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May 28, 2014

National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: Six Regional Winners Advance to Final Round

Anticipation for the final round of the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is growing. For the past two months, winners of six regional contests throughout the country have been crowned after facing intense competition and judging panels of industry and financial experts. The regional finalists will go on to compete in the third annual national competition in Washington, D.C. on June 11 and 12.

The national competition aims to promote entrepreneurship in clean energy technologies that will boost American competitiveness, bring cutting-edge clean energy solutions to the market, and strengthen economic prosperity. Six regional organizations have received a total of $2 million over three years to host the competitions, including $100,000 in annual prizes for each regional competition’s winning team. For the complete story, read the EERE Blog.