The “Leadership in Solar Policy and Market Transformation Award” provides an opportunity for American Solar Energy Society (ASES) to honor achievements that are not specifically scientific or technical, but that are crucial to the widespread adoption of solar and renewable energy technologies, in keeping with the Society’s vision. The honorees for this award will have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and innovations in solar policy and market transformation, rooted in the social sciences, including Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Politics, Psychology and Sociology or in related practices, such as organizational management, market research or business-model innovation. The Award will focus on leaders who have impacted solar policy and market transformation the U.S., though they may not be working exclusively in this country.
2022 Amanda Bybee and the Clean Energy Cooperative Network
2021 Paul Fenn
2020 Lori Bird
About American Solar Energy Society
Established in 1954, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that advocates for sustainable living and 100% renewable energy. We share information, events and resources to cultivate community and power progress in the U.S. and beyond. As the U.S. section of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), we work with individuals and groups around the world to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy and sustainable living society. Vision: A world equitably and sustainably transformed to 100% renewable energy. Mission: ASES accelerates equitable solar adoption and universal sustainable living by educating and building community.