Get ready to power up the future of business and energy.
Applications for the Clean Energy Challenges are now being accepted. Winners will receive up to $100,000 in cash prizes provided by the Department of Energy, plus select business services. This exciting new opportunity is looking for Illinois entrepreneurs' tranformative business ideas in:
* Renewable energy
* Next generation transportation
* Smart grid
* Advanced batteries
* Green buildings
* Carbon abatement
* Water conservation and contaminant mitigation
* Energy information systems
* Energy efficiency
* Alternative fuels
The application deadline is December 3rd, 2010. Finalists will compete for the grand prize on March 3rd, 2011.
For information on eligibility and submission details go to: