Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Cleantech Innovation Awards. You will find important details about the nomination/application process below.

Feel free to submit as many nominations/applications as you would like, but note that only one award nomination/application may be submitted at a time.
If you would like to prep your responses in advance you can find a list of the questions here. Note that final responses must be submitted via this SurveyMonkey form.
Nomination Period:
September 15 – October 27, 2021

Who Can Be Nominated: 
Anyone! There are awards honoring individuals, small groups, and organizations representing industry, utilities, government, academia/research, nonprofits, and the public sector. You can apply on behalf of your own organization or nominate a project, person, or organization.
Award Criteria: 
We welcome broad and creative nominations from throughout North Carolina. The project nominated must be completed, or nearing completion, between December 2020 and December 2021.
The Process:
Eligible applications will be reviewed and judged by a committee of RTCC members, staff, and partners. Contact information will only be used to notify nominees about their status. Award finalists will be notified by mid-November and honored at the Award Ceremony on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.