Clean Energy Events

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May 01
Cleantech Open Northeast Accelerator Application

Monday, May 01, 2017 (All day)

Apply to Cleantech Open Northeast's Startup Accelerator!  World-class mentoring: receive intensive, tailored mentoring from experienced business experts and gain access to one of the world's only cleantech-specific expert networks Prizes: U.S. Cleantech Open plans to award over $500,000 in cash, investment and in-kind services to the winners of its showcasing events. This includes: 

May 01
MIT Water Innovation Prize Final Pitch Night

Monday, May 01, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Cambridge

Watch finalists compete in the MIT Water Innovation Prize for their chance to win up to $30K in innovation grants. See how these students' innovations address the world’s water challenges and hear from the keynote speakers, Mark Duey, Latin America Regional Director at Water for People and Keri Waters, Co-Founder and CEO of Calliope. For more information, click here.

May 04
Greentown Labs: EnergyBar!

Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA

Join Greentown Labs for a special edition of its EnergyBar! event to celebrate its birthday and the many milestones its member companies have achieved over the years.   EnergyBar is Greentown Labs' bi-monthly networking event devoted to helping people in clean technology meet and discuss innovations in energy technology. Entrepreneurs, investors, students, and ‘friends of cleantech,’ are invited to attend, meet colleagues, and expand our growing regional clean technology community. 

May 07
YEi Start in France Program Application

Sunday, May 07, 2017 - 11:30 PM

The YEi Start in France program, started in 2005, is an accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business in France and Europe. It provides an intensive training  in Paris and one free immersion week in France that will allow laureates to benefit from of an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe. You are eligible if you are an early-stage innovative company established in the United States, in Italy or in South Africa in any industry with the following criterias :

May 10
Get Smaaht: Grid Modernization in Mass

Wednesday, May 10, 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?

May 11
Emerging Trends Series: Offshore Wind

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM - Boston, MA

After decades of speculation about offshore wind’s future in the United States, the industry that has long powered grids in Europe has finally arrived in the Northeast. In the last year America’s first offshore wind project--off the coast of Rhode Island--started spinning and delivering power to the grid, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a bill authorizing the procurement of 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo committed to 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind off the coast of New York by 2030.

May 11
TechSandBox: Advanced Battery Systems: Enabling the Future

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Hopkinton, MA

Three major—non-nuclear—methods of energy storage, or stored energy types, are chemical, mechanical, and thermal. Historically, relatively compact, especially portable energy storage methods have been major factors in both industrialization and its modernization. Notably, much of today’s global industry was at least partially enabled by the relatively straightforward storage, transportation, management, and combustion of fossil fuels.

May 13
Water for People 5K

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Winthrop , MA

Water for People and the New England Water Environment Association invite you to their 5K fundraiser. Water for people is an organization that wants to see communities break free from the cycle of poverty and spend time growing, learning, and thriving, instead of walking for water and fighting off illness. ​It exists to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments. 

May 16
Women in Sustainability: Re-Forging the Status Quo

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston

Join USGBC for a presentation and discussion on gender in the workplace and learn how the sustainable design community is propelling market transformation. Aminah McNulty, co-chair of the Emerging Professionals Committee and member of BSA's Women in Design Committee and Equity Roundtable will lead the conversation. The discussion will cover pay gaps, leadership pipelines, and design bias and provide action steps to foster equity in your workplace and projects.The presentation will also cover the LEED v4 Social Equity pilot credits and their intersections with gender equity.

May 16
NECEC's Massachusetts Clean Energy Day

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston

Massachusetts Clean Energy Day will showcase the growing vitality of the clean energy industry and the importance of consistent policy support as a means of catalyzing the state’s - and our region’s - economy. NECEC Members have the unique opportunity to exhibit at the State House! Participation in the Showcase is strongly encouraged, even if your team will be participating in legislative meetings during the afternoon. Showcase tables offer additional visibility throughout the day to additional Legislators, legislative staff and members of the public.

May 20
Hull Wind Turbine Tour Cruise & Electric Vehicle Showcase

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Boston, MA

This event is open to the public. Get your tickets by May 15th! Kids 10 & under are free. Mass Energy and the Mass Chapter of the Sierra Club invite you to join them for a tour of local renewable energy! During the event, you'll have the opportunity to check out Hull's wind turbine up close, PLUS the latest electric vehicles.

May 25
Introduction to the Living Building Challenge

Thursday, May 25, 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. They will be briefly covering projects in the Commonwealth and will have mediated discussion after the comprehensive presentation.

Jun 08
TechSandBox: Cleantech Trialog

Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Hopkinton

TechSandBox's Trialog is where Customers/ Investors/ Clean Tech/Energy Startups are organized at tables for fruitful conversation! As a Startup, you get input from investors and prospective customers who are from companies that often buy your type of CT/E/W product or service!  Investors: Alan Wink, Director of Capital Markets at Eisner Amper Vivek Soni – Boston CleanTech Bob Place, CEVG Stanley Sakai, Defta Partners Corporations: Orlando Pacheco, Haverhill Carol Smith Notre Dame Long Term Care

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: