2016-ellsmoorSeven months after he graduated, James Ellsmoor has landed on Forbes 30 Under 30 list for energy.

Ellsmoor is the co-founder and director of Solar Head of State. The nonprofit offers countries solar systems for their executive residences. It strives to inspire the widespread adoption of solar power by helping world leaders and their governments set positive examples.

Forbes‘ says it “scoured the country” looking for young leaders having a significant impact on energy issues. A panel of judges headlined by oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens voted on who made the final list.