ASES honors persons making significant contributions to the field of solar and renewable energy and to the Society each year. Award winners are recognized at SOLAR 2013. ASES offers six separate awards as well as an opportunity to become a fellow. Read below to learn about the ASES Fellows and the six awards. Previous award winners are listed under the links. Anyone wishing to submit a nomination for any of the awards listed can find more detailed descriptions of the awards and nomination forms by clicking the award links or by contacting Nicole at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FELLOWS Any member of ASES who has been a member for at least ten consecutive years and has served with distinction in the advancement of solar energy utilization by way of research, education, public service, and/or service to ASES, is eligible for nomination to the grade of Fellow of ASES.
CHARLES GREELEY ABBOT AWARD The winner will have made a significant contribution to the American Solar Energy Society or to the field of solar energy. No geographical limitations are imposed and the winner need not be a member of the society.
PASSIVE PIONEER AWARD Honors pioneers in the passive solar design field who have set the stage for others to follow. Honorees are men and women who developed the theories, early research efforts, new concepts, and opportunities for later researchers to develop. Their foresight, innovative thinking, and creativity opened the doors for others.
REBECCA VORIES AWARD This award recognizes special contributions to the American Solar Energy Society. It honors those whose volunteer efforts on behalf of the society have significantly advanced ASES’s ability to meet its mission.
JOHN AND BARBARA YELLOTT AWARD The recipient of this award/scholarship must be a graduate student concentrating his or her program in the field of solar energy, and be a current member of the American Solar Energy Society. The student’s graduate program should emphasize solar and the application must include an explanation of how the award might be used to further the applicant’s education in the field.
HOYT CLARKE HOTTEL AWARD The recipient needs to have made a significant contribution to solar technology in any area. No geographical limitations are imposed and the recipient need not be a member of the Society.
WOMEN IN SOLAR ENERGY (WISE) Award The recipient is recognized as making a significant contribution to the acceptance and advancement of women in the field of solar energy development or deployment.