Power Connectors are deeply involved with prize program execution, recruitment, and support. These organizations are contracted yearly to perform a variety of tasks for specific prizes that advance program successes—extending the reach and improving the diversity and inclusivity of the Network overall.
CEIP Power Connectors:
- Clean Energy Business Network is a nationwide network of small business and community leaders, headquartered in Washington DC. Having served as a Power Connector since 2020, CEBN is well-versed in strategies for successfully competing in the American-Made prizes. CEBN can also offer recommendations on other federal funding resources, including areas of overlap and difference with another manufacturing-related prize (MAKE IT). CEBN is primarily concentrating on group events for this prize but can also be reached at for individual support.
- yet2 is an Open Innovation (OI) and Solutions Scouting firm with decades of cumulative experience in identifying solutions across a broad range of technologies. yet2 is primarily concentrating on recruitment and outreach of groups that are not currently in existing NREL networks, as well as supporting teaming and other events. If you’d like support from yet2, please reach out to .
- ADL helps energy & infrastructure companies Assess, Develop and Launch new products, services and startups — and we lead innovation programs sponsored by DOE, NREL, and more. ADL is primarily concentrating on 1-on-1 application support for competitors, as well as expanding the existing American-Made Network through recruitment and networking. If you would like to learn more, please reach out to .
- Entrepreneur Futures Network is a global non-profit dedicated to empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators. We provide training, accelerator and funding development programs powered by 20 years of experience and our global network including over 100 universities.. EFN is an official DOE technical assistance provider and has received funding from the DOE's National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) to provide support to applicants on the Community Energy Innovation prize. For questions, reach out to Cassie Coravos at .