Clean Energy Events

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Sep 26
Emerging Trends Series: The Road to Our Clean Transportation Future

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

After immense success reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the electric sector across the Northeast, public and private sector leaders are increasingly focusing on the transportation sector. Fueling the transportation system with clean energy presents opportunities to spur economic development, reduce greenhouse gas emissions reductions and save consumers billions of dollars in energy costs.

Sep 26
WELL AP Exam Prep Course

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

The WELL Building Standard is commanding the attention of property owners throughout the Massachusetts market area. The USGBC Massachusetts Chapter invites any professional who is interested in taking the WELL AP exam to join them for an in-depth professional exam preparation course. For more information, click here

Sep 27
Panel Discussion: Women's Career Development Leadership Roles

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Westwood, MA

Please join The Society for Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP) for networking and a panel discussion. Panelists include Kathleen Campbell, President of CDW Consultants; Alison Field-Juma, Executive Director at OARS; Catherine Finneran, Director of Environmental Affairs at Eversource; and Michelle O'Brien, Partner at Pierce Atwood LLP. A light dinner will be served For more information, click here

Sep 28
WPI Energy Symposium: Engineering Impacts from Energy Policy

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Worcester, MA

Attend the WPI Energy Symposium to learn about current technical and policy concerns and opportunities, meet influential individuals in the industry, and learn how your colleagues are dealing with the energy challenges facing our nation.  For more information, click here

Sep 28
Introduction to the Living Building Challenge

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston, MA

Join USGBC Massachusetts Chapter 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. They will be briefly covering projects in the Commonwealth and will have mediated discussion after the comprehensive presentation. For more information, click here

Sep 28
Climate Heroes: Amazing Stories of People Making a Difference

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) for a luncheon presentation. Featured speakers will include:   Bill Ravanesi- Senior Director of Health Care Green Buildings & Energy, HCWH; Boston Green Ribbon Commission, Co-Coordinator Health Care Working Group Geoff Chapin- Founding Investor Phoenix Revolution Inc.  Heather Henriksen- Director, Harvard Office of Sustainability For more information, click here

Sep 29
3rd Annual Northeastern University Energy Conference 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join the Energy Systems Society of Northeastern for "Facets of a Bright Energy Future: A 360° Perspective". Panel topics will include: Energy Resources: Integration of Renewable Energy into the Current Market; Microgrids and Energy Storage; Adapting Energy Infrastructure to Climate Change; Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Energy; High Performance and Sustainablility in the Built Environment; & Energy Trading.  For more information, click here

Sep 29
Student Clean Energy Symposium 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM - Worcester , MA

Join MassCEC and WPI at a free event for Massachusetts college students. Attend panel discussions to find out how to plug into a new career path in clean energy innovation; topics include solar photovoltaic, water innovation, and energy storage. Additionally, there will be an internship fair with over 20 clean energy employers where students can make connections and apply for a spring or summer internship in 2018! For more information, click here

Oct 02
17th Annual Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo

Monday, October 02, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, October 03, 2017 (All day) - Burlington, VT

For more than a decade, the Renewable Energy Vermont Conference has been the leading event for the renewable energy sectors in Northern New England. Organized by the non-profit trade association, Renewable Energy Vermont, this annual forum brings together business leaders, system operators, architects, builders, manufacturers, engineers, scientists, policy makers, and regulators. For more information, click here

Oct 02
AltWheels Fleet Day

Monday, October 02, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM - Norwood, MA

AltWheels Fleet Day is the largest meeting of corporate and municipal Fleet Managers on the East Coast. Come see and hear the latest in fleet transportation technologies, alternative fuels and fleet management practices at our 12th annual Fleet Day event. For more information, click here

Oct 05
Energy Efficiency Day

Thursday, October 05, 2017 (All day)

Energy Efficiency Day is a collaborative effort between regional and national organizations, business, utilities, and individuals working to promote energy efficiency: the cheapest, quickest way to meet our energy needs, cut consumer bills and reduce pollution. This day's goals are to: raise awareness of the energy issues we all face and what we can do to fix them; help individuals and businesses save money through education on efficiency techniques; unite people who are passionate about cutting energy waste and conserving resources. 

Oct 05
Massachusetts Green Careers Conference

Thursday, October 05, 2017 (All day) - Westborough, MA

Delve into clean energy, environmental sustainability, and career development for a day! Enjoy cross-sector dialogues with stakeholders from government, business, education, and nonprofits, and career-ready candidates.Topics will include Sustainability & Careers, Clean Energy & Government, and Environmental Sustainability followed by an employer panel and networking opportuinites. Located at MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, which helps to support wildlife and healthy ecosystems in Massachusetts.

Oct 05
Cleantech Open Northeast Regional Finals

Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 10:00 AM to Friday, October 06, 2017 - 9:00 PM - New York, NY

The 2017 Cleantech Open Accelerator culminates at Regional Finals where teams have the opportunity to meet with investors and take part in the competition portion of the program. All teams will partake in private pitching sessions with our expert judges. The top 8 teams selected will give public pitches on Friday evening. Four teams will be awarded cash, in-kind services, and an invitation to take part in Cleantech Open's Global Forum. For more information, click here

Oct 06
TiE StartupCON 2017

Friday, October 06, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

As the largest startup conference in New England, TiE StartupCON brings together innovators, business leaders, and funders to celebrate accomplishments in our ecosystem, learn about emerging opportunities and tools for entrepreneurs, and connect with each other. The 2017 conference will feature three tracks, covering areas in AI, Robotics, Big Data, IoT, FinTech, Cleantech, Future Design, Funding and more. For more information, click here.     

Oct 06
New England Restructuring Roundtable

Friday, October 06, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Boston, MA

Topic: Large Transmission-Based (MA 83D) RFP Project Proposals; & New England's Clean Energy Strategies in the Shadow of Federal U-Turns  Born out of electric industry restructuring, the Restructuring Roundtable from Raab Associates has been meeting five to six times per year since 1995 to discuss current topics related to revolutionary changes in the electric power industry in Massachusetts and throughout New England. Attendance at the Roundtable meetings averages over 200, with attendees representing a broad cross-section of regional stakeholders.

Oct 11
MAPC's 2017 Clean Energy Forum: Planning for Net Zero

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join the Metropolitan Area Planning Council to learn how your community can do its part. The Forum is a part of MAPC's Zero to 101 Series: Bringing Net Zero to 101 Cities and Towns and Beyond. The Forum will focus on approaches to planning for net zero and tools to help municipalities set and achieve ambitious climate goals. Full agenda details will be announced in September. Light breakfast and beverages will be served. For more information, click here

Oct 12
BuildingEnergy NYC

Thursday, October 12, 2017 (All day) - New York, NY

Attend NYC's premier event for professionals and practitioners working to build a more sustainable world. BuildingEnergy brings more than 600 industry leaders and emerging professionals together to learn from and network with each other. This year's event, chaired by Eric Davis of Con Edison and Ryan Cassidy of RBSCC, will be attended by dozens of professions and industries including architecture, engineering, building, design, consulting, policy, finance, auditing, installation, construction, and education, among others.

Oct 13
MIT Energy Night 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

Join MIT Energy Club for its 11th Energy Night. This event will showcase the most exciting energy research, education, and entrepreneurship at MIT. This year's event will showcase a myriad of interactive poster presentations from every energy affiliated department at MIT as well as early stage start-ups based on MIT technologies including a demo presentation by MIT’s award-winning Hyperloop Team.  For more information, click here

Oct 15
Sustainable House of Worship Workshop

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM - Longmeadow, MA

Leading by example can be a powerful part of our moral responsibility to care for creation. By reducing the carbon footprints at our houses of worship we also lower energy bills and free up funds needed for other important purposes. All faiths welcome! Participants will learn what to do about:

Oct 17
EDC/UMass Conference "Innovations and Opportunities in Green Technologies"

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Amherst, MA

Green technology sectors offer business and employment opportunities stemming from clean energy, climate change mitigations, water innovation, and green building technologies. Join UMass Amherst and Western Mass EDC for an event on innovations in new sectors, their potential for growth, and how Western Mass and UMass Amherst are taking a lead in green tech developments. Network and make connections between UMass Amherst, other colleges, business and students.

Oct 17
Special Event: DC, Massachusetts, and the Future of a Clean Energy Economy

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Boston, MA

Please join the The Alliance for Business Leadership and UMass Boston for a conversation about what the federal government's current approach to policies related to clean energy and the environment will have on the Massachusetts clean energy economy. Moderated by Heather Goldstone, science correspondent for WCAI and WGBH Radio, with David Cash, Dean of UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School, Ruben Mencos, Founder and CEO of Proper Pipe, U.S.A., and Dr. Emily Reichert, CEO of Greentown Labs.

Oct 18
Energy Innovation Forum

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM - Lowell, MA

The Energy Innovation Forum will bring together experts in the emerging energy markets, with an interest in the real-world application of innovative technologies. The forum will host startups, innovators, university researchers, investors, and industry leaders. The event will include rapid fire presentations, a keynote address, expert panels and plenty of time for networking. Join to connect with academic and industry partners, while showcasing your idea or company!

Oct 19
North Shore InnoVentures Open House Party

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Beverly, MA

Attend an open house from North Shore Innoventures, a non-profit technology incubator helping early-stage biotech and cleantech companies increase their probability of success. Network and see their new facility! For more information, click here

Oct 19
Local Emerging Market Series: Transitioning to a Zero Waste Economy

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

The circular economy is an emerging economic model that promotes innovation and creative business models for advancing zero waste practices and products. Join Climate Action Business Association and Save That Stuff for a panel discussion about emerging drivers and opportunities for entrepreneurs working to make wealth from waste. Hear from the panelists about their successes, challenges, and future business opportunities in the circular economy.

Oct 21
14th Annual HBS Energy Symposium

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Boston, MA

Energy Symposium 2017: Exploring New Horizons convenes utilities, startups, executives innovating in the energy ecosystem, and academics at Harvard Business School to identify the key trends that are shaping the industry now and will continue to do so over the next ten years. For more information, click here

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 23
MIT Water Innovation Prize - Kickoff Dinner

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge , MA

Come to learn more about water innovation, pitch your own idea, or network to find teammates. Hear from speakers across sectors about the world’s water challenges and new innovations to address them. Individuals or teams are also invited to pitch an idea (3-5 min)- anything water-related is welcome. For more information, click here

Oct 24
AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2017 Conference

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (All day) - New York, NY

AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference program has cultivated a dedicated and thriving global community of top developers and experts, making it the largest and most successful gathering of offshore wind energy professionals in the United States. Join AWEA in New York City for a timely and relevant educational program, top notch networking, and hear exciting updates directly from developers working on the new 90MW wind farm off the coast of New York!

Oct 25
MAPC Drive Electric

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Quincy, MA

Drive the future at a free electric vehicle test drive event from Mass Drive Clean, sponsored by MassDEP and the National Grid and supported by Plug In America and MassEEA. For more information, click here

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.

Nov 02
Science Club for Girls 10th Annual Catalyst Awards

Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

2017 marks the 10th Annual Catalyst Awards, a celebration of Science Club for Girls’ 23 years of pioneering work promoting STEM outreach and enrichment for girls. Catalyst is an evening of conversation, connections, and joyful celebration of the women who inspire and empower– living examples of the values that spark more girls every year to discover a true love of STEM. For more information, click here

Nov 03
MIT Energy Hackathon

Friday, November 03, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, November 05, 2017 (All day) - Cambridge, MA

Now in its 3rd year, the MIT Energy Hackathon brings opportunities for learning, problem solving, and networking to the forefront as teams develop rapid, innovative solutions to the problems in energy that our society faces today. After two days of teams competing to develop novel solutions for specific, energy and environmentally-minded challenges, an awards reception will be held, and the winning teams will receive prizes and recognition from the Hackathon's sponsors. For more information, click here

Nov 06
Microgrid Conference 2017

Monday, November 06, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, November 08, 2017 (All day) - Boston, MA

Attend the defining microgrid event of the year. This conference will feature prominent industry and policy speakers, regulators and government agencies, lively panel discussions, technical sessions, vendor booths, tours of Boston-area microgrids and extensive networking opportunities.

Nov 06
MIT Water Summit 2017: Water-Food Nexus

Monday, November 06, 2017 - 8:00 AM to Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 4:00 PM - Cambridge, MA

As populations continue to grow and demand for food rises, the role of water in meeting future food needs will become increasingly critical. This year’s MIT Water Summit will focus on issues at the heart of the food-water nexus, reflecting on the role of water in food production – both in agriculture and aquaculture – and the innovation, policy, and technologies required to support healthy and sustainable communities. Featuring keynote speakers Rajiv Singh (CEO of Rabobank North America) and Dr. Christopher Briggs (Executive Director of Water Footprint Network).

Nov 08
Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 (All day) to Friday, November 10, 2017 (All day) - Boston, MA

Attend the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Greenbuild features several days of inspiring speakers, industry showcases, specialty workshops, tours of the host city’s green buildings and invaluable networking opportunities. Attendees include industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work. For more information, click here

Nov 08
NEWIEE Fall Fête

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston, MA

Join New England Women in Energy and the Environment after their annual meeting for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and great conversation!  For more information, click here

Dec 05
NEWIN - 2017 Innovator & Innovation Award and Gala

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston, MA

Join NEWIN members, VIPs and guests to celebrate the hard-work and success of all the players in the regions Water-Innovation Ecosystem. Your hard-work, cooperation and collaboration is the critical component to the growth and impact of the regions water-cluster. Please join NEWIN for an evening of camaraderie, social and business networking. For more information, click here

Aug 20
7th International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy

Monday, August 20, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (All day) - Quebec City, QC

This will be a global gathering of industry and academia leaders in clean energy.  For more information, click here