Powering A Nation, based in Chapel Hill, N.C., is a student-led news team in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina. Their mission is to investigate the political, economic and scientific tensions behind U.S. energy through advanced reporting  and to engage citizens and inspire informed decision-making. In past years, the team has been honored with several prestigious awards including World Press Photo, Grantham Prize for Environmental Journalism and South by Southwest Interactive Awards.