Clean Energy Leadership Institute

Building a community of next generation leaders to advance innovative clean energy solutions

Register Today for CELI's emPOWER Conference

 Join us October 24-25th in Washington, DC for the first conference dedicated to young professionals driving change in the clean energy sector!  Register here today!

Fall 2018 Applications are Now Closed

Applications for CELI’s Fall 2018 Fellowship Programs closed on July 15, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT. We will be reviewing applications consistent with the timeline provided in our FAQ page. For any questions, please email


Five Years of CELI!

2018 marks an important milestone for the Clean Energy Leadership Institute: We are celebrating FIVE years of training diverse young professionals seeking leadership roles in the clean energy field! This year, we’re offering a series of comprehensive sponsorship packages across CELI’s programs to reflect our five-year anniversary. Learn more by visiting our sponsorship page.


About Us

The Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young professionals for careers in clean energy. We aim to build a clean energy future powered by diverse, effective, and innovative leaders.


Our Fellows

CELI Fellows are diverse young professionals who exhibit strong leadership potential and are committed to advancing the clean energy economy. CELI Fellows are passionate about the future of clean energy and believe in the value of a strong community.


CELI Fellowship Program

Applications for Fall 2018 are now closed. CELI offers in-person fellowship programs for young professionals in Washington D.C. and San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, please click here.

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The CELI experience has not only helped me broaden my understanding of the clean energy space, more important it has allowed me to see a bright future of our industry. This program has introduced me to a diverse group of individuals who are committed to tackling the largest challenges of our generation.

Gerard Neely - Spring 2015 Fellow

Manager, Maryland Commercial PACE, PACE Financial Servicing