Clean Energy Events

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Jun 28
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

This is a fast-paced class for real estate professionals, architects, engineers, students and anyone else interested in green building practices and LEED. The majority of attendees have little previous knowledge of the LEED rating system, green building operations and green building construction.

Jun 28
New England Research Forum

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 9:45 AM - Worcester

This conference hosted by WPI Energy Research Group will bring together the area’s top researchers to share and discuss the latest energy-related advances in chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering. Focus areas: electrochemical energy solar energy clean fuels biofuels Keynote speakers:

Jun 28
MAPC Webinar on Implementing Low-Income Community Shared Solar in Your Community

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join MAPC's webinar, Increasing Access Part II: Implementing Low-Income Community Shared Solar in Your Community. This webinar will feature two non-profit models for low- to moderate-income community shared solar that municipalities in the MAPC region and across Massachusetts can implement to spread the benefits of solar throughout their communities. Webinar attendees will hear from: 

Jun 28
MassChallenge Startup Showcase 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

Ready to meet the highest-impact, most disruptive businesses in the world? Don't miss Startup Showcase 2017! #MCShowcase17 The MassChallenge Startup Showcase features the 128 highest-impact startup companies participating in the MassChallenge Boston accelerator. It is the first major opportunity for the startup community to meet the 2017 MassChallenge finalist startups and experience their new developments in an open-floor exposition.

Jun 30
EBC Energy Resources Program: MassDPU Initiatives, Innovation and Reliability

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

The EBC Energy Resources Committee welcomes Angela M. O’Connor, Chairman of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. The DPU is responsible for oversight of investor-owned electric power, natural gas and water utilities in the Commonwealth; developing alternatives to traditional regulation, monitoring service quality; regulating safety in the transportation and gas pipeline areas; and for certain aspects associated with the siting of energy facilities.

Jul 04
Drawing Party: Find Out Who Will Win a Tesla

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston, MA

Join Climate XChange for a summer barbecue and raffle  as it draws the six lucky winners of its Carbon Pricing Awareness Tesla Raffle. One lucky person will walk away with the funds for a brand new built-to-order Tesla - a $160,000 value.

Jul 10
RGBC Meeting with Guest Speaker Eric Wilkinson

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston

The Residential Green Building Committee is focused on improving the housing stock of the Commonwealth by championing green building practices in our communities. Join USGBC on the second Monday of each month to be a part of the movement. Guest Speaker Eric Wilkinson - Director of Energy and Climate Policy at ELM - will join us to discuss "The Point of Sale Home Energy Score Bill." Residential Green Building Committee

Jul 11
Mingle at Market

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

Come celebrate the brainpower of women! IEE PES Women in Power will be chatting, making new connections, and toasting to its efforts in its ever-growing fields. Meet at Market Lounge in Boston for a few hours after work. Network, grab some snacks, chat, and play energy industry trivia! Prizes awarded to the winning team! See you soon!  All are welcome! (Note, this is a 21+ event, food/drinks are not included in RSVP.) For more information, click here.

Jul 11
Women Shaping the Agenda: New England's Energy Mix and Environmental Future

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Kingston, RI

NEWIEE is proud to host the third annual event in the Women Shaping the Agenda in Energy and the Environment panel series.  The panel discussion will be moderated by Judy Chang, NEWIEE Founding Board Member, and the panelists include:

Jul 12
Joint Creating Resilient Infrastructure & Watersheds Conference & Exhibit

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Lowell, MA

The NEWEA Watershed Management Committee, the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), the New England Chapter of the American Public Works Association (NE APWA) and New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) are pleased to announce a Joint Conference & Exhibit in Lowell, Massachusetts. The conference will be of interest to municipalities, utilities, watershed associations, state agencies and others that are responsible for transportation, water, sewer, stormwater and other infrastructure as our climate changes and sea levels rise.

Jul 12
Get Smaaht: Grid Modernization in Mass

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston

Join USGBC for a trip into the future. Learn about the electric grid that we see today and opportunities for investment on both the wires’ side and buildings’ side. Where is development is needed, planned, and in process? How do grid modernization technologies stack up against each other? How do smart buildings (green buildings) fit into the grid of the future and what opportunities might there be with time of use metering, energy storage financing, and data management?

Jul 13
USGBC Advocacy Roundtable

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Boston

Legislation and policy drives our industry, but who drives changes in legislation and law? Join USGBC's Advocacy committee as they interpret, suggest updates to, and advocate for advances in laws and policy related to green buildings. All are welcome to join in this high level discussion.   General Questions: How can this committee reach out and build value for practitioners and the larger community? How can it accommodate both detailed issue-based discussions as well as more inviting, general discussions for new members?

Jul 18
WELL AP Exam Prep Course

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

If you are interested in taking a comprehensive day-long class of the WELL Building Standard, sign up now. You can be a part of the earliest wave of WELL Accredited Professionals in Massachusetts. USGBC welcomes professionals from all sectors of the building industry: owners, operators, designers, engineers, builders and occupants interested in mastering and practicing the new standard. For more information, click here.

Jul 19
Introduction to PACE

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston, MA

Come for an introductory session of one of the USGBC MA's highest advocacy campaigns - promoting PACE. The property-assessed clean energy (PACE) model is an innovative mechanism for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on private property. PACE programs allow local governments, state governments, or other inter-jurisdictional authorities, when authorized by state law, to fund the up-front cost of energy improvements on commercial and residential properties, which are paid back over time by the property owners.

Jul 20
Using Eye-Tracking and Heat Maps to Make Better Buildings

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston, MA

Science is progressing to the point that we no longer have to rely on our naked eye to 'see' how a building impacts us and the environment. There are tools that we use to measure performance, but sometimes seeing the impact of a building speaks more than numbers. Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people's physical and behavioral characteristics. Why not apply this same logic to a building? By using biometric tools such as eye-tracking software and heat maps, we can 'see' the effects of a building.

Jul 20
Local Emerging Market Series: Energy Storage

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston

How do we make our communities more resilient? Technologies like energy storage, renewable energy, and microgrids can not only provide critical power to essential facilities during power outages, but they can provide economic and community benefits year round.

Jul 23
Mass Energy’s 7th Annual Clean Energy Festival

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Charlemont, MA

Join Mass Energy at its 7th Annual Clean Energy Festival! It will be celebrating the wind turbine (and solar field!) at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont, MA, learning why Berkshire East made a commitment to clean energy, and learning how it and the surrounding community have benefited from the turbine and solar panels. Guests will also get the chance to see an electric vehicle showcase, go zip-lining (at a discount), or plan other mountain top adventures at Berkshire East! Lunch will be provided, and children and families are welcome.

Jul 26
EBC Solid Waste Management Program: The State of Organic Waste Management in Massachusetts

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Westborough, MA

Organic waste, which makes up approximately thirty five percent of the total waste stream in Massachusetts, can be broken down to recover useful elements through natural and mechanical processes. In order to eliminate this organics waste stream from going to landfills and energy from waste facilities, in 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection implemented a statewide Organic Waste Ban.

Jul 26
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

The LEED Exam Prep Course is a comprehensive course which will prepare attendees for the Green Associate and other specialty exams. The day long curriculum is designed to cover the segments of the Green Associate Exam and to lightly cover the AP specialty exams. If you have specific questions regarding a specialty exam, feel free to bring these questions to class and have the instructor cover these identified areas. For more information, click here.

Jul 27
NECEC’s Emerging Trends Series: State & Federal Perspectives on Energy Storage

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is slated to release their 2020 storage procurement targets by mid-Summer. The State of Charge report put forth a suite of policy recommendations designed to achieve 600 MW of storage by 2025. Setting an ambitious storage target will confirm the message of the report that Massachusetts is open for storage businesses.

Jul 27
Introduction to the Living Building Challenge

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston

Join USGBC for an introductory session on the newest and most rigorous standard in high performance buildings today. If you are new to the standard or have a few unanswered questions come visit this session. USGBC will be breifly covering projects in the Commonwealth and will have mediated discussion after the comprehensive presentation. This will be presented by Jim Newman of Linnean Solutions and Aminah McNulty of BR+R. For more information, click here.  

Aug 31
Minute to Pitch It 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Boston, MA

After months of perfecting their pitches, can the highest-impact startups pitch their purpose in just a minute? Join MassChallenge for #Min2Pitch17! Minute to Pitch It is a fun and rowdy pitch competition featuring MassChallenge Finalists. Which startup will be deemed worthy of the title of "MC Pitch Champion?" It's up to you!

Oct 22
Renewable Energy Markets (REM) Conference 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 5:00 PM to Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM - NY, NY

For more than two decades, the annual Renewable Energy Markets (REM) conference has been the leading forum for the clean energy marketplace. Attracting participants from around the globe who share an interest in and commitment to promoting clean energy, REM remains the only conference of its kind focusing on national and international markets for renewable energy. Organized by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions and co-sponsored by the U.S.

Oct 26
NECEC's 10th Annual Green Tie Gala

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Boston

Celebrate a decade of NECEC at the premier clean energy event in the Northeast on October 26, 2017 at the Boston Park Plaza. Tickets go on sale in mid-June. For information on how to raise your profile as a sponsor of the Green Tie Gala, contact NECEC Senior Director of Communications and Public Relations Kate Plourd Johnson.