Rising Leaders in Clean Energy Are Mission-Driven, and Nothing Will Stop Them


Last year, Greentech Media partnered with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute to collect data from professionals across sectors with the ultimate goal of developing a guide for young professionals venturing into clean energy.

While a number of organizations — including the Department of Energy, The Solar Foundation, and Advanced Energy Economy — have researched the host of jobs in the clean energy sector, we sought to dive deeper to uncover some of the underlying reasons that young people want to work in this industry.

What we found shouldn’t be all that surprising: In surveying 300 submissions from just about every clean energy subsector, we discovered (or rather, confirmed) that the rising generation of clean energy professionals are mission-driven stewards of the environment and social good.

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