Interested in how effective financing options impact the efficiency revolution? The American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy will be holding its annual Energy Efficiency Finance Forum from May 21 - 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Efficiency is widely recognized as the lowest-cost pathway to meet energy savings goals, but in order to bring it to the scale necessary, global investment in efficiency will need to exceed $10 trillion over the next 20 years. To register for the Forum, visit: http://aceee.org/conferences/2017/eeff
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels. Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies. AEE recently introduced PowerSuite, a robust set of tools to search, track, and collaborate on energy legislation and utility regulatory proceedings from across the country with one, easy-to-use interface. Learn more at www.aee.net
The 7th annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), brings together the best minds in business, academia and government to advance cutting-edge technologies that could fundamentally change the way we generate, use and store energy. The Summit provides a perfect forum to advance concepts and transform ideas into market-ready energy technologies.
CalCharge is the connective tissue for the energy storage industry. We are a membership organization that brings together multinational corporations, start ups, national laboratories, research universities, utilities, and other key stakeholders. CalCharge accelerates the development, commercialization, and deployment of new energy storage technologies for the consumer, transportation, and grid markets. To find out more about becoming a member, visit www.calcharge.org
The Center for Sustainable Energy is a mission-driven nonprofit, providing clean energy consulting services and program management to governments, regulators, utilities, businesses, property owners and others looking for an objective implementation partner to develop customized solutions that help lower energy costs, and increase consumer choice and accessibility to clean energy technologies. Expertise include: Clean Transportation, Energy Efficiency & Building Performance, Policy Support, Marketing, Education & Outreach and more. Learn more at EnergyCenter.org.
The Clean Coalition is a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid through technical, policy, and project development expertise. We drive policy innovation to realize the full potential of distributed energy resources, and we work with utilities to develop Community Microgrids that prove local renewables connected to the distribution grid can provide at least 25% of the total electric energy consumed while at least maintaining grid reliability and power quality.
Clean Edge, Inc. is one of the world’s first research and advisory firms devoted to the clean-tech sector. For more than a decade, the firm has delivered timely data, expert analysis, and comprehensive insights. Clean Edge offers an unparalleled suite of indexing, benchmarking, and advisory services, including stock indexes, the U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, and the Utility Clean Energy Benchmarking Report. To learn more about working with Clean Edge, visit www.cleanedge.com.
Credible, comprehensive Community Choice energy information is required to accelerate the statewide movement. So the Center for Climate Protection created Clean Power Exchange, an online hub of information, resources, and conversation. At the site you'll find an interactive map that offers an overview of communities across the state that are engaged in Community Choice as well as their stage of development.
Cleantech Law Partners is a full-service law firm dedicated exclusively to the legal and policy needs of renewable energy project developers and cleantech companies. CLP helps renewable energy developers, investors, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs obtain permits, negotiate key legal documents, secure intellectual property rights, and manage financial transactions. CLP also advises clients on corporate and tax matters, and serves as outside in-house counsel.
Cleantech San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape, leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region. Cleantech San Diego’s membership includes more than 100 local businesses, universities, governments, and nonprofits committed to advancing sustainable solutions for the benefit of the economy and the environment.
The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GACC) acts as a link between German and American companies and organizations. The GACC is the first point of contact for German companies interested in doing business in the U.S., particularly on the West Coast, providing assistance through a variety of services. The Chamber connects German decision-makers with their U.S. counterparts and its goal is to bring German and American companies together, and thus, foster, strengthen and advance bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S.
The Modular Energy Storage Architecture (MESA) Standards Alliance is a consortium of electric utilities and technology suppliers developing an open, non-proprietary set of specifications and communication standards for the energy storage industry. Through standardization, MESA accelerates interoperability, scalability, safety, quality, availability, and affordability in energy storage components and systems.
NECEC’s mission is to create a world-class clean energy hub delivering global impact with economic, energy and environmental solutions. NECEC helps clean energy companies start, scale and succeed with our unique business, innovation and policy leadership.
NECEC includes the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a 501(c)(6) trade member organization, and NECEC Institute, a 501(c)(3). The Northeast Clean Energy Council is the lead voice for hundreds of clean energy companies across the Northeast, influencing the energy policy agenda and growing the clean energy economy. NECEC Institute leads programs that support Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Industry Research & Development.
OTTI is a non profit organisation founded in 1977. Our purpose is to stimulate industrial economy by providing state-of-the-art information, initiating processes, developing visions, and also by training managerial personnel. We establish long term networks with experts and key-players from industry, science, and administration.
The San Francisco Department of the Environment helps meet the City’s ambitious environmental goals through policies, programs, and partnerships supported by a robust outreach and education program. Active in all sectors citywide, its divisions are Climate, Efficient and Renewable Energy, Zero Waste, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Green Building, Clean Transportation, Biodiversity, and Urban Forestry. Current efforts include enhancing resiliency through energy storage and microgrids.
SGIP is an industry consortium representing a cross section of the energy ecosystem focusing on accelerating grid modernization and the energy internet of things through policy, education, and promotion of interoperability and standards to empower customers and enable a sustainable energy future. Our members are utilities, vendors, investment institutions, industry associations, regulators, government entities, national labs, services providers and universities. A nonprofit organization, we drive change through a consensus process. Visit www.sgip.org.
The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to learn the wants and needs of energy consumers in North America, encourages the collaborative sharing of best practices in consumer engagement among industry stakeholders, and educates the public about the benefits of smart energy and energy technology.
Smart Grid Northwest’s mission is to promote, grow and enable the smart grid industry and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest. With diverse members, the organization is dedicated to promoting a cluster of smart grid-related companies, while also enabling the deployment of smart grid solutions. Smart Grid Northwest efforts focus in three areas: Education, Policy, and Regional Planning. More details available at www.smartgridnw.org.
The SunSpec Alliance is a trade alliance of over 70 solar and storage distributed energy industry participants, together pursuing information standards to enable “plug & play” system interoperability. SunSpec standards address operational aspects of solar PV power and energy storage plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting technology innovation, and accelerating industry growth. More information at www.SunSpec.org
Women in Cleantech and Sustainability (WCS) fosters an influential network of professionals to further the roles of women in growing the green economy and making a positive impact on the environment. Founded in 2011, WCS is a nonprofit organization made up up over 1500 professional women and men working to build the green economy. Our members range from the students and entry level professionals, to Founders, C-Suite executives and investors.
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) is a non-profit organization with more than 40,000 members worldwide. By providing a forum for networking and career development through social, educational and civic service opportunities, YPE aims to facilitate the advancement of young professionals in the global energy industry.