At the National Membership Meeting of the Clean Energy States Alliance in Boston, MA on September 17th and 18th, former CESA Board Chairman Peter West was honored for his years of service to the Board and the CESA organization. Peter, the director of energy programs for Energy Trust of Oregon, was presented with the first “Clean Energy Champion” award “In recognition of his transformative leadership that advanced clean energy solutions throughout the United States during his many years of service on the Clean Energy States Alliance Board of Directors.” We at CESA are grateful for all of Peter’s contributions to CESA, going back to the organization’s founding in 2003.