Clean Energy Events

To add your event to our calendar, send your event to us by email.

Please note this calendar is a curated list of local, regional and national clean energy events hosted by a variety of external organizations including, but not exclusive to, MassCEC. Event organizers are responsible for the content posted to this calendar.  

May 29
Energy Systems Integration - The Next Step Toward Sustainable Energy

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

This webinar will feature Mark Ahlstrom (President of the ESIG Board of Directors), Mark O’Malley (iiESI Director and NREL’s Chief Scientist for Energy Systems Integration) and ESIG Executive Director Charlie Smith. Whether you are a current member of ESIG, a prospective member, or just someone who wants to understand what Energy Systems Integration really means, ESIG encourages you to this webinar. Learn more and register

May 30
Energy Storage Public Stakeholder Forum

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

Please join the Dept. of Energy Resources for the Energy Storage Public Stakeholder Forum. This event will include discussions on the potential inclusion of energy storage technologies in statewide Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) and additional potential energy storage incentives. This is a unique opportunity to provide your insights and expertise on how energy storage may fit within existing and potential new programs in the Commonwealth. The event will feature stakeholder panelist presentations and discussions followed by audience Q&A.

May 30
YPE Boston's Deep Dive into BlueWave Solar

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

Come learn about BlueWave Solar and network with employees, YPE Boston members, and other community stakeholders right in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay. Learn more and register

Jun 01
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour: Battery Powered Home

Friday, June 01, 2018 (All day) - Harvard, MA

Join NESEA for a Pro Tour of a single-family, net-zero energy home designed to meet ambitious performance metrics and provide safety and resiliency in the event of an extended power outage.  The hosting team from Paul Lukez Architecture will share how innovative technologies and design can be successfully integrated into a compact living model that matches the occupant’s lifestyle while saving – and producing – energy. Learn more and register

Jun 04
EBC Air Quality Program: New MassDEP Air Regulations

Monday, June 04, 2018 - 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Worcester, MA

This EBC Air Program will provide an update on the newly promulgated MassDEP air regulations as they pertain to reciprocating internal combustion engines and present an overview of industry trends in use of such engines. Learn more and register

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.

Jun 06
Bentley University LEED Platinum Celebration and Plaque Dedication

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Waltham, MA

The 76,000 square foot Bentley Arena houses Bentley University’s D1 ice hockey program and serves as venue for student life and academic events including speakers, concerts and career fairs. This is the first LEED-certified building on Bentley’s campus. The building’s design has pushed the envelope on energy efficiency in hockey arenas. Additionally, the building is anticipated to achieve a 48% reduction in plumbing fixture water use (as compared to code) thanks to the installation of waterless urinals, dual-flush toilets, low-flow showers and faucets.

Jun 07
3rd US Offshore Wind 2018 Conference and Exhibition

Thursday, June 07, 2018 (All day) to Friday, June 08, 2018 (All day) - Boston, MA

The USOW18 event is THE #1 networking hub for businesses that are looking to invest, find partners or secure contracts for upcoming US offshore wind projects. USOW18 unites 1000+ executives and covers everything you need to know about the US offshore wind industry, including market updates, financing, permitting, supply chain and cost-reduction strategies Plus, you can attend two NEW breakout sessions focused on Commercializing Floating Wind Turbines and US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Opportunities.

Jun 08
Design World Views on Adaptation and Resiliency

Friday, June 08, 2018 - 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Boston, MA

Design leaders and urban design exemplars from around the world offer a wealth of inspiration and instruction for climate adaptation and carbon neutrality. This fourth installment in the series of quarterly Climate Adaptation Forums, organized jointly by the Environmental Business Council and the Sustainable Solutions Lab (SSL) at UMass Boston, will focus on design on an international, regional, and local scale. Learn more and register

Jun 11
EBC Energy Resources Committee Program Plan Meeting

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

Please join EBC for a program planning meeting of the EBC Energy Resources Committee on Wednesday morning May 30, 2018. The purpose of this meeting is to develop and plan energy programs and topic-specific committee meetings for fall/winter of 2018. EBC members interested in participating and becoming more involved in the EBC Energy Resources Committee are welcome to attend. Learn more and register

Jun 12
MIT Enterprise Forum Startup Spotlight

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 (All day) - Boston, MA

The Startup Spotlight brings together 350+ innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate business development and business professionals for a unique, interactive and delicious networking event at District Hall in Boston. Attendees network and make their way through each exhibitor table so that they can vote for their favorites in three categories: Company I want to have a beer with, Future Unicorn, and Most likely to develop a cult following. Startups who wish to demo at the event must apply online by April 20, 2018. There's no fee to apply or exhibit.

Jun 12
Leading Across Generations

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:45 AM to 5:00 PM - Cambridge, MA

  Join the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce for a half-day of professional and leadership development on the theme “Leading Across Generations,” where our keynote will spotlight EF Education First, an international education company that ranked number one on Boston Globe's 2017 Top Places to Work.

Jun 12
Grid Modernization in Massachusetts: Driving Energy Efficiency Through Residential Scorecards

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Boston, MA

Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration recently announced their intention on becoming the first state in the nation to require residential energy scores. The ‘scorecards’ would be made available to potential homebuyers after January 1, 2021 for any 1 to 4 unit homes publicly listed for sale in the state.

Jun 12
ELM Earth Night 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston, MA

Join the Environmental League of Massachusetts for drinks and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate our shared achievements for the Massachusetts environment.

Jun 13
From Good Idea to Great Business: Standing out, Innovating, and Making It Big in the Clean Energy Revolution

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join E2 New England to learn from MassCEC's CEO Steve Pike, and  Center (MassCEC) -- and David Miller -- E2 New England Chapter Director and Co-Founder and Managing Director of Clean Energy Ventures. This session covers what it takes to think big, stand out, and thrive in the current clean energy revolution. This will serve as a unique opportunity to network with respected clean energy investors and entrepreneurs. Learn more and register

Jun 13
SWEP-MA June Networking Event

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Waltham, MA

Join SWEP-MA to renew friendships and make new ones at the June networking event. Complementary appetizers and cash bar will be available. Learn more and register

Jun 14
Summer EnergyBar @ Greentown Labs

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA

Join Greentown Labs for a summer edition of our EnergyBar networking event, co-hosted and sponsored by Xylem! Come network with your fellow cleantech and energy peers and enjoy a beverage on the roof deck!  Event Agenda: 5:30-6:00pm -- Sign-in/Registration 6:30-6:40pm -- Welcoming Remarks from Greentown Labs & Xylem 6:40-8:30pm -- Celebration & Networking Learn more and register

Jun 15
Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector in New England: Emerging State Visions, Pathways, & Policies

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Boston, MA

RAAB's restructuring roundtable this month welcomes keynote speakers Stephanie Pollack and Robert Klee. These leaders are responsible for formulating decarbonization strategies for the transportation sector in New England's two largest states.  Learn more and register

Jun 18
Renewable Heating and Cooling Workshop

Monday, June 18, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (All day) - Saratoga Springs, NY

The Renewable Thermal Alliance (RTA) and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership (NEEP) are inviting you to a workshop to explore how the region can work collaboratively to accelerate the adoption of renewable heating and cooling technologies that will ultimately transform the way we heat and cool our homes and businesses.

Jun 20
Grid Edge Innovation Summit 2018: The Leading Future of Energy Conference

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:45 PM - Burlingame, CA

Grid Edge Innovation Summit is the leading future energy conference that will examine the energy customer of tomorrow and how new innovative business models are quickly emerging. Join Greentech Media in bringing together the most forward thinking and prominent members of the energy ecosystem and as their research team explores the future of the market. Themes this year include fronteir technologies, innovating the core, and customer centricity. 

Jun 20
Are You Ready for Solar-Ready? And Other Energy Code Updates

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

This course will help code enforcement officials, builders, contractors, design professionals, and energy professionals with expansions on those changes, and particular focus on new requirements intended to facilitate the future installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. Attendees will have the chance to discuss in greater detail how solar PV needs to be accommodated in their designs and construction work, as well as what code officials might look for in plan review and site inspection.

Jun 22
EBC's Climate Change Program: Protecting Boston - The Boston Harbor Barrier Study

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Boston, MA

In this program, authors of the Harbor Barrier Study will present methods and results of these economic, hydrodynamic, environmental, social, non-governance analyses, and discuss next steps with regard to building coastal resilience for Boston and the region. Learn more and register

Jun 25
Net Positive Symposium for Higher Education

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM - Amherst, MA

Please join us at Hampshire College for the Net Positive for Higher Education Symposium—focused on inspiring, educating, and igniting action that creates a Living Future within Higher Education Institutions. Attendees will explore case studies from these campuses to understand the design, development, and implementation of these living laboratories. This symposium is for campus planners, sustainability directors, faculty/educators, administrators, operations staff, policy professionals, and design and construction professionals.

Jun 26
AWEA Regional Wind Energy Conference 2018- Northeast

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (All day) - South Portland, ME

Whether you're already involved in wind project development in the Northeast, or want to learn more about entering into this region's market, you must attend the AWEA Regional Wind Energy Conference - Northeast. Discuss significant issues related to land-based and offshore wind project development, get expert insight into the region's growth potential, and learn how to position your company for the best return on your investments. This conference will give you and your company the tools you need to be successful in the Northeast market.

Jul 11
Emerging Trends Series: The Future of Energy Efficiency

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Boston, MA

Please join the NECEC team and speakers from leading companies and organizations working to drive energy efficiency through new policy mechanisms and with innovative technologies and service models that will chart a new course for energy efficiency in the Northeast. Learn more and register

Jul 23
Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant training

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 8:30 AM to Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

With 5 days of in-class instruction, and additional e-learning modules that can be completed at one’s own pace, participants will get a thorough grounding in the critical aspects of Passive House design and construction. Participants will be able to apply the lessons learned directly to their real-world work experience, and join a team in making Passive House buildings. This course is for all building professionals: architects, MEP and structural engineers, builders and construction managers working in the design and construction of new build and retrofit Passive House buildings.

Jul 30
Sustainability Management Conference

Monday, July 30, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, August 01, 2018 (All day) - Providence, RI

Learn benchmark leading practices, discover new solutions and hear hard-won accomplishments from your peers. Discover new innovative strategies companies are using to meet sustainability goals and how companies address sustainability trends.  Through a mix of peer-led sessions and interactive discussions, this year's conference agenda will address challenges and opportunities in the areas of:

Aug 09
EBC 24th Annual Summer Garden Party

Thursday, August 09, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston, MA

The EBC is pleased to invite you to attend the 24th Annual Summer Garden Party! The EBC Summer Garden Party is a great event for socializing and networking in a wonderful atmosphere overlooking the Boston Harbor. There will be heavy appetizers and a cash bar (the location can take cash or credit). Learn more and register

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

Sep 05
AWEA Wind Power on Capitol Hill 2018

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, September 06, 2018 (All day) , DC

AWEA Wind Power on Capitol Hill is a rare opportunity for AWEA members and others who want to help advance wind energy to participate in advocacy training and then put that training to work to educate legislators and their staff on the wind industry's top policy initiatives at both the state and federal level.  Learn more

Sep 15
Homeowner's Workshop on Geothermal Heat Pumps

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Hampstead, NH

Free workshop about geothermal heating and cooling. Installers and drillers will be on site to explain the installation process and available incentives. Call Erin at 603-329-8122 to register

Oct 10

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, October 11, 2018 (All day)

Horizon18 is a global event-driven platform that harnesses the international movement towards a clean economy. Join an international community focused on driving the clean economy through solutions, innovations, investments, and partnerships.

Nov 10
Homeowner's Workshop on Geothermal Heat Pumps

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Hampstead, NH

Free workshop about geothermal heating and cooling. Installers and drillers will be on site to explain the installation process and available incentives. Call Erin at 603-329-8122 to register.