Clean Energy Events

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Jan 18
Massachusetts Renewable Thermal Stakeholder Conference

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM - Amherst, MA

On December 29, 2017, the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) sent an email notifying stakeholders that the final version of the Alternative Portfolio Standard (APS) regulation (last discussed in Flash Update 64.7) was published to the state register.

Jan 18
Lowering Multifamily Housing Costs Operating with Solar Water Heating

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Multifamily housing is widely considered one of the best applications for solar water heating due to the fairly consistent load. Whether you heat water at your multifamily property with gas, oil, propane or electricity, solar thermal can integrate with your existing central system. This workshop provides an introduction to solar thermal, outlining options, design and maintenance considerations, available federal rebates and Massachusetts state incentives. Solar thermal contractors will be on hand to share their experiences and answer your questions.

Jan 18
Inspired by Antiquity: The Future of Durable, Sustainable Infrastructure

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Hosted by the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub. In this webinar, Admir Masic, the Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will discuss what engineers could learn from his lab’s “antiqua-inspired methodology”—where ancient technologies, practices, and techniques guide the development of future materials—about constructing longer-lasting modern infrastructure with lowered environmental impacts.

Jan 18
Unpitch

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Boston, MA

Unpitch from New England Venture Capital Association is designed to facilitate connections between entrepreneurs and investors. Apply for your startup to have lunch with an Angel investor or VC to discuss your business, recieve meaningful feedback, and make connections to get to the next stage. Apply to attend by December 14! For more information, click here

Jan 18
Not Your Average Networking Event: Launching Your 2018 Personal Brand

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Women in Power and National Grid are hosting “Not You Average Networking Event: Launching Your 2018 Personal Brand”, an evening networking event in downtown Boston on Thursday January 18th. It will be a fun, interactive, cocktail style event hosted by Terri Nimmons, a prominent industry professional in leadership development. All are welcome. Please join us! Learn more

Jan 19
An Optimistic Report from the Dystopian, Apocalyptic World of 2030

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston, MA

During this energetic and entertaining session, USGBC Massachusetts will train and engage attendees in a collaborative process to better address systemic barriers to healthy, high-performing, sustainable, resilient buildings. This event will acknowledge the challenges and complexities facing project teams pursuing net zero / zero carbon projects and how to identify the risks amplified over and above a conventional development.

Jan 22
Lowering Multifamily Housing Costs Operating with Solar Water Heating

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Multifamily housing is widely considered one of the best applications for solar water heating due to the fairly consistent load. Whether you heat water at your multifamily property with gas, oil, propane or electricity, solar thermal can integrate with your existing central system. This workshop provides an introduction to solar thermal, outlining options, design and maintenance considerations, available federal rebates and Massachusetts state incentives. Solar thermal contractors will be on hand to share their experiences and answer your questions.

Jan 25
Southeast Wind Conference

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM - Atlanta, GA

Join the Southeastern Wind Coalition in Atlanta for discussion and planing for the next phase of wind energy in the U.S. Increased demand, existing competitive advantages in the region, and advancements in the industry make a compelling case for development in the Southeast. This wind energy conference will focus on the most relevant topics for wind energy in the Southeast. Topics include supply chain, community engagement, high altitude wind mapping, technology advancements, and more!

Jan 25
Intro to Living Building Challenge

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston, MA

Join the U.S. Green Building Council 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. We will be breifly covering projects in the Commonwealth and will have mediated discussion after the comprehensive presentation. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the Living Building Challenge, and will learn to describe the key components of the program and discuss the rationale for restorative design principles.

Jan 25
Financial Planning for Women Professionals: Making Your Investments Count

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Natick, MA

Curious about socially responsible investing? Please join the Society for Women Environmental Professionals at our upcoming event: "Financial Planning for Women Professionals: Making Your Investments Count" with Karen Shapiro. Join us for a conversation about how to realize your financial goals while staying true to your values. Learn how you can invest and be socially and environmentally responsible. To learn more, click here. 

Jan 25
The Annual Massachusetts State of Solar

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join the Climate Action Business Association for the Third Annual Massachusetts State of Solar, which explores current trends and future outlooks for our solar industry. The evening will feature a networking reception followed by a panel discussion on the political climate, accomplishments, and challenges for solar energy in Massachusetts.  To learn more, click here   

Jan 30
Living Building Practitioner Training: Full-Day Workshop

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join the USGBC Massachusetts Chapter and the New England Living Building Challenge Collaborative for a day combining high-level institutional strategy towards “Getting to LBC,” and a deep investigation of the Challenge’s critical complexities and opportunities. This workshop is designed for industry professionals looking to connect with motivated owners, contractors, designers, and engineers. This course is intended for an audience with a basic knowledge and understanding of the Living Building Challenge.

Jan 30
Lowering Costs for an IoT Solar Remote Monitoring Solution

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

BBOXX develops solutions that provide affordable, clean energy to remote, off-grid communities in the developing world. With the Aeris IoT Services platform, BBOXX was able to install the Aeris global subscriber identity module (SIM) at the point of manufacture, reducing both supply chain costs and deployment time. Also, by utilizing Aeris’ single global access point name (APN), the solar-powered BBOXX system deployed on a simple plug-and-play basis, without the need to reconfigure to local network settings.

Jan 31
LEED Exam Prep Course

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 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. Upon completion of the class employees will be eligible to sit for the LEED Green Associate exam at a local testing center. Please note that the national office has lowered their student rate to 100 dollars, read more at usbgc.org.

Jan 31
Water Management for Future Climate Scenarios

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Hosted by MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS). Water quality and water supply reliability are challenged by climate change in ways that affect livelihoods and ecosystems alike. Given the short- and long-term uncertainty and the regional differences in the ways climate affects water systems, what is to be done? Join J-WAFS for a panel that features research by MIT graduate students and postdocs that addresses this challenging water management issue. 

Feb 01
NECA Renewable Energy Conference

Thursday, February 01, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Auburndale, MA

Save the date for the 2018 Renewable Energy Conference from Northeast Energy and Commerce Association. This day-long conference on renewable energy issues includes topics such as offshore wind, carbon pricing legislation, the role of large scale renewables, and more!  For more information, click here

Feb 02
Tufts Energy Conference

Friday, February 02, 2018 - 12:30 PM to Saturday, February 03, 2018 - 3:30 PM - Medford, MA

Calling all energy futurists! This year's conference will offer a forum for cross-sector discourse on the challenges and opportunities associated with meeting national and international energy and environmental demands in the short, medium, and long-term. Join for captivating speakers, energy employers showcase, networking opportunities, and student energy innovation competition. For more information, click here

Feb 05
Solar Power Northeast

Monday, February 05, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Tuesday, February 06, 2018 - 4:00 PM - Boston, MA

Solar Power Northeast was designed to serve and advance the PV solar market, by bringing together PV industry leaders, professionals, manufacturers, and service providers to explore business solutions, new technologies, policy initiatives, and other market factors. This event focuses on creating an environment that fosters the exchange of ideas, knowledge and expertise for furthering solar energy development in the Northeast United States. Designed and produced by Solar Energy Trade Shows, our events supply your company with solutions that further your success.

Feb 06
Emerging Professionals for the Environment: Building a Sustainable Business

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Boston, MA

Come hear from Nathan Rothstein, Co-founder and President of Project Repat, about his experience as a young entrepreneur making a sustainable idea into one of the fastest growing consumer goods businesses in the country. Network with other young professionals interested in business and sustainability. For more information, click here

Feb 06
Ubiquitous Autonomous Vehicles--Unlocking Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

Join the MIT Enterprise forum for an expert panel discussing the industrial, societal, and entrepreneurial implications of the emerging autonomous vehicles industry. The panel will answer questions such as:  How true are the rate-of-adoption predictions?  What are the impacts of a 90% reduction in traffic accidents? Who will provide the financial backing?  And more!  To register, click here

Feb 13
Lowering Multifamily Housing Costs Operating with Solar Water Heating

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Multifamily housing is widely considered one of the best applications for solar water heating due to the fairly consistent load. Whether you heat water at your multifamily property with gas, oil, propane or electricity, solar thermal can integrate with your existing central system. This workshop provides an introduction to solar thermal, outlining options, design and maintenance considerations, available federal rebates and Massachusetts state incentives. Solar thermal contractors will be on hand to share their experiences and answer your questions.

Feb 15
Ground-Source Heat Pump Accredited Installer Training

Thursday, February 15, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, February 17, 2018 (All day) - Hampstead, NH

The IGSHPA Accredited Installer (AI) training is the primary U.S. certification for geothermal heat pump installers. The course will cover all phases of geothermal project design and installation.

Mar 01
MIT Energy Career Fair

Thursday, March 01, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

The MIT Energy Career Fair provides an intimate environment for top caliber students with a passion for energy and companies to connect. The 2017 Energy Career Fair connected PhD candidates, MBA students, and undergraduates from all majors with over 20 companies. This year, the Fair features even more companies with a diverse range of industries: clean tech, oil & gas, energy storage and management, energy consulting, etc. The event is open to all MIT and Harvard students.

Mar 02
MIT Energy Conference

Friday, March 02, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 6:00 PM - Cambridge, MA

The MIT Energy Conference is the largest student-led energy conference in the U.S., consisting of keynote speakers, insightful panels, talks from researchers at MIT, a showcase event, and networking opportunities. The 2018 MIT Energy Conference will explore the future of energy on a global scale and the technologies that are paving the way to make necessary changes a reality. Be part of the conversation at this landmark event connecting professionals, policymakers, visionaries, and academics in the energy industry.

Mar 07
BuildingEnergy Boston

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 4:30 PM to Friday, March 09, 2018 - 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show is the region's leading event for professionals and practitioners in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. It brings more than 2,000 industry leaders and emerging professionals together for three days to learn from and share ideas with each other. To learn more, click here

Mar 14
Renewable Energy Policy Forum

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM - Washington, DC

The Renewable Energy Policy Forum will return to the nation’s capital on March 14, 2018. Join industry leaders and policymakers to discuss energy and tax policy, debate key issues in the changing electricity marketplace, and identify priorities for Congress, the states, and relevant agencies. The Policy Forum offers an important platform to identify how best to address trends that affect the future of the renewable energy industry and the sector’s importance to the American economy.

Mar 21
Globalcon 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:00 PM - Boston, MA

Presented by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) the conference is designed to provide hands-on, up-to-the-minute information you can use right away to improve your energy management program, and get up to speed on the current generation of innovative technologies available to help you meet your goals. To learn more, click here.  To register, click here

Mar 23
Clean Energy Meets the Electric Utility Industry

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM - Boston, MA

Today's Utility Classroom will be coming to MassCEC's headquarters for a one-day workshop covering clean energy & the electric utility industry with instructor Scott Williams

Apr 12
AEE-NE Marketplace Conference: Energy New England

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Norwood , MA

This year’s conference will feature exhibitors from the region’s leading energy service companies and workshops (offering CEUs) on the latest topics and solutions for energy in New England. Also enjoy a cocktail reception with cash bar and dinner. Save the date of April 12th and join AEE- New England for this tremendous networking opportunity! For more information and to register, or to become a sponsor, click here.

Jun 04
New England Energy Conference & Exposition

Monday, June 04, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Tuesday, June 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM - Falmouth, MA

Join The Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA), New England's oldest and most broadly-based, non-profit trade association serving the competitive electric power industry. Each year this event brings together 300+ industry professionals including generation and transmission companies, project developers and operators, utility representatives, load aggregators and end-users, equipment suppliers, finance and legal experts, risk managers, environmental and engineering professionals, commodity traders and wholesalers, as well as government officials and industry regulators.

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