Clean Energy Events

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Feb 21
WRISE Webinar Series: 168 Hours: Succeeding at Work and Life, 24-7

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Sponsored by Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy, in this webinar time management expert Laura Vanderkam argues that by looking at time holistically, from the perspective of a week, people can find space for top priorities at work and at home. In this session, participants will learn how to figure out where the time really goes, how to set goals with their time, how to plan in top priorities first, how to embrace work/life integration and move time around to make things fit, how to build in space, manage their energy, and use bits of time.

Feb 22
How Demand Change Management Works

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Are you interested in learning how energy storage performing demand charge management actually works? How to account for variability in performance projections? Join Geli Senior Staff Data Scientist, Zach Ernst, and others, as we explain how Geli delivers demand charge management, what the difference is between "simple" and "intelligent" demand charge management algorithms, and all the ways in which a system can fail or succeed in delivering customer savings.

Feb 22
Solar+Storage: Leveraging Robust Software for Smart Peak Demand Reduction

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

IHI Energy Systems and Tucson Electric Power will present interim results from their joint research project, which investigates the efficacy and economic viability of solar + storage combined with advanced autonomous dispatch algorithms for controlling peak load on the distribution network. The project compares the performance of several dispatch algorithms and systems sizes using both engineering and economic metrics, while accounting for the constraints of this real-world use case (including live real-world data feeds and limited historical data).

Feb 22
Why Flexibility is Critical in Residential Energy Storage

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

IHI Energy Systems and Tucson Electric Power will present interim results from their joint research project, which investigates the efficacy and economic viability of solar + storage combined with advanced autonomous dispatch algorithms for controlling peak load on the distribution network. The project compares the performance of several dispatch algorithms and systems sizes using both engineering and economic metrics, while accounting for the constraints of this real-world use case (including live real-world data feeds and limited historical data).

Feb 22
Preparing Our Grid for an E-Mobility Revolution: Can We Do It?

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA

Join Greentown Labs for an evening of discussion about the future of electric mobility and transportation from the vantage point of the corporate leaders, startups, and policy experts driving innovation in Massachusetts and around the globe. Learn more. 

Feb 23
Startup Weekend: Blockchain Edition

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:30 PM to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 9:00 PM - Cambridge, MA

Your idea in 54 hours. This edition of Startup weekend has a special focus on Blockchain technology and design to solve problems in the context of startups. Get your tickets now to come to this weekend all about learning more about the startup ideation process, from start to finish! Learn more

Feb 24
Careers in Conservation 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Careers in Conservation is HCCS's annual conference, aimed at equipping college students with a passion for conservation work to pursue a career in this field. This conference features inspiring keynote speakers and panelists, engaging workshops on different aspects of conservation, and networking opportunities with local professionals, organizations, and other students. Come to learn more about the fascinating, multidisciplinary field of conservation work, network with other conservationists - both aspiring and professional - and get excited about this crucial work!

Feb 26
Energy Policy Research

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

"Creating Markets for Wind Electricity in China: An Analysis of Grid and Institutional Causes of Curtailment" with Michael Davidson, Environment and Natural Resources Program Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS. Lunch is provided. Learn more

Feb 27
AWEA Wind Project Operations & Maintenance Safety Conference 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 (All day) - Coranado, CA

As the wind energy industry continues to expand, so does the need for an evolving approach to operating the nation’s growing number of wind projects. Fortunately, there is no shortage of experience to draw from in this arena. Individuals from across industry sectors and across functional disciplines will join in San Diego in February to set a vision and plan for continued and expanded operational excellence in the wind industry.

Feb 27
MassDEP Volkswagen Settlement Stakeholder Meeting : Session 9

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Worcester, MA

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the court settlement with Volkswagen (VW) and its subsidiaries. More information on this settlement can be found here.

Feb 27
2018 Investor Outlook Forum

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Boston, MA

TiE Boston's Annual Investor Outlook Forum brings together business leaders and entrepreneurs to hear investor panelists discuss industry outlooks in the year ahead.  Participants will hear from the active and seasoned investoris in the Venture Capital Commuity about their investment focus areas and guiding principles for the year. What sectors will be hot? What are the trends in valuation? Entrepreneurs will receive insights on not only which segments are vibrant, but also how to shape their business models for successful execution. 

Feb 27
MassDEP Volkswagen Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 10

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Worcester, MA

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the court settlement with Volkswagen (VW) and its subsidiaries. More information on this settlement can be found here.

Feb 27
As the Seas Rise, Can We Restore Our Costal Habitats?

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents "As the Seas Rise, Can We Restore Our Coastal Habitats?" with Steven Handel, Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolution, Rutgers University; Visiting Professor in Landscape Architecture, GSD. This talk will explore strategies to help maintain our coastal character and the ecological services of coastal habitats that are critical to the social, cultural, and environmental well-being of our region.

Feb 28
Distributed Wind 2018 Business Conference and Lobby Day

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Thursday, March 01, 2018 - 7:00 PM - Washington, DC

The Business Conference will feature exciting new topics, speakers, and networking opportunities that will help attendees understand the full potential for on-site power in America’s clean energy future. On Lobby Day, industry leaders will join forces with diverse on-site power industry members to more effectively lobby Congress on issues directly related to the future of our industry.

Feb 28
Harvard Kennedy School Environmental Economics and Policy Seminar

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

Joseph Aldy, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss "Evaluating a Discretionary Safety Valve: The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Waiving Fuel Content Regulations in Response to Supply Shocks." Learn more

Feb 28
EEAC MassSave Listening Session

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Dorcester, MA

As one of the first big initiatives for BAEC, Codman Square will be hosting one of the state’s 5 listening sessions about the state’s utility-run energy efficiency program -- known as the MassSave program. This is an important opportunity for Boston residents and community organizations to speak out on how to improve our state's energy efficiency program. RSVP: Facebook

Feb 28
Boston WRISE Chapter Kick-off

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join Lindsey Cohen of Edison Energy and Julie Arnold of Nexamp for the first Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) Boston Chapter Happy Hour! This will be an opportunity to gather, meet like-minded professionals, and discuss the future of the chapter. RSVPs requested by February 26.  

Mar 01
UNC Clean Tech Summit

Thursday, March 01, 2018 (All day) to Friday, March 02, 2018 (All day) - Chapel Hill, NC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host its fifth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit Mar. 1-2, 2018 at UNC’s Friday Center. The event will highlight the latest innovations, trends and challenges in the clean technology industry and how North Carolina is playing a key role in leading the way to a green global economy. This Summit is co-hosted by the UNC Institute for the Environment and the Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UNC'S Kenan-Flagler Business School. 

Mar 01
Photovoltaic Systems and the National Electric Code

Thursday, March 01, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Auburn, MA

SEBANE welcomes all PV installers, electrical, fire and building inspectors, and other solar professionals for the most up-to-date information and training on PV Systems and the 2017 National Electric Code. Learn from leading manufacturers of modules, inverters, storage, racking systems, and monitoring solutions can help you build code compliant systems in New England! Click here to learn more and register

Mar 01
Will Energy Storage Replace Peaker Plants?

Thursday, March 01, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

According to a new report, by 22, new natural-gas peakers will regularly compete head-to-head with storage. In ten years, new natural gas peakers may become a rare sight. Join GTM Research's Energy Storage Director to learn how and where energy storage is being integrated into resource planning, which US markets will see a huge splurge in peaking capacity additions, when storage will become economic with natural gas, and more! 

Mar 01
EnergyBar March 2018: Cleantech Intern Fair

Thursday, March 01, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA

EnergyBar is Greentown Labs' recurring 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. Attendees typically span a variety of disciplines within energy, efficiency, and renewables.

Mar 01
"A Common Treasury for All": Toward a Deeper History of Environmental Justice

Thursday, March 01, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Cambridge, MA

Harvard's Graduate School of Design welcomes Aaron Sachs, Professor of History and American Studies, Cornell University, for the Spring 2018 Frederick Law Olmstead Lecture.

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 06
Launch Smart Clinic - Internet of Things

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

At the Internet of Things (IoT) Themed Launch Smart Clinic, startups present a 20-minute speech for feedback from our panel of experts + the audience.  Launch Smart Clinics are a great place for startups to get constructive feedback on their pitch from a board-of-directors-level panel of experts and thoughtful audience members. The focus on early stage ventures encourages a sympathetic and supportive atmosphere. Audience and panel feedback often helps presenters understand their problems and offers useful tips and solutions. 

Mar 07
Biotech + Sustainability: 2018 and Beyond

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM - San Francisco, CA

Join other industrial biotechnology experts, entrepreneurs and investors for breakfast, coffee, and networking, and hear from our panel on the state of industrial biotech innovation today, and its likely trajectory in the next decade. Organized over the years, the Power Breakfast series is designed to give Bay Area cleantech leaders a platform for open and honest discussions about relevant topics. Learn more and register

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 09
MIT Sustainability Summit: Good Jobs for a Thriving Economy

Friday, March 09, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

Learn more about how businesses and other stakeholders are working toward a new normal, reimagining standards of work, and collectively mobilizing to build a thriving economy. Speakers and panelists will explore such topics as what are the benefits and challenges of implementing a “Good Jobs Strategy”? What does it look like to pay a living wage? What are effective strategies to partner across the private and public sectors to achieve “wins” for workers?

Mar 12
4th Annual U.S Canada Cross-Border Energy Summit

Monday, March 12, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, March 13, 2018 (All day) - Cambridge, MA

This conference will feature expert discussions surrounding the Northeast’s future power supply mix, and best options for planning for clean energy and reliability.  There will be a large focus on the role Canadian hydropower will play in the New England’s power supply, and how it will impact competitive market practices, environmental compliance, and economic growth in a cross-border energy context.  Learn more

Mar 13
Emerging Trends Series: Solar + Storage

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

Join NECEC— the premier voice of businesses building a world-class clean energy hub in the Northeast—and Foley Hoag’s Energy and Cleantech practice for a not-to-be-missed discussion with developers and thought leaders at the cutting edge of the Northeast’s solar and storage markets. Learn more and register

Mar 13
Grassroots Solar Campaign Strategy Webinar

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

As we grow to support more grassroots campaigns led by nonprofits, co-ops, and municipal groups, we are working to build and test new tools that will accelerate local campaigns. If you have ideas about how to build the next generation tools for successful grassroots solar campaigns, we want to hear from you. How can we make Solarize-like campaigns more effective? Where do campaigns need more staffing support? How can technology makes things easier? What have you learned from the past 5 years of community-based clean energy outreach?

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 20
AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (All day) - Memphis, TN

The AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference is where leaders from the wind industry, environmental permitting and compliance sector, the scientific community and regulatory officials come together for a robust discussion about the current state of siting and environmental compliance, and network. Take away key insights within wind energy development, operations, evolving trends, and strategies for improving the project permitting process and maximizing the output of operating assets while increasing regulatory and legal certainty.​

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 21
Series A Venture Fast Track

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Boston, MA

The Capital Network’s Series A Fast Track Bootcamp for Post Seed Entrepreneurs, is an intensive, interactive half-day seminar providing post seed-stage entrepreneurs an in-depth understanding of what it takes to raise Series A capital. Taught by Boston’s top VC investors - they’ll give you unique insights about fundraising and growing your company the right way. Learn more

Mar 22
SheConnects

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

This annual mini-conference will feature advice and forward-looking ideas from successful female entrepreneurs, those funding women-led ventures, and leaders behind some of the ecosystems’ well-known organizations in Boston. Learn more and RSVP

Mar 22
Cleantech Open's 2018 Boston Kickoff Party

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA

Please join NECEC in celebrating the launch of the 2018 Cleantech Open accelerator! This is the 14th year of Cleantech Ope, and this event is open to all entrepreneurs, students, investors, savvy technologists, and anyone interested in joining our growing community. This is a great way to connect with Cleantech Open alumni, mentors, and thought leaders in the cleantech space.

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.

Apr 18
28th Annual Energy Storage Conference & Expo

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:00 PM - Boston, MA

As the national trade association in the U.S., the Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the leading voice for companies that develop and deploy the multitude of energy storage technologies that we rely on every day. The ESA member companies collective efforts help to create new, competitive markets and a fair regulatory environment that reflects the value provided by energy storage to millions of residential, commercial and industrial customers. 

May 01
Solar Summit 2018

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 7:45 AM to Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 4:15 PM - San Diego, CA

Solar Summit 2018 is celebrating its 11th anniversary! Join for two full days of packed networking opportunities and a unique mix of market intelligence with engaging panel sessions among industry leaders. Powered by the unique blend of research and economic analysis from the GTM research team, this year's agenda will feature themes from beyond traditional project finance to innovations in solar and the transformation of electricity.

May 01
Annual NEWIEE Awards Gala - Celebrating 10 Years!

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Boston, MA

The New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) Awards recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women leaders in the fields of energy and environment who have demonstrated professional excellence and have actively paved the way to success for other women in similar or related professional areas.  More information

May 07
AWEA WINDPOWER 2018 Conference and Exhibition

Monday, May 07, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, May 10, 2018 (All day) - Chicago, IL

Professionals form all over the world attend WINDPOWER to network, learn, advance their organizational mission, and to participate in the largest wind energy exhibition in the Western Hemisphere. Collaborate with colleagues, innovators, thought leaders and policy makers as you chart wind energy's course into the future. Modern energy demands modern solutiosn and everything that propels wind energy forward is assembled at WINDPOWER. 

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 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 07
3rd US Offshore Wind 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 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 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 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.

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