Back to Fellows Map

Marlene Plua • Lago Vista, TX

Clean Energy Education Program

Project Description

Creation of a bilingual clean energy curriculum to educate Rio Grande Valley small business owners and community health workers on the impacts of fossil fuel and the benefits of renewable energy and to increase community engagement and business support across the border region.

Project Goals

The project goal is to pilot a clean energy promotora program focused on training promotoras to deliver and expand education and outreach across the Rio Grande Valley on the impacts of fossil fuels and their contribution to systematic racism, as well as the benefits of renewable energy to community groups and small business owners.

If you are interested in contacting this Fellow, please email Gail Parson, Director of Membership & Engagement, at

Back to Fellows Map

Take Action - Sign Up for Email Updates

Press Releases - Our Latest Press Releases


Report: Energy efficiency remains energy industry’s largest workforce, employing 2.2 million Americans

New analysis unveils state and county level employment data; 99 percent of U.S. counties are home to energy efficiency workers WASHINGTON — Nearly 2.2 million Americans now work in energy efficiency —more than any other sector of the U.S. energy industry, ...



E2: Over 125 Business Leaders Call on Mayor Lightfoot to Act on Building Decarbonization

Over 125 business leaders call on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to act on electrifying and decarbonizing Chicago’s buildings, in a letter to be delivered to the Mayor this afternoon by business groups E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and Illinois Green Alliance. E2 ...



E2: USPS Finally Delivers on Clean Vehicles

WASHINGTON – In a welcome about-face, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced that it plans to significantly increase its purchases of electric delivery vehicles and move towards creating one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the nation. Boosted by...


Donate Today