A $5 million prize for the community
that leads the way in energy efficiency

 
It ALL STARTS WITH
COMMUNITY

 

 

 
 
ONE.
 

 
THE  MISSION

 

Tap the imagination, creativity, and spirit of
competition among communities across the country
to save energy and win a multimillion dollar prize.

 

 
 
TWO.
 

 
THE  PRIZE

Cities and counties in the U.S. with a population
from 5,000 to 250,000 are eligible. Judging will be based on reductions in energy use, innovation of approach, quality of community outreach, sustainability, and replicability..

 
 
THREE.
 

 

 
THE  OBJECTIVE
 

  • Foster innovative approaches to energy efficiency
  • Educate the public and engage students in energy issues
  • Grow markets for products & services that facilitate energy efficiency

 
 
FOUR.
 

 
THE  TEAM

As one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, Georgetown University sits at the nexus of science, policy, and innovation. With its long-heralded commitment to sustainability and together with the support of the nation’s leading experts on efficiency and prize design, Georgetown is helping communities lead the way.

 

 

AND IT ENDS WITH
INNOVATION

 

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Announcing Quarterfinalist Communities

 

The Georgetown University Energy Prize is proud to announce the 52 communities who have been selected to advance to the Quarterfinal round of competition.

To learn more, read the Press Release, or visit the Competitors page.