Each year, Solar NV honors an individual in the Nevada community who has made significant contributions to a secure energy future through innovations in conservation and/or renewable energy in Nevada.
The 2012 Nevada Renewable Energy Leadership Award recipient is Lydia Ball. Through her work with the Sierra Club and contributions to the Clean Energy Project, Lydia has established her mission to bring renewable energy to Nevada. We are honored to add Lydia Ball to the distinguished list of Nevada Renewable Energy Leadership Award recipients.
Solar NV Scholarship Award
In addition, the winner of this year’s Solar NV Scholarship recipient was announced. Kathryn Weavil, a senior at UNLV studying Environmental Science with a minor in Solar and Renewable Energy, was presented with a $2,500 scholarship to help further her studies.
Each year, Solar NV awards a scholarship for the following year to an outstanding University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV) undergraduate or graduate student who is pursuing a future in the Solar / Renewable Energy Industry.
Congratulations to Lydia Ball and Kathryn Weavil. Solar NV appreciates your contributions – past, present and future – to improve the lives of the citizens of Nevada and beyond through the use of clean, renewable energy.
The 2012 Crinis Award Banquet and silent auction was a great event enjoyed by all. Thanks to everyone who turned out and to those organizations who sponsored the event! We hope to see you at the next one.
Solar NV yearly sponsors are: Bombard Renewable Energy, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 357, NV Energy and Southwest Gas.
Crinis sponsors: The Art Institute of Las Vegas, D’s Design Jewelry, Las Vegas Ski Resort, Olive Mediterranean Grill & Hookah Bar, Panevino Ristorante, Sean Henn Voyage Financial Services, Seth Grabel, Time Printing and Trader Joe’s.
|2007||Dina Titus, U.S. Congresswoman|
|2008||Professor Robert Boehm, Director, UNLV Energy Research Center|
|2009||Rose McKinney-James, President and CEO, Energy Works Consulting|
|2010||Commissioner Rebecca Wagner, Nevada Public Utilities Commission|
|2011||Green Chips, Environmental Sustainability in Nevada|
|2012||Lydia Ball, Executive Director, Clean Energy Project|