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OneEnergy, 3Degrees, and Net Impact Announce 2018 Energy Scholars

Top academic minds join high caliber community of renewable energy leaders

Submitted by: 3Degrees

Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability

Posted: Jan 24, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST


PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - In partnership with Net Impact, OneEnergy Renewables and 3Degrees are thrilled to announce the 2018 class of Energy Scholars. 

The Energy Scholar program, now in its seventh year, is designed to cultivate and empower tomorrow’s renewable energy leaders through professional mentoring, networking, and industry access. The goal of the program is to foster a new generation of skilled and experienced professionals to take on the fight against climate change.

“We congratulate the 2018 Energy Scholar awardees and look forward to supporting their contributions toward an equitable new energy economy,” said Jennifer Barnes, VP of Operations & Communications at OneEnergy Renewables. “We are also thrilled to have partnered with our long-standing friends at 3Degrees this year.  OneEnergy believes that with both companies working together, the Energy Scholars will enjoy even more career opportunities and experiences. 

The Energy Scholar Program recipients comprise students from esteemed institutions such as Duke, UCLA, University of Michigan, and Yale across the spectrum of renewable energy industry needs, including sustainable energy policy, power system modeling, and renewable thermal technologies.

“We are enjoying getting to know this diverse and talented class of Energy Scholars.” said Adam Capage, vice president of corporate and government affairs at 3Degrees. “Their impressive academic achievements, coupled with steadfast commitment to growing the renewable energy industry makes us optimistic about the future.”

Net Impact, OneEnergy Renewables and 3Degrees would like to congratulate the exemplary dedication these students continue to demonstrate and look forward to seeing the impact they will make on the renewable energy sector.

“Net Impact is so proud of our continued partnership with One Energy Renewables during the last several years!” said Liz Maw, Net Impact’s CEO. “This year, we deepened our shared commitment further, cultivating emerging-generation renewable energy leaders through the Energy Scholars program. By expanding our partnership to include 3Degrees, another pioneering organization focused on transitioning towards a low-carbon economy, as well as including the topic of racial diversity at the Energy Scholars conference session, collectively, we’re accelerating our future energy industry leaders in key, relevant ways. We look forward to many more years of working together for a more sustainable world.” 

To learn more about the Energy Scholars program, click here and here

About 3Degrees

At 3Degrees, our business is our mission. As a certified B Corporation, we connect people with cleaner energy on a massive scale — providing renewable energy and carbon offset solutions to Fortune 500 companies, utilities, universities, green building firms and other organizations that are working to make their services and operations more sustainable. Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world. Visit

About OneEnergy Renewables

OneEnergy Renewables is an independent developer of community and utility-scale solar energy projects across North America, with a focus on commercial, institutional and utility customers. Our experienced team of renewable energy professionals pair de-risked projects with advanced energy procurement and financial solutions to deliver construction-ready and operational solar assets.Visit

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

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Barnes VP of Operations & Communications at OneEnergy Renewables
Phone: 206.922.7930
Gina Mateo Commercial Marketing Manager 3Degrees
Phone: 503.765.8123

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