As part of the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) program, run by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), SilaKiliccote, leader of the Grid Integration Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, was recognized for her accomplishments in the area of research leadership at the annual C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium on Wednesday, September 17th.
One of eight mid-career women recognized by the C3E program, Kiliccote was selected from a nationwide pool of nominations and chosen by distinguished energy experts who are part of the C3E Ambassadors program. Along with the recognition, she will receive a $8,000cash prize from MITEI for her clean energy work.
Other award categories included: Advocacy, Business, Education, Entrepreneurial, Government, International, and Law & Finance Leadership. Additionally, the Ambassadors nominated and chose Susan Tierney, a senior advisor at the Analysis Group and formally an assistant secretary at DOE, to be the C3E Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
The U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program is an effort to advance the careers and leadership of professional women in the field of clean energy. The program is part of the international C3E Initiative within the 23-government Clean Energy Ministerial framework.