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Nominations open for WiRE Women of Distinction Solar Award 2016


February 4, 2016
By Renée Francoeur


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February 4, 2016 – The WiRE (Women in Renewable Energy) Women of Distinction Awards recognize and celebrate professional women working in the energy sector who go “above and beyond business-as-usual, consistently demonstrate outstanding leadership,” and have contributed significantly to the expansion and improvement of the power sector. WiRE presents three Women of Distinction Awards annually: Wind Power, Solar Power and Woman of the Year.

Nominations for the WiRE Woman of Distinction Award for Solar are now open. The deadline for submissions is April 8, 2016.

The nominee must be a woman working in Canada and “must stand out as a leader who has contributed significantly to the expansion and improvement of the solar field”, WiRE says. This may be demonstrated in areas such as:

• Volunteering
• Leadership
• Policy and advocacy
• Technical advancement / Research and development
• Project development
• Community engagement and increased adoption of renewable energy technologies
• Being a role model contributing to the advancement of women in the sector.

Click HERE to fill out the nomination form.