Nuclear Energy Leaders


E4 Carolinas’ Nuclear Energy Leaders Program is recognized by Carolina energy companies and organizations as a premier nuclear energy leadership credential. E4 Carolinas guides participants in mastering personal energy industry leadership skills. Graduates become members of the 350 strong Carolina Leadership Energy Alumni Network and remain connected with alumni throughout their careers.

Requirements – Applicants are recognized by their company or organization as a rising leader. They have a passion for the energy industry with a strong desire to grow their knowledge and Carolina energy network. Class size may be limited to 30 participants.

Cost – Employees of E4 Carolinas member companies pay $3,600/person/year. Others pay $4,600/person/year. Meeting travel and lodging costs are the responsibility of the participant.

The Rising Leader will:

  • Build knowledge of nuclear power research, innovation, technology, planning, production, transmission, distribution and regulation.
  • Complete a leadership pattern assessment early in the year and with this learn about their leadership archetype, how to manage it and how to produce valuable results from their interactions, developing robust leadership and communication skill.
  • Establish an extensive network of Energy Professionals through which they may create value for their company or organization.


  • One orientation day and four multi-day events (Tuesday – Wednesday)
  • Programs occur in Charlotte Kick-Off, Columbia, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Aiken. Dates subject to change.
  • Leadership learning throughout the program.
  • Plant and construction site tours and briefings from companies such as Siemens, SCANA, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas, EPRI, McDermott and more. Presentations from industry leaders feature topics on Natural gas, nuclear, coal, hydro, solar, wind, bio-mass, distributed generation and more.

Program Alumni Say


“The E4 Carolinas program was transformational, providing a leadership development experience, rather than leadership training. It focused on people and behavior, plus provided learning across the industry”.


 “My company leadership learning was complimented by the E4 Carolinas’ program which held me accountable for my leadership development objectives and provided me unique energy industry insight”.


“I grew tremendously with this unique program. Future participants should expect a chance for serious development, and expanded knowledge and networks at a crucial time in the Energy


To enroll in the 2020 Nuclear Energy Leaders program please complete this NEL Enrollment Package and submit it to by December 20, 2019  to guarantee your place in the 2020 class.

Once accepted in the 2020 NEL program, you may click on the “apply now” button below to join the NEL Network which is the means by which you will receive all NEL program meeting notices and information.

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