Renewable Energy Vermont Awards
Renewable Energy Vermont annually recognizes energy innovators and advocates through awards at our Conference. We would like the nominations to come from our members, who are on the ground level everyday transforming Vermont's energy generation and usage into a reliable, low-carbon, and sustainable model.
You may nominate individuals or companies for more than one award and may also submit more than one nomination for each award. Nominations should include a brief recommendation describing why you feel this individual, company, or project deserves special recognition. We appreciate your input! Nominate a deserving business or individual by clicking here by September 18th or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jim Grundy Award
Jim Grundy, a founder of REV, a renewable designer and businessman, and beloved husband, family and community member, is known for his integrity of spirit, kindness of soul and ingenuity and craftsmanship in renewable energy technologies. The Jim Grundy Award is given to the Vermonter who exhibits these qualities, beyond all others. Jim believed strongly in the importance of maintaining high quality design and installation of all renewable systems, to ensure the long-term, sustainable development of the local renewable energy industry.
Renewable Energy Champion Award
This award recognizes an individual typically in the renewable industry who represents, and tirelessly ‘champions’, the benefits of developing, creating, informing, and striving to improve our state with the deployment of renewable energy generation.
Renewable Energy Legislative Champion
This award is given to an individual in the Vermont Legislature that has worked hard to further renewable energy policy in the state.
Renewable Energy Innovator Award
The Renewable Energy Innovation Award recognizes a project, company, organization, or individual contributing innovative, influential, and transformative efforts for implementing renewable energy and climate action in Vermont.
Jim Grundy Award: Ben Gordesky
DC Energy Innovations
Renewable Energy Innovation Award: Laura Jacoby & Old Spokes Home
Renewable Energy Champion Award: Norm Etkind
Jim Grundy Award: Dan Kinney, Catamount Solar
Renewable Energy Innovation Award: Way Go Vermont!
Renewable Energy Champion Award: Tom Gray
Jim Grundy Award: Nik Ponzio, Building Energy
Renewable Energy Legislative Champion: Senator Mark MacDonald
Renewable Energy Innovation Award: VELCO
Renewable Energy Legislative Champion Award: Senator Chris Bray
Renewable Energy Champion Award (typically Industry): Housing Vermont
Jim Grundy Award: Marie Rose Audette
Renewable Energy Legislative Champion Award: Governor Peter Shumlin
Renewable Energy Champion Award (typically Industry): Ken Nolan & Andrew Savage
Jim Grundy Award: Trevor Parsons
Renewable Energy Legislative Champion Award: Sen. David Zuckerman
Renewable Energy Champion Award (typically Industry): John Zimmerman, VERA
Jim Grundy Award: Waterbury LEAP