New York City is home to a blossoming cleantech revolution, but lacks an underlying network to connect and engage the community.

As a result, many growth opportunities remain unexplored.

Solar One and NYC ACRE at NYU-Poly have partnered to create a new program, Clean Energy Connections, that will provoke discussion, share best practices and new visions -- and then provide a consistent, accessible forum that NYC’s clean energy industry can turn to for ongoing interaction and the development of working partnerships. Consisting of both a live discussion series and an online presence, Clean Energy Connections provides a platform for thought leadership to help NYC businesses leverage their strengths and lead the nation in developing a strong clean energy sector.

The panel discussions feature leaders and innovators in energy addressing the state of the industry and how NYC can lead the nation in developing a clean energy economy. While the face-to-face events will spark dialogue and provide inspiration, the Clean Energy Connections online platform provides ongoing interaction, industry collaboration, and learning. By creating both physical and digital hubs for collaboration, Clean Energy Connections will provide NYC’s emerging cleantech sector with the network it needs to grow and compete in the global economy.

Watch future events live on Greentech Media, and watch the panel "Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?" Tweet questions using hashtag #CleanNRGX or leave them below and we'll ask them live!


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