MIT Clean Energy Prize 2011


Submission deadline


Competition Organizer

MIT Clean Energy Prize

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • Technology - Green
Who's Eligible
The entry must involve a technology, product, service or process that belongs to a category (Energy Efficiency & Infrastructure, Renewables, Non-Renewables, Transportation, Deployment) in the 2011 MIT Clean Energy Prize. A team must be comprised of at least two individuals, at least one of whom is a registered student at a U.S. university.
Important Dates

1st round of submissions are due on February 25, 2011. Full business plans are due on April 22, 2011 (but must enter 1st round on 25 Feb to be considered).  The category finals will take place on May 3, 2011.  The grand prize ceremony will take place on May 9, 2011.

Competition Prizes

$200,000 Grand Prize. Five category winners will also each receive $15,000.

Other Info

The MIT Clean Energy Prize is an educational platform for innovation, entrepreneurship and new venture creation in the clean energy space. It is co-sponsored by NSTAR and the U.S. Department of Energy.