Solar Head of State Director and Founder James Ellsmoor has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as a member of its 2017 list of 30 Under 30 young professionals working in energy. Previous winners have included Mark Zuckerberg, Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, SNL’s Kate McKinnon, Chance the Rapper and YouTube star Michelle Phan.
Forbes has been compiling this list since 2012. Their 30 Under 30 community is now 4,000 strong the world over, from the U.S. to Europe to Asia. This year the competition was more extreme than ever before: 15,000+ nominations for just 600 spots, 30 of which were awarded in the energy sector.
This award celebrates James' dedication to running Solar Head of State and developing the global political movement behind solar, as well as a mark of recognition of Solar Head of State's continued successes worldwide.