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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.
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.
Fisheries Working Group on Offshore Wind Energy
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM - New Bedford, MA
Since 2011, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center have convened the Massachusetts Fisheries Working Group (FWG) on Offshore Wind Energy to discuss fisheries issues. While the working group is voluntary and informal, it provides a critically important forum for maintaining a dialogue with key stakeholders, getting fishing industry feedback and guidance, and identifying issues and concerns for the federal agencies leading the offshore wind leasing and permitting effort.
ACORE Renewable Energy Finance Forum
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (All day) - New York City, NY
Returning for its 15th year, REFF Wall Street 2018 will gather senior investors, industry executives and other top transactional professionals to assess the state of play for renewable energy finance. This two-day conference will examine the vehicles for financing market expansion as the sector absorbs the effects of tax reform and solar tariffs, reconciles with the sunset of tax credits, and responds to other market and policy changes.
Compensation Committee Meeting
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston, MA
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Technology Center Board of Directors will hold a meeting at 8:30am on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 63 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02110. This notice is provided pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30A, Sections 18-25. Topics expected to be discussed at the meeting include:
Venture Fast Track Fundraising Bootcamp for Early Stage Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM - Boston
The Capital Network’s annual Fast Track Boot Camp for Early Stage Entrepreneurs, is an intensive, interactive full-day seminar designed to provide entrepreneurs and innovators an in-depth understanding of what it takes to raise early stage capital. Mentors and Faculty for the day are drawn from New England’s Investment and Entrepreneurship Community. Learn more and register
Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Boston, MA
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Technology Center Board of Directors will hold a meeting at 10:00am on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 63 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02110. This notice is provided pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30A, Sections 18-25. Topics expected to be discussed at the meeting include:
2018 Small Business Night
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Boston, MA
Small businesses make a major contribution to Greater Boston’s economy -- 170,000 jobs and more than $15 billion in annual revenue, to be exact. It's time to celebrate - you're invited to Small Business Night! What's on tap? Networking, presentation of the Small Business of the Year Awards, and just generally a great time. It takes hard work, determination, and passion turn run a successful small business. The Chamber's Small Business of the Year Awards are just one way to show support. This year there are four categories: CEO, Up & Coming, Diverse, and Main Street.
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.
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.
NECEC's Cleantech Financial Innovation Sumit
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM - New York, NY
NECEC’s third annual Cleantech Financial Innovation Summit will convene cleantech and finance business leaders for a series of panel discussions and working sessions aimed at sharing the latest financial innovations to enable growth and positive economic impact in the region’s clean energy markets. Speakers will also share leading-edge approaches to accelerating cleantech solutions in the Northeast. Learn more and register
AESP Northeast Chapter's Networking Event
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Boston, MA
Join the Northeast Chapter of Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) for a networking event following the monthly EEAC meeting in Boston. Debrief on the EEAC meeting, network with colleagues, make new connections, learn about leadership opportunities within the chapter! Drinks and appetizers will be provided. Learn more and register
Maximizing PV System Performance by Pairing of New Yield Enhancing Technologies with Solar Tracking
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
This webinar will provide an opportunity for developers, financiers and solar industry colleagues to hear from subject matter experts and participate in a Q&A with subject matter experts on:
NEWIEE VIP Programming Roundtable
Friday, June 22, 2018 (All day)
One of the many new benefits of becoming a member organization is the opportunity to participate in our new VIP Programming Roundtable, where we will solicit your feedback and ideas on future programming. VHB, one of NEWIEE’s Premier Organizational Members, will be hosting our first programming roundtable on Friday, June 22, so please consider joining in the coming weeks to participate in this special opportunity! More information coming soon!
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
WRISE Online National Town Hall
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join WRISE Executive Director, Kristen Graf, and WRISE Board President, Jennifer Martin, for an Online Town Hall. Meeting leaders will highlight the latest in new WRISE events and programs, celebrate a full year living into the transition to WRISE, discuss visions for the future, and of course there will be plenty of time for questions and ideas from all of you.Learn more and register
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.
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.
Women's Network Breakfast with Jane Steinmetz
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
During this June breakfast program, attendeeswill hear from Jane Steinmetz, Managing Principal of EY's Boston office and the New England Markets Leader, in conversation with Yvonne Garcia. Jane will discuss how to navigate your career while using your own authentic style. The conversation will touch upon how men and women approach situations and decision making differently and at times, how that can present various challenges. Jane will speak to the importance of being true to who you are, along with her experiences in a male dominated field.
Commercial Rooftop Solar: The Challenges and How to Solve Them
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Many people tend to believe that a 50 - 60kw inverter would be more suitable for a commercial PV system. But is bigger is better when it comes to rooftop PV? When dealing with a bigger and heavier inverter your system design restricted because it becomes harder to install. You also need to consider how to get the inverter up on the roof. Smaller inverter around 24kw is easier to get up a flight of stairs or other limiting access ways. 24kW is big enough to be cost effective and easier to instal
How She Got There: An Evening with Female entrepreneurs
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Boston, MA
Join for an evening good conversation with a panel of female entrepreneurs spanning across different industries. These creative and inspirational women will share their stories on how they got to where they are today and share their insights into being a woman in business. Afterwards event organizers will open up the floor for questions, followed by mingling with panelists and attendees. Learn more and register
The Emerging Green Home Marketplace: Fears, Challenges and Solutions
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Join NEEP and guest speaker Craig Foley, Realtor, LEED Green Associate, for a free public webinar. The real estate market often struggles with what to do with green home data and how to value energy efficient homes, even though a growing number of home buyers are interested in accessing this kind of data and knowledge. This information, even if it is available, is often hard to find.
SEBANE's 1st Annual Summer Solstice Celebration
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Boston, MA
SEBANE Welcomes all Solar Industry Professionals to join for its 1st Annual Summer Solstice Celebration. Please join representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, CLEAResult, Eversource, and National Grid for this industry-wide seminar and networking event. This event will begin with an afternoon of presentations and Q&A session designed to educate the solar industry about the implementation phase of the Massachusetts SMART program, followed by a celebration of the Summer Solstice (a little late!) from one of Boston's premiere rooftop venues!
Continuity is King: Why Energy Resilience Matters
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
According to research, 92% of organizaitions have expereinced an energy failure in the past year, and over a quarter admit not knowing the available options is a roadblock to future-proofing theri business. But with the right strategy, organizations can protect against catastrophic events while improving commercial performance and unlocking new sources of value. Join this webinar to learn:
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
The Climate Action Business Association's Annual Cookout
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA
It's that time of year again! Join the Climate Action Business Association for an evening of grilled cuisine, refreshments, and lawn games. Learn what our organization has been involved with this year, and engage with fellow member businesses and environmental professionals. To attend, sign up here.
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.
Greentown Labs Bold Ideas Challenge: Ideation Event
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Somerville, MA
Join Greentown Labs and Schneider Electric to celebrate the launch of the Greentown Labs Bold Ideas Challenge program. At this event attendees will:
NEWIEE's Women Shaping the Agenda 2018
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Lowell, MA
New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) is pleased to announce its fourth annual panel discussion in the “Women Shaping the Agenda” series. This year's event will center on “New England’s Climate Readiness: Diverse Voices on Adaptation and Resilience.” You're invited to join the conversation. NEWIEE’s Women Shaping the Agenda panel series provides a forum for the discussion of topics that intersect energy and environmental sectors. MA Assistant Secretary of Climate Change Katie Theoharides will be the Keynote speaker this year.
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:
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
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
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
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
2018 NEEP Summit
Monday, October 01, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, October 03, 2018 (All day) - Middletown, RI
The NEEP Summit returns after a year hiatus, highlighting leading examples of advanced efficiency as a key pathway to building a low-carbon future.
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.
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.
2018 HELIX Summit
Friday, December 07, 2018 (All day) - Providence, RI
Join NEEP for the third annual Home Energy Labeling Information eXchance (HELIX) Summit. HELIX turns towards future business plans and carving out its place in residential market transformation.