Equity
|Product of the Year||Platinum Winner||Point Load Power
|Gold Winner||Greentek Energy Systems
Apollo Series LED Solar Street Light
|Project of the Year||Platinum Winner||Viking Cold Solutions
Thermal Energy Storage Deployment
|Gold Winner||Southern Power & RES
Cactus Flats Wind
|Best Public Affairs Campaign||Platinum Winner||Fresh Energy
Pollinator-Friendly Solar Campaign
|Gold Winner||Calvert Street Group & sPower
Spotsy for Solar Campaign
—POWER staff (@POWERmagazine).