Clean Energy Events
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM - Cambridge, MA
The information technology is changing the energy sector dramatically, both in the new and renewable energy sector (such as wind, solar, storage etc.) and the traditional energy sector (such as utility, oil and gas). Data sciences are not only helping solve the many challenges that energy technologies such as renewable energy, energy efficiency and demand response are facing, but also penetrating into the traditional energy operations and optimizations. This event is designed to address the following questions:
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 (All day) to Friday, June 03, 2016 (All day) - Washington, DC
Navigant Research projects the market for distributed energy and technologies will grow into an annual $26B / 5.9 GW revenue market by 2020. At the Federal level, EO 13693 “Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade” requires that federal agencies procure 30% of their power from renewable sources by 2025.
Friday, June 03, 2016 (All day)
YEi Start in France, started in 2005, is an accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business in France and Europe. It provides an intensive training in Boston and Paris and one week immersion in France that will allow laureates to benefit from of an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe. Applications are due June 3. For more information, click here.
Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM to Sunday, June 05, 2016 - 5:00 PM - Cambridge, MA
Please join Code for Boston for a weekend of unconference discussions and civic hacking at their fourth annual National Day of Civic Hacking event on June 4-5. Taking place over two days, this year’s event will feature a CommonCamp unconference on Saturday, and a technology-focused HackLab on Sunday. For more information, click here.
Monday, June 06, 2016 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Cambridge, MA
On June 6, 2016, from 6:00-9:00PM, the Startup Spotlight will bring together 350+ innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate business development and business professionals for a unique, interactive and delicious networking event at the Microsoft NERD center in Cambridge. For more information, click here.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM - Amesbury, MA
You’ve come up with a brilliant and innovative idea, submitted a patent application, and started your company. Are you done thinking about IP? No! IP is an ongoing process for innovators: as your inventions, products, marketing and business evolve, so too must your IP strategy and considerations.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM - Boston, MA
Looking past it being the newest buzz word, Internet of Things is a very real and impactful pathway to change for business organizations. Connecting physical objects to the digital world has and will continue to transform how businesses develop their products and serve their customers. Smart devices are creating safer and more livable cities, producing profitable and sustainable farmland, and enabling the delivery of better healthcare. IoT continues to be a pervasive enabler in our world and a number of leading companies paving the way are located here in Massachusetts.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Springfield, MA
Startup entrepreneurs often lack a deep network of relationships, severely decreasing their survivability. Meanwhile, many business executives love to mentor but lack a way of easily and enjoyably finding and helping the right ventures. A small team of entrepreneurs and business leaders co-founded Valley Venture Mentors in 2011 to solve this problem. The format is simple: put the right people in the same room, give them just enough structure, and then funnel the collisions.
Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Boston, MA
Community solar is emerging as a promising approach to accelerate the deployment of solar in the US. The National Community Solar Partnership – a growing group of over 100 leading businesses, nonprofits and government agencies spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) – will be holding four regional workshops focused on furthering community solar. You are invited to attend the regional workshop for the eastern US – hosted in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Boston, MA
As Massachusetts and New England face the looming threat of climate change it is clear that we must fundamentally shift our energy system. Can we support our growing economy with a combination of renewable energy and energy efficiency? Do we need more natural gas, or are there other cost-effective solutions? What is the role of off-shore wind and is it price competitive?
Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Hopkinton, MA
Food systems account for 30% percent of the energy consumption, over 70% of freshwater withdrawals and more than 20%of GHG emissions worldwide. Forecasts indicate that we will need to produce at least 60% more food by 2050 to meet demands of growing populations and emerging economies, centered in urban areas.
Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Amherst, MA
Please join Co-op Power to discuss putting a price on carbon with guest speaker Mary Jo Maffei of Climate Action Now. Mary Jo is an engineer, a project manager, and a co-leader of CAN's Fair Carbon Pricing campaign. She will discuss using carbon pricing to incentivize shifting from fossil fuels to things like locally-made biodiesel.
Monday, June 13, 2016 (All day) to Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (All day) - Bretton Woods, NH
The 2016 Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit will be held June 13-14 at the Omni Mt. Washington Resort, bringing together key stakeholders in energy efficiency with inspiring speakers to lead an engaging discussion of Next Generation Energy Efficiency.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 8:15 PM - Hopkinton, MA
The region clustered around I-495, I-90 and I-290 are abounding with the right mix of companies that support making physical products. From contract manufacturing, to product developers, to fabricators, to PCB layout and machine shops, we have them all. Combine this with some of the best institutes of higher education and technical schools, the most inexpensive real estate (and a lot of it), easy parking, and roads that are certainly more accessible than Boston, and there is a compelling story to be based in the MetroWest-Worcester Region.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA
Join the USGBC MA Chapter for an important morning program on implementation of resilience. We are all hearing about the importance of this topic. We have participated in information sessions and presentations about the dangers of sea level rise, increased storm intensity and other issues connected to resilience. We have memorized the new shoreline maps and we "get it" that our infrastructure is going to need some help, big time.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston, MA
IEEE PES Women in Power and EnerNOC are excited to host a panel event at the EnerNOC Corporate Headquarters in Boston on June 15th from 5:30PM-8:00PM: Women Revolutionizing the Face of Energy. Come hear and meet five distinguished panel speakers from various sectors of the energy industry who are revolutionizing the face of energy. The panelists will share their career experiences while leading major industry developments. There will be opportunity for questions and networking following the panel session.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Boston, MA
Over the years, there is tremendous awareness of climate challenges and that has changed the behavior of many people, corporations and even countries. The COP 21 Climate Change Agreement in Paris late last year, has created quite an international effort to make something happen. Everyone recognizes that the cost to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can be quite steep, but as many believe this can be managed. Private investors in addition to many governments have been providing funds to help drive the changes that are necessary.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Newton, MA
Each year, the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) recognizes companies, organizations and individuals for outstanding environmental/energy accomplishments in the promotion of a sustainable, clean environment through the EBEE Awards Celebration. These awards were established by the EBC to encourage companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and environmental professionals to serve as models for others to emulate and, in doing so, further the mission and objectives of the EBC.
Sunday, June 19, 2016 (All day) to Tuesday, June 21, 2016 (All day) - Washington, D.C.
The Summit brings together companies from all over the world, as well as economic development organizations from every corner of the country, high-level government officials, and others working to facilitate investment in the United States. With more than 2,000 participants, you’ll get access to unique networking opportunities, online matchmaking, and insight from global CEOs and senior U.S. leaders. For more information, click here.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, June 22, 2016 (All day) - New York, NY
About REFF-Wall Street REFF-Wall Street is the premier renewable energy financing event in the U.S. The event draws an especially senior audience, comprising of over 600 decision makers, lenders, investors, investment bankers, private equity investors, venture capitalists, and other top transactional professionals in renewable energy finance.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Boston, MA
MassCEC + GA are pairing up for the Second Annual Women in Cleanweb event, an evening panel discussion focused on bridging the developer and cleantech communities and highlighting challenges and opportunities for women in the cleanweb industry. This is a free event open to all women and men interested in the nexus of tech and cleantech. Join us for after work libations and snacks and meet movers and shakers in the community!
Monday, July 11, 2016 (All day) to Tuesday, July 12, 2016 (All day) - Washington, D.C.
The 2016 EIA Energy Conference will cover a wide range of energy topics such as:
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Medford, MA
Join the New England Women in Energy and Environment for their second Women Shaping the Agenda Series! Join these amazing women leaders for a panel discussion about the business of getting to clean energy & environment:
Sunday, July 17, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, July 21, 2016 (All day) - Boston, MA
The 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting will be held during the 3rd week in July - July 17-21, 2016 - at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA, USA. This premier power engineering conference will bring together practicing power engineers and academics from all over the world. The aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for experts to promote, share, and discuss various issues and developments in the field of electrical power engineering. The theme of the meeting is: "Paving The Way for Grid Modernization."
Sunday, July 17, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, July 21, 2016 (All day) - Boston, MA
The 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting will be held on July 17-21 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The Power & Energy Society General Meeting attracts more than 3,000 professionals from every segment of the electric power industry. This year's General Meeting will feature an exceptional technical program, tutorials, standards development, technical tours, student programs, and provide a tremendous opportunity to network with colleagues, share best practices and make valuable business connections.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, July 20, 2016 (All day) - South Portland, ME
AWEA will be hosting its next Regional Wind Energy Conference in the Northeast and focus on the key issues in the Northeast region. The event will provide attendees with a comprehensive view of the critical issues for wind power’s growth in this part of the country and cover both land-based wind power development, as well as the nascent efforts to develop off-shore wind power off the New England coast.