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Placing Emphasis on Education and Future Expertise

Franklin Energy takes pride in hiring and training our experts because these are the people that provide the value and expertise to our clients.  Along with hiring top quality employees, we need to nurture and develop our collective skills.  That includes professional development, industry training, e-learning and meeting one-on-one to discuss personal career goals. As we grow, we also have to look towards developing future talent in our industry.

The What: Scholarship We are excited to announce our new scholarship program, Energy Efficiency Experts of Tomorrow. This scholarship is designed to aid enrolled post-secondary junior and senior students with a declared major in engineering or environmental sciences. Each year we will award four recipients $5,000 through a non-biased application process and third-party panel. 

The Why: Future Expertise Energy Efficiency Experts of Tomorrow was created not just to alleviate the financial weight of higher education, but also to keep students motivated and give them a little extra momentum into the workforce. We place emphasis on continued learning for continued leadership, whether it’s mentoring our current personnel or supporting future professionals. Just as its namesake, these students are our industry’s experts of tomorrow.

The How: Apply Online Full entry criteria and application details are available via www.scholarsapply.org/franklinenergy. I encourage you to spread the word and keep it in mind each year for budding engineering and environmental science scholars you may know.

Paul Schueller
Written by Paul Schueller

Chief Executive Officer
Paul Schueller, founder and CEO of Franklin Energy, is a passionate believer in the importance of sustainability and grid optimization. From his first post-college job at a utility to running two successful consulting firms, Paul has spent over three decades in the demand-side management industry. Since its inception in 1994, he has led Franklin Energy to focus on their utility clients’ needs for program delivery, customer engagement, and efficient grid and system operation. He also advocates for meetings clients’ needs with flexibility that utilizes a diverse workforce and creative culture. This has spurred consistent growth evident in the company’s current staff of over 1,300 people in over 60 offices across the United States and Canada.

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