The Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION) is New England’s network of cleantech incubators sharing the common goals of accelerating the growth and success of early-stage companies, strengthening the regional cleantech cluster, and creating more green jobs in New England. Our network of incubators provides diverse resources and a highly- supportive hub in which entrepreneurs, business leaders, government agencies, community leaders, investors, universities, and other interested organizations can collaborate toward the successful commercialization of enterprises that will build a prosperous green economy, improve the quality of our lives and sustain the health of our environment. www.actionnewengland.org
Greentown Labs is a community of bold, passionate entrepreneurs creating game-changing energy technologies that transform the way we live, work, and play. Located in Somerville, Mass., Greentown Labs is the largest cleantech incubator in the United States, operating a 33,000-square-foot facility that enables entrepreneurs to solve today’s biggest energy and environmental problems. Greentown Labs hosts a constant stream of events and programs for the cleantech community and tours more than 10,000 visitors from around the world each year. Its mission is to enable a vibrant community of entrepreneurs to realize their visions by providing access to the resources, labs and funding they need to thrive. The incubator is doubling the size of its headquarters in Somerville and in the fall of 2017 it will open its Global Center for Cleantech Innovation, providing an additional 58,000 sq. ft. of prototyping, office and event space for 50 additional startups. For more information, please visit www.greentownlabs.com or find us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.
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.
The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) helps high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy professionals improve their practices by learning from and networking with each other. Founded in 1974, NESEA is today the region's leading 501(c)(3) membership organization promoting sustainable energy practices in the built environment.
Since 2001, SEBANE has been bringing solar businesses together with policy makers and other stakeholders to create a sustainable solar energy economy for New England. SEBANE’s mission is to protect and promote the New England solar industry through informed policy intervention, coalition building and stakeholder education. Learn more about SEBANE’s advocacy efforts and upcoming events at sebane.org.
Women’s Energy Network (WEN) is an international organization of professionals who work across the energy value chain. Its mission is to develop programs to provide networking opportunities and foster career and leadership development of women who work in the energy industries. WEN’s vision is to be the premier global organization that educates, attracts, retains, and develops professionals working across the energy value chain. WEN offers educational, networking and leadership opportunities to more than 4,000 professionals nationwide through luncheons, conferences, community initiatives, socials and mentoring programs. WEN Boston was established in October 2017 to foster a community of women in energy in the Greater Boston area.
WEN’s vision is to be the premier global organization that educates, attracts, retains, and develops professionals working across the energy value chain. WEN offers educational, networking and leadership opportunities to more than 4,000 professionals nationwide through luncheons, conferences, community initiatives, socials and mentoring programs.