Strata-G, LLC is a team of approximately 200 engineers, scientists, safety professionals, and project managers dedicated to the responsible care of client entrusted resources in the environmental, energy, defense, utilities, and infrastructure sectors.

Ameresco, Inc. is a leading, independent full-service provider of comprehensive energy services including energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades and renewable energy solutions for clients throughout North America. Ameresco helps organizations meet complex energy management challenges with a holistic approach, leveraging, for example, budget neutral solutions like energy savings performance contracts (ESPC). Our scope of services and expertise is broad, and we have unsurpassed experience in utilitizing innovation to add value to our projects. Clean, Green, Sustainable: Ameresco is your trusted sustainability partner!

TREEDC is a statewide network of 92 city and county mayors and businesses working together to create a path to fast-track renewables in Tennessee.

Its mission is to promote and connect renewable energy with economic development and energy efficiency for all Tennessee communities.

The University of Tennessee is comprised of campuses at Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Martin, the Health Science Center at Memphis, and the statewide Institute of Agriculture and Institute for Public Service.

The University of Tennessee System has a presence in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. Through the combined force of its education, research and outreach, the University serves students, business and industry, schools, governments, organizations and citizens throughout the state.

Statewide, the University provides a range of accessible and affordable educational opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as highly regarded professional schools.

Founded in 2011, Silicon Ranch is a fully integrated provider of customized renewable energy, carbon, and battery storage solutions for a diverse set of partners across North America. The company is one of the largest independent power producers in the country, with a portfolio that includes more than five gigawatts of solar and battery storage systems that are contracted, under construction, or operating across the U.S. and Canada. Silicon Ranch owns and operates every project in its portfolio and has maintained an unblemished track record of project execution, having successfully commissioned every project it has contracted in its history. In recognition of its holistic approach to land management, which the company has trademarked Regenerative Energy®, Silicon Ranch was named 2020’s “Most Forward-Thinking” company by Solar Power World. In 2021, Silicon Ranch acquired Clearloop, a carbon solutions platform helping businesses of all sizes reclaim their carbon footprint by supporting the development of new solar projects and expanding access to renewable energy.

At the Baker School, our mission is to educate skilled problem solvers and prepare them to take public leadership roles and help our country solve the biggest challenges of our time. We are the first and only institution of our kind in the State of Tennessee. Our faculty conducts research and works with policymakers to resolve major public policy challenges, and our students have opportunities inside and outside the classroom to build their problem-solving skills so they are ready to build meaningful careers in public service.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the largest science and energy national laboratory in the Department of Energy system. ORNL’s scientific programs focus on materials, neutron science, energy, high-performance computing, systems biology and national security.