Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship
The Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship program funds recent graduates and energy professionals to work with critical energy organizations to advance clean energy solutions. The program recruits talent from diverse backgrounds to spend up to two years supporting the work of eligible host organizations, which include electric public utility commissions, municipal and cooperative utilities, and grid operators, such as regional transmission organizations or independent system operators.
Innovator Fellows receive a stipend and an educational allowance to support host institution projects that will help decarbonize the power system, electrify transportation and industry, and make the U.S. power system more equitable and inclusive.
The goal of the program is to increase access to clean energy career opportunities across the country and accelerate the national transition to resilient and affordable clean energy.
Eligible hosts include electric public utility commissions, municipal utilities, rural electric cooperatives, and grid operators, such as independent system operators or regional transmission organizations. Potential fellow supervisors from host institution must show an interested in mentoring.
The fellowship is open to recent bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral graduates or mid-career professionals in fields relevant to electricity generation, transmission, or distribution. Fellowship candidates must demonstrate an interest in the application of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable transportation technologies and policies. Fellows serve one-year terms and have the option to renew for a second year. Fellows receive a competitive stipend with health benefits and an education allowance to support their professional development.
May 6, 2022