Clean Energy Events

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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.  

Jan 17
Board of Directors Investments Committee

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Boston, MA

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Technology Center Board of Directors will hold an Investments Committee meeting at 10 am on Thursday, January 17, 2019 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:

Jan 17
Greentown Labs Bold Ideas Challenge: Final Showcase

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA

This event will celebrate the successful conclusion of the Greentown Labs BOLD IDEAS CHALLENGE. Greentown Labs BOLD IDEAS CHALLENGE is a 6-month accelerator program housed at Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech incubator in the United States and focused on connecting entrepreneurs with the mentors, team members, business and technical resources they need to launch successful ventures all with support and collaboration from Schneider Electric.

Jan 18
EBC’s New Hampshire Program: Update on Management of Limited Reuse Soils (LRS) in New Hampshire

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Manchester, NH

The New England Water Environment Association has always been recognized to convene the brightest minds and the most innovative water quality solutions in one place. This conference, which consistently attracts over 2100 engineers, consultants, scientists, operators and students features a variety of technical sessions and over 200 exhibitor displays. The conference provides an opportunity for professional exchange of information and state-of-the-art concepts in wastewater treatment and other water environment issues.

Jan 23
EBC’s Sixth Annual Offshore Wind Conference

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM - Boston, MA

Massachusetts has awarded Vineyard Wind a 20 year power contract for 800 MW of offshore wind south of Nantucket.

Jan 23
Investigating the Economic Value of Flexible Solar Power Plant Operation Webinar

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The webinar will present a report on the simulation of the operations of an actual utility system – Tampa Electric Company (TECO) – and its generation portfolio to investigate the economic value of using solar as an active participant in balancing requirements.  A simulation of utility-scale solar deployment levels up to 28 percent annual solar energy penetration was performed on TECO’s system, which serves roughly 725,000 customers in West Central Florida.  Looking specifically at the operating cost savings of adding solar generation to the electricity system under four different operating

Jan 23
USGBC MA Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join us to celebrate our community’s success and look forward to our future. This past year we have accomplished a lot together, including launching our Green Building Leadership Institute and our Workforce Training Program, as well as awarding EMD Serono Sagamore the Green Building of the year at our Green Building Showcase. Miss Greenbuild? A few of our members will give 5-minute summary presentations about what they talked about at Greenbuild.

Jan 24
EBC Connecticut Stormwater Program: MS4 Compliance Resources for Year Two and Beyond

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Middletown, CT

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4 General Permit) became effective July 1, 2017.

Jan 24
Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 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 Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 63 Franklin Street, 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:

Jan 27
NEWEA 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibit

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 11:15 AM to Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 11:15 AM - Boston, MA

The new England Water Environment Association has always been recognized to convene the brightest minds and the most innovative water quality solutions in one place. This conference, which consistently attracts over 2100 engineers, consultants, scientists, operators and students features a variety of technical sessions and over 200 exhibitor displays. The conference provides an opportunity for professional exchange of information and state-of-the-art concepts in wastewater treatment and other water environment issues.

Jan 29
NEWEA Water Innovation Pavilion

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM - Boston, MA

The New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) and the Northeast Water Innovation Network (NEWIN) are excited to announce The Water Innovation Pavilion, taking place during the 2019 NEWEA Annual Conference in Boston. The Pavilion will highlight a selection of the most promising water technology businesses while championing an important dialogue about innovation. Come and meet with innovators; learn about their technologies, and listen to a panel discussion on Research to Innovation; Innovation to Market; or Market to Scale.

Jan 29
Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Planning and Paying for Tomorrow's Transportation

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Boston, MA

Transportation has become the biggest source of GHG emissions in the Northeast and one of the leading drivers of climate change worldwide. An important step toward solving these seemingly intractable problems is on the horizon: the Transportation and Climate Initiative, through which states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are developing a regional approach to modernize, and reduce emissions from, the transportation sector.

Jan 29
EBC’s Ascending Professionals Program: The Art of Working Together

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Woburn, MA

Please join the EBC Ascending Professionals Committee for an evening of networking and discussion, as the team behind the 2018 EBC Nicholas Humber Environmental-Energy Award for Outstanding Collaboration joins us to discuss their award winning project, the Senator Joseph Finnegan Park at Port Norfolk.

Jan 30
EBC’s Ocean and Coastal Resources Program: Numerical Modeling in Coastal Planning and Design

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Woburn, MA

Traditionally, the application of numerical models has been reserved for academic or high-profile and high-budget projects. As the problems tackled by ocean and coastal engineers get ever more complex, the application of numerical modeling to support a wide range of planning and design decisions has become increasingly familiar.

Jan 30
Emerging Trends Series: Visions for a Clean Energy Economy

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

Recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the Trump Administration make it clear that action is needed now to prevent, mitigate, and adapt to climate change. To do so, increasing amounts of clean energy will be needed. Speakers include:

Jan 31
EBC’s 13th Annual Construction and Demolition Materials Management Regional Summit

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:15 AM to 12:30 PM - Framingham, MA

The EBC 13th Annual Construction and Demolition (C&D) Materials Management Summit continues to be a primary industry forum that deeply explores the state of the industry in New England. C&D materials management has advanced with the success of the industry driven by regional, national, and international markets. However, C&D materials management remains a hot topic, in large part due to many of the challenges that remain unresolved.

Jan 31
Movie Night: "Saving Snow"

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Reading, MA

Join REI and local solar and renewable energy company, ReVision Energy, for a screening of the new environmental documentary, "Saving Snow," and learn what you can do to keep enjoying the slopes! Across the country, communities who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is unfolding. In response to climate change, ski towns and the snow sports industry are paving the way towards a clean energy future.

Feb 01
EBC’s Site Remediation and Redevelopment Program: Update from U.S. EPA Brownfields Program and Case Studies

Friday, February 01, 2019 - 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

This EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Program will feature speakers from U.S. EPA, CDW Consultants, Inc., and CDM Smith. Discussion topics will include, but not be limited to: Overview and updates to the U.S. EPA Brownfields Program, case studies associated with recent brownfields projects, and a PCB site remediation and redevelopment. There will be ample time for open discussion and Q & A.

Feb 01
2019 Pinnacle Awards

Friday, February 01, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM - Boston, MA

The annual Pinnacle Awards have become one of the premier business gatherings in the region, attracting more than 1,200 attendees annually. 

Feb 05
SEIA & SEPA’s Solar Power Northeast

Tuesday, February 05, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, February 06, 2019 (All day) - Boston

Solar Power Northeast - formerly PV America - is powered by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). Solar Power Northeast was designed to serve and advance the PV solar market, by bringing together PV industry leaders, professionals, manufacturers, and service providers to explore business solutions, new technologies, policy initiatives, and other market factors.This event focuses on creating an environment that fosters the exchange of ideas, knowledge and expertise for furthering solar energy development in the Northeast United States.

Feb 06
Solar Career & Networking Event at Solar Power Northeast

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Boston, MA

Solar is a dynamic and fast-growing industry! The Solar Training Network team is excited to be hosting a free career fair and networking event at the Solar Power Northeast conference to bring together New England solar employers and job seekers. Solar companies, whether attending the conference or not, are invited to exhibit in the career fair! The event is open to the public and we invite all to attend and explore opportunities for bright and powerful solar careers!

Feb 06
EBC 2nd Annual Charity Networking Night in Support of Mystic River Watershed Association

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Everett, MA

The EBC Ascending Professionals Committee would like to invite you to attend our Second Annual Charity Networking event, hosted at Night Shift Brewery and Tap Room in Everett, MA. Join us for an evening of networking, while supporting a great cause. This year, proceeds will be donated to the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA). Founded in 1972, the MyRWA implements its mission to protect and restore the Mystic River, its tributaries and watershed lands for the benefit of present and future generations to celebrate the value, importance and great beauty of these natural resources.

Feb 07
2019 Winter Edition Energy Bar

Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA

Partners, friends, and cleantech champions, join Greentown Labs for their 2019 Winter Edition EnergyBar networking event on February 7 from 5:30 - 8:30PM. Stay warm inside of Greentown Labs and meet new cleantech friends over appetizers and beverages.

Feb 15
EBC’s NH Briefing from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Divisional Leadership

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Manchester, NH

This EBC New Hampshire program will provide EBC members from throughout New Hampshire and the other New England states with the opportunity to learn directly from each of the three division directors at the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services – their program priorities and implementation strategies for 2019 and beyond. Learn more and register here.

Feb 25
SWANA’s SWANApalooza 2019 – Building the Future

Monday, February 25, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, February 28, 2019 (All day) - Boston, MA

On the heels of heightened recycling contamination standards, single-use plastic reduction efforts, and overall pushes for sustainable social and business practices, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) launches SWANApalooza 2019, the premier technical gathering for professionals to explore environmental solutions for integrated solid waste management, coming to Boston, Massachusetts from February 25–28.

Feb 26
MIT Water Night 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Cambridge, MA

The MIT Water Night is a family-friendly event to celebrate water with the MIT and local community.  Come learn about water through research posters, art exhibits, interactive demos, and more. Working on water? Come share your passion with a broad audience.   Learn more and register here. 

Feb 27
MIT Enterprise Forum’s Energy Storage: New Business Models Fuel Rapid Growth

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

Energy storage has always been a part of the power system, but mainly at the edges - think uninterruptible power system storage, flywheels, ice-based storage, and pumped hydro. Research and development efforts spawned many new ideas, but markets were not ready for widespread adoption of the technology. Now, energy storage is poised to become a central piece of a rapidly growing clean power system, helping to displace fossil fuel generation, reduce emissions and provide power during outages caused by frequent weather events.

Mar 04
Heat Pump & VRF Training

Monday, March 04, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Boston, MA

Join us for a repeat of our popular in-depth introduction to energy-efficient heat pump and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology. This training will explain how these systems work, how they compare to other heating and cooling equipment, how you can identify appropriate applications, and how to access incentives toward installation costs from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and others. Case studies as well as next steps for including VRF in your projects will be included.

Mar 06
Launch Clinic: Internet of Things (IoT) Startups

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

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 14
BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show

Thursday, March 14, 2019 (All day) to Friday, March 15, 2019 (All day) - 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 1,000 industry leaders and emerging professionals together for three days to learn from and share ideas with each other. The theme of BuildingEnergy Boston 2019 is Know-How.