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Aug 29
Symposium on Secure and Resilient Microgrids

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Baltimore, MD

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) invite your participation in the first annual Microgrid Systems Symposium.   This event will focus uniquely on several technical challenges in commercial and military microgrids; addressing their design, system analysis and grid integration.   The symposium aims to cover the state of the art in design and operational tools, methods and research for secure and resilient microgrids.  It will address specific grid integration and control issues when operating in grid connected, and in islanded, modes.

Sep 01
Greentown Labs: ENERGYBAR

Thursday, September 01, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville

EnergyBar is Greentown Labs' 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 the growing regional clean technology community.  Light appetizers and drinks will be served starting at 5:30 pm. Suggested dress is shop floor casual. Register here.

Sep 08
Mentorship Nights at Worcester CleanTech Incubator

Thursday, September 08, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Worcester, MA

Come join the community of engaged entrepreneurs and mentors in a collaborative evening of fun! The Plan 5:00 – Food: Eat, drink, network 5:30 – Introduction: Lay down the groundwork 5:35 – Peer Pitch: Startups practice their 5 minute pitch to fellow entrepreneurs 6:30 – Pitch Party: Mentors will be split into 3 groups and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch to each group in succession with time for feedback

Sep 08
The Marketing and Sales Funnel

Thursday, September 08, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Hopkinton, MA

It’s All About Getting Customers: Driving the Sales Process Yes, small and startup businesses can use modern tools cost-effectively to create effective marketing campaigns that drive the sales process.  Join TechSandBox as Joe Moriarty, CEO, Content Raven and Pete Gracey, CEO, Quota Factory share helpful hints about tools and resources available to help accelerate your success.  You’ve developed your product/service.  Now you have to let prospects and clients know. It’s all about getting customers! Panel led by Gwen Farrell, Insperity Panelists:

Sep 08
Clean Tech and Energy Special Interest Group

Thursday, September 08, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Hopkinton, MA

How Individuals Can Impact the Sustainability Behaviors of Corporations: Individuals actually have a very powerful way to influence climate change: invest only in companies that are serious about sustainability. You have the power! The panelists will discuss how companies are rated according to ESG criteria, how these ESG ratings are used in making investment decisions, and the impact of ESG ratings on companies and the environment. Moderated by John Piret, PhD. Panelists:

Sep 14
NEWIEE Emerging Issues in Risk Management for Energy Infrastructure Projects

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Hartford

The Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) and NEWIEE invite you to join them Wednesday evening, September 14, in Hartford for networking and a conversation about emerging issues in risk management and energy infrastructure projects in New England. This event kicks off the CPES 2016 - 2017 season and is the second program collaboration of CPES and NEWIEE. Agenda: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Networking; 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM Program

Sep 14
AEE Microgrids & Resiliency

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Waltham, MA

The September meeting of the AEE New England chapter will focus on microgrids and resiliency. Microgrids provide a higher level of reliability for critical facilities and the outlying community, but there’s more to them than that. Microgrids provide local generation usually through a combination of on-site combined heat and power (CHP), renewable energy technologies, and district energy and at times energy storage technologies to provide added resiliency against power outages, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and to lower energy costs for their customers.

Sep 15
Climate Vulnerabilities and Solutions Symposium

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Boston, MA

A Better City and the Green Ribbon Commission are hosting a solution-oriented Symposium and Expo on climate preparedness. The Symposium will mark a shift from planning to action in the citywide Climate Ready Boston initiative and will focus on technologies, policies and actions to prepare the City’s buildings, businesses and districts for the future. The Symposium will:

Sep 15
Cleantech Energy Storage Finance Forum

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join us for the 2016 Cleantech Energy Storage Financing Forum. The forum will feature short pitches from several startup companies in the clean energy storage market space, a panel presentation, and a diversified networking session. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network with others members of the cleantech community, investors, industry experts and strategic partners. The panel discussion will include representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), Current - Powered by GE, and National Grid.

Sep 20
NECEC Energy Storage Forum 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

Join NECEC and Foley Hoag’s Energy and Cleantech practice for a not-to-be-missed discussion with energy storage experts in policy, deployment and investment who have their finger on the pulse of the energy storage market. The Energy Storage Forum will take place in Boston and New York with a live video stream connecting panelists and guests from both locations. Register here

Sep 21
WBJ Mass Energy Summit

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Worcester

Massachusetts has been widely recognized as a national leader in driving the use of renewable energy. A big part of that success has been the state’s renewable incentive programs.  With coal and nuclear generating plants coming offline over the next few years, the state faces the challenge of meeting its long term renewable goals while replacing significant generating capacity, all without breaking the bank. The outcome of that process is the state’s new energy bill, passed just as the legislature went into recess in August.

Sep 21

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM - Northampton

Join NESEA for a one-day conference for members focusing on Triple Bottom Line business practices.

Sep 22
Law Seminars International presents Energy in the Northeast

Thursday, September 22, 2016 (All day) to Friday, September 23, 2016 (All day) - Boston, MA

Law Seminars International presents it’s 13th annual comprehensive conference on Energy in the Northeast, September 22 & 23 in Boston, MA. Attorneys, industry executives, governmental officials, customer representatives and consultants interested in energy issues should attend to hear how the Northeast states will adapt to achieve their ambitious goals for their energy future from leading experts. Times: THURS 8:00 AM - 6:00 PMFRI 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Sep 22
UMass: Massachusetts Clean Energy Conference

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Worcester, MA

UMass  Clean Energy Extension is hosting the 3rd Annual Massachusetts Clean Energy Conference: Helping Communities with Renewables and Efficiency bringing together municipalities, the private sector, and experts from state agencies and academia to identify and explore opportunities for increased renewable energy and energy efficiency in our state's cities and towns. Come network, share, and learn about the latest clean energy technologies, trends, policies, programs, and clean energy financing sources from leaders in the field. 

Sep 22
NEEP EM&V 2.0 Workshop

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM - North Haven, CT

As a continuation of discussions that began last March at the EM&V Forum Annual Public Meeting, join NEEP for “Designing Pilots and Acceptance Criteria for EM&V 2.0 Tools,” a brainstorming workshop that will take a deep dive into EM&V 2.0 pilots. This workshop will be a mix of presentations and group sharing, which will allow for free flow of perspectives and experiences in designing effective pilots to test “next generation” EM&V and the criteria on which results will be judged.

Sep 22
TiE-Boston at TechSandBox on Cybersecurity

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Hopkinton, MA

Every day brings a new headline about data breaches – stolen passwords, etc. How can you or your organization prepare for it or at least become aware of it? Whether you’re a small business owner or in engineering, handling finance, running a larger business or just interested in learning more about this wild west of the cyber world, join TiE-Boston 8/22 a TechSandBox! Moderated by Co-Founder of YAXA, Kalpesh Sheth

Sep 27
MA Advanced Manufacturing Summit 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM - Worcester, MA

Driving Innovation & Success The event will bring together hundreds of leading executives and managers from the manufacturing industry to share best practices, network, and discuss opportunities and challenges.Workshops and panels will include: sustainability, supply-chain strategies, advanced technologies, and best business practices to gain and maintain a competitive edge in today’s ever-changing global economy. Register here.

Sep 29
8th Massachusetts Green Careers Conference

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Worcester, MA

Meet employers, green-career-ready candidates, experts and learners dedicated to clean energy and sustainability all in one place. Enjoy presenters, exhibitors, coaches, and an industry summit. We’ve had the conference in Marlborough for 7 years.  This year we’ll be at a bigger venue in Worcester, a walkable two blocks from the train station. Register here.

Sep 30

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Boston, MA

Imagine yourself in a room with some the most impactful people and companies in this region. Join HUB in celebrating and recognizing companies in Boston making the greatest impact in this city. At Demo Day, visionary companies from the leading local startup incubators, accelerators, corporate innovation labs, who are fueling the change here in Boston will pitch, share and demo their work for recognition of their impact.

Oct 04
Northeast Training Institute

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, October 05, 2016 (All day) - Holyoke, MA

The International Business Innovation Association (InBIA), in partnership with ACTION, will host a 2-day Northeast Training Institute at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke,  MA on October 4-5, 2016.  Four courses will be offered for the professional development of incubator managers, or those exploring the development of an incubator or accelerator program in their community. Who should attend?

Oct 05
AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference 2016

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, October 06, 2016 (All day) - New York, NY

Banking and financial leaders who are interested in learning more about investing in wind energy projects will convene at the AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference.  Join AWEA in New York City to gain insight into investor timelines, explore emerging markets for investors and developers, examine how policy impacts wind industry finance and learn how to capitalize on growth trends.

Oct 25
Offshore WINDPOWER 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, October 26, 2016 (All day) - Warwick, RI

Since the initial offshore event launch, nearly 10 years ago in 2008, the 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.  

Oct 25
NECEC Green Tie Gala

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Boston, MA

NECEC’s Green Tie Gala has been the premier clean energy-networking event in the region. Each year, NECEC brings together more than 400 stakeholders from New England’s clean energy community to celebrate the New England clean energy industry’s growth and accomplishments and recognize the region’s outstanding clean energy companies with NECEC’s Green Tie Gala Awards. Attendees include including CEOs, investors, public officials, clean energy service providers, businesses and law firms, representatives from academia, and more for a night of networking, celebration and fun.

Nov 02
Leadership Conference for Women in Energy

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, November 03, 2016 (All day) - Boston, MA

The goal of this event is to help professionals advance their careers in a traditionally male industry by providing insight into key energy trends and skills for personal and professional development. Join the nation’s most successful women leaders in energy as they share their industry knowledge, strategies and experiences on how to accelerate positive organizational change and personal growth.