News Release: NREL Seeks Applications for 2022 Executive Energy Leadership Program

Dec. 16, 2021 | Contact media relations

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking applicants for its 2022 Executive Energy Leadership Program—otherwise known as Energy Execs.

Energy Execs provides industry and community leaders an opportunity to learn about the latest advanced energy technologies, which will help guide their organizations in future energy-related decisions and planning.

Leaders from the private sector, communities, nonprofits, and government are eligible to participate in four multiday sessions from June through September. Acceptance into the program requires travel to the NREL campus in Golden, Colorado, on the following 2022 dates: June 22–24, July 20–22, Aug. 17–19, Sept.14–16 (local COVID-19 restrictions permitting).

Program specifics include:

  • Discussions and presentations by world-renowned researchers and engineers
  • Tours of state-of-the-art research laboratories
  • Visits to renewable energy installations
  • A project due at the end of the program to demonstrate how applicants will apply what they have learned.

Energy Execs was founded in 2007, and 20 participants are selected each year from a competitive pool of national candidates.

The application deadline is January 14, 2022. To apply online, visit the Energy Execs Program website. For more information, email Tim Miller at tim.miller@nrel.gov.

NREL is the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. NREL is operated for the Energy Department by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.