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.  

Oct 23
GTM Forum: New England Solar & Storage

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM - Boston, MA

New England is one of the fastest growing regions for solar and energy storage. With strong policies for renewables and a local hive of innovative clean energy companies, New England has the potential to lead the nation towards a decentralized and decarbonized electric future. Join the region's leading developers, financiers, technology vendors and policymakers for a day of networking, in-depth conversation, and exclusive GTM Research analysis.

Oct 23
Reducing Facility Operating Costs and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Worcester, MA

The Central Massachusetts Business Environmental Network (CMBEN) in partnership with the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce present Reducing Facility Operating Costs and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions. The following are the speakers and the topics they will present on:

Oct 24
CPES Future of Energy Conference: What's the Deal?

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (All day)

Save the date for the CT Power and Energy Society’s Future of Energy Conference: Whats the Deal? – more information coming!

Oct 24
Guide to Raising an Angel Seed Round: Due Diligence Documents & Contracts

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Boston, MA

You’re getting ready to raise you Seed round - and you’ve gotten a couple of meetings with Angels… Now what?

Oct 24
How U.S. Cities Are Driving Demand for Renewables Webinar

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

America’s cities are becoming significant demand drivers for renewable sector growth and investment.

Oct 24
MITei Fall Colloquium

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Save the Date! MITEI's Fall Colloquium will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. For over a decade, this annual event has brought the MIT community together to hear about an important area of energy research from a prominent member of industry. Details to follow. 

Oct 25
National Grid 2018 Energy Solutions Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Foxborough, MA

National Grid’s 2018 Energy Solutions Summit will focus on  financing your energy efficiency projects; exploring new, cost-effective technologies and solutions; connecting you with the experts in our developing industry; providing meaningful ways to network and collaborate with your peers and National Grid’s team of dedicated professionals; and, providing you with the tools you need to help your business or institution grow and prosper.

Oct 25
Introduction to Net-Zero Building

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Boston, MA

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to rally your project team to achieve zero energy on your projects. You’ll discover ways to sell your clients on being committed to never having to pay a utility bill ever again. Using specific case studies and stories from the field, you’ll develop an arsenal of ideas you can apply to your current projects right now. You won’t want to miss this workshop by a pioneer in regenerative buildings. Follow a 20 step process to getting to net zero in your buildings.

Oct 25
Women's Energy Network Boston Chapter Salary Negotiation Workshop

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join WEN Boston for a salary negotiation workshop with David Niño of MIT. Attendees will assess existing strengths and weaknesses for negotiation, learn new techniques and skills for salary-related conversations, practice negotiation role play and develop confidence in developing a compensation package. Learn more and register here.

Oct 25
Green Building Showcase

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Boston, MA

At USGBC MA’s Green Building Showcase, community members celebrate the best efforts, designs, and products in the Commonwealth. Join USGBC for a night of project boards, short presentations, discussions, and awards. This year’s event has a projected attendance of 300 participants and 150 project boards. Attendees include architects, engineers, contractors, developers, owners, facility managers, building users, lenders, suppliers and everyone who plays a role in designing, operating and constructing the built environment. 

Oct 25
NECEC's 11th Annual Green Tie Gala

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Boston, MA

NECEC's Green Tie Gala is the premiere clean energy networking event in the region. Each year the Northeast clean energy industry comes together in celebration of the industry’s growth and accomplishments, and our mission to create a world-class clean energy hub delivering global impact with economic, energy and environmental solutions.   Learn more and get tickets

Oct 26
EBC's Climate Change Program: The Case for Putting a Price on Carbon

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Boston, MA

Carbon pricing mechanisms have been implemented in 45 countries and more than 25 subnational jurisdictions, but these schemes presently account for only 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure to meet the targets set forth in the Paris Agreement has reignited interest in exploring emissions trading systems, carbon taxation, or carbon fee and dividend mechanisms at the State and Federal levels.

Nov 01
Toast To Impact

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

Join Richi Entrepreneurs and ACTION Innovation Network's annual Toast To Impact party to celebrate Massachusetts' unique health and cleantech innovation ecosystem! Come and honor the incredible work that incubators, investors, government, academia, and other professionals are doing to support entrepreneurs and innovators - all with a common goal of making a great impact to our society and environment. We invite you to keep growing your network with vibrant music and tasty food. Let's continue building Massachusetts' global innovation capacity, all together!

Nov 05
X·CON 2018: The Xconomy Conference on Technology and Transformation

Monday, November 05, 2018 - 5:15 PM to Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - 12:00 PM - Boston, MA

We're at a pivotal moment. In short, we're facing technological change more rapid and dramatic than we previously imagined, and no corner of business or society will be left untouched. What are the key trends business leaders need to understand? Who are the players to watch across different industries? And which new technologies are most important to solving the world’s big problems?

Nov 06
Strategic Energy Management Collaborative Workshop

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Burlington, VT

Strategic Energy Management (SEM) offers an exciting pathway to realize significant energy savings in the commercial and industrial sectors throughout the Northeast region. The Northeast SEM Collaborative Workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about new strategies to drive adoption of SEM as part of energy efficiency programs. Key stakeholders will include energy efficiency program administrators, implementation experts, and federal program representatives.

Nov 07
Passive House 2018 Symposium

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

Passive House buildings have been growing in size, scope, and impact across the region and this year’s Passive House Symposium will be a showcase for real-world data on energy performance, financial cost, air quality and health, and more. Join Passive House Massachusetts to experience “Passive House in Action” and the forefront of the new Massachusetts building revolution.  Learn more and register here.

Nov 07
Solar O&M: Residential and Commercial Applications

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Boston, MA

As solar markets mature, O&M programs that optimize system performance and maximize ROI are becoming a key focus for the solar industry. New business models are evolving as innovative technologies, data-driven automation and analytics are redefining Residential and Commercial Solar O&M. Join the Solar Energy Business Association of New England for this one-day seminar designed for solar developers, installers, and investor/owner-operators interested in learning from O&M thought leaders, monitoring manufacturers and service providers about:

Nov 07
Solar & Energy Storage: ACES Program Update

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Waltham, MA

In 2015 the Baker-Polito Administration announced a two-phase, $10-million-dollar Energy Storage Initiative. Phase II included funding for energy storage demonstration projects via the Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) program.  The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources awarded funding for 26 demonstration projects. Many of these projects included Solar and Storage.  Kavita Ravi – Director of Emerging Markets – will provide an update on the program and projects underway.

Nov 08
Energy Storage in the Clean Peak Standard

Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Clean Peak Standards (CPS) are being implemented or considered by several states, as a way to focus renewable generation at peak demand hours. Energy storage is expected to play a major role in these efforts. Join the Clean Energy States Alliance for this webinar with Lon Huber, who has consulted with numerous state governors and energy officials on CPS, will discuss the role of storage and how some states are approaching storage in the CPS.  Learn more and register here.

Nov 08
Energy & Cleantech Connect

Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge, MA

Venture Cafe’s Energy & Cleantech mini-conference seeks to bring together the brightest minds who are building, funding, and innovating in the Greater Boston area’s Energy & CleanTech communities. Come prepared to not only hear the best ideas and see the latest technologies but also to participate in building Boston’s CleanTech Industry. Learn more and register here.

Nov 10
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.

Nov 15
MIT Water Summit 2018: Thirsty Cities

Thursday, November 15, 2018 (All day) to Friday, November 16, 2018 (All day) - Cambridge, MA

The MIT Water Summit is a gathering of students and faculty from MIT and the greater Boston area as well as leaders from industry, finance, government, and academia organized annually by the MIT Water Club to explore current problems and potential solutions surrounding water resources. This year’s MIT Water Summit brings together representatives of industry, academia, government, and NGOs to reflect upon the unique water challenges facing cities from around the globe.

Dec 04
gridCONNEXT 2108

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, December 06, 2018 (All day) - Washigton

The event convenes world-class experts to explore diverse perspectives and uncover market innovations poised to redraw the electric utility landscape. With the growth of clean energy, energy storage and electrified transportation – along with new business and regulatory models supporting investments in DERs and grid modernization – this event offers an unprecedented opportunity to connect with key stakeholders and explore what’s next in the utility sector. Learn more and register here.

Dec 06
AEENE's Technical Round Table about Energy Efficiency and Cannabis Cultivation Facilities

Thursday, December 06, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Lowell, MA

Join the Association of Energy Engineers' New England Chapter at their Technical Round Table about Energy Efficiency and Cannabis Cultivation Facilities. Cannabis cultivation has very intensive energy use requirements - energy costs for cultivators are often 20-40% of operating costs. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission oversees a working group of state agencies to help develop best practices regarding energy efficiency and resource usage.  The state and this new industry will need the expertise of the energy design and engineering community.

Dec 07
2018 HELIX Summit

Friday, December 07, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Providence, RI

Join NEEP for the third annual Home Energy Labeling Information eXchance (HELIX) Summit. NEEP is also organizing a reception on the evening prior to the Summit to network with peers at the Biltmore Providence. The event will give attendees the opportunity to hear about how the pilot project is going and what future plans are for this first-of-its-kind effort to automate the transfer of home energy data to Multiple Listing Services (MLS).

Dec 07
NESEA's LEED Platinum Urban Community Development Pro Tour

Friday, December 07, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Boston, MA

Join NESEA's 2018 Pro Tour Series with a visit to an ongoing LEED certified community development project in East Boston. See the beginings of a planned 373 unit project that will include a community center, managemnet office and public park. The spaces in the development are being built with a tight thermal envelope, triple glazed windows, heat recovery systems, and VRF systems. Along with the tour, the event will include presentaitons by NESEA and the project host as well as a Q&A panel with members of the project team.

Mar 13
BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show

Wednesday, March 13, 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.