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$100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge

Open to faculty and students from universities throughout the southeastern United States

The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge is a new business plan competition encouraging students from all universities in the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies.

We are now accepting applicants! To enter the competition, submit an executive summary and video pitch by March 23, 2012. Finals will be held at the University of Maryland on April 25, 2012.

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The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, supported by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), invites business plans with commercialization potential in the clean energy space, including projects related to renewable energy, energy efficiency improvements and advanced fuels/vehicles.

The competition is open to graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled in accredited colleges or universities in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia.

The winner of the competition will receive a $100,000 prize and compete in the DOE National Clean Energy Business Plan Finals in Washington, D.C., in summer 2012.

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