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AVANGRID’s NY Company Named Utility Customer Champion

Yearly, Market Strategies International releases a 2016 Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement™ study of residential customers by Cogent Reports™. This annual study puts together [...]

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State of State Proposals Align with Clean Energy Standard

During Governor Cuomo’s 2017 State of the State, he presented several proposals to enhance clean energy in New York. These proposals included a variety of [...]

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REV Campus Challenge Receives $2 Million in Funding

The REV Campus Challenge announced in August 2016 recently has gained funding support to aid more colleges and universities in becoming more energy efficient. Governor [...]

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Clean Energy Funding Available for NY Communities

Thanks to Governor Cuomo’s NY-Sun Initiative, $3.6 million in funding is now available to increase access to solar in low- to moderate-income families across the [...]

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Bloom Energy Completes Fuel Cell System Installation at Morgan Stanley Headquarters

NYSSGC member Bloom Energy successfully finished installing a fuel cell system at financial giant Morgan Stanley’s global headquarters in Times Square, in the heart of [...]

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First Customers Receive Offshore Wind Power

National Grid, a Consortium member, has made important steps in advancing renewable energy with a historic achievement. National Grid customers are the first in the [...]

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Energy-Efficient Lighting Projects Completed in Buffalo

Buffalo is contributing to making New York even more energy-efficient. The New York Power Authority, a Consortium member, announced the completion of new LED lighting [...]

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New Program and Funding for Energy-Efficient NY Housing

New York housing is becoming more energy efficient with each new initiative put in place. The new NYC Building Operator Training Program offers maintenance staff [...]

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Upcoming Events

Cleantech Forum @ Parc 55 San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Jan 23 – Jan 25 all-day

Who You’ll Meet

This annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community offers a comprehensive, three-day program along with exclusive opportunities to network, learn, and get deals done.

Entrepreneurs: The startups and innovators on the front lines of sustainable innovation.

Corporates: Representatives from today’s leading corporate open innovation and venturing programs – those funding, incubating and partnering with innovation for strategic as well as financial return.

Financial Investors: Representatives from leading financial firms – venture and growth capital firms, from Sand Hill Road to Zhongguancun, along with the angels and family offices looking to make a sustainable impact and financial return.

Innovation Leaders: The ecosystem is completed with the presence of public sector officials and programs specialized in helping cleantech and resource innovation, and by lawyers and bankers, thinkers and innovation visionaries.

Check out a sampling of who typically attends our Forumand why.

You can also check out our photos from the 2016 Forum, as well as last year’s agenda, to get a feel for the event!

What You’ll Experience

Now in its 15th year, Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2017 will once again be a true kick off for your year – mark your calendars for January 23-25, 2017!

Haven’t experienced a Cleantech Forum? Learn more about it here.

Since 2002, Cleantech Group has brought together clean technology’s most influential leaders – corporate executives, start-up and growth company CEO’s, investors, government agencies, and other players – from across all areas of resource innovation, from the major industrial verticals, and from across the globe.

The upcoming Forum will be our 15th annual showing of our flagship event, and Charting the Future, Connecting the Globe remains core to the value proposition of Cleantech Forums, and indeed all of CTG’s services.

Our 15th (Crystal) anniversary will follow this theme, helping you discover and connect with the emerging trends, leading innovation companies, and key players of sustainable innovation. We will once again host the official announcement of our 8th annual Global Cleantech 100 list and awards – our second year doing so at a Forum – as well as release our Global Cleantech 100 Report that highlights the mega-trends of the next 5-10 years.

Are you interested in sponsoring the Forum? Contact us today to learn more about our sponsorship packages. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at forums@cleantech.com.

DistribuTECH 2017 @ San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
Jan 31 – Feb 2 all-day

DistribuTECH 2017 is being held in San Diego and is largest transmission and distribution conference in North America. Smarter Grid Solutions will be exhibiting at Booth 3717.

Learn more about ANM Strata and ANM Element 

With demonstrations of our new products, ANM Strata and ANM Element, you can learn more about the state-of-the-art in DER control which is built for the utility of the future.

Meet Our Experts

Our team of technical and analytical experts will be on hand at our booth. You can book a personal demonstration or find out more about the underlying technology of our products.

For more information, please visit:

Energy, Utility & Environment Conference @ San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
Feb 8 – Feb 10 all-day


WHAT: EUEC 2017 Conference & Expo
WHEN: Wed Feb 8 to Fri Feb 10, 2017
WHERE: San Diego Convention Center, CA

EUEC facilitates information exchange and fosters cooperation between industry, government, and regulatory stake-holders for the protection of our environment and energy security.

EUEC, P.O. Box 66076, Tucson, AZ 85728
Phone: (520) 615-3535
Fax: (602)296-0199
Email: info@euec.com
Website: http://www.euec.com

GreenBiz @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day
FEB 14 – 16, 2017



ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit @ Washington, DC
Feb 27 – Mar 3 all-day


The Summit Technology Showcase displays over 250 innovative energy technologies, including those from ARPA-E funded project teams – many of which have never before been publicly displayed.


Summit Partners can connect with technologists through the Corporate Acceleration Program and generate significant brand exposure through exhibit and sponsorship opportunities.


The Summit Student Program provides the next-generation of America’s energy innovators with an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge energy issues and interact with companies searching for new talent.

MIT Energy Conference @ Boston Marriott Cambridge, Boston, MA
Mar 3 – Mar 4 all-day

The MIT Energy Conference

As the largest student-led energy conference in the US, the MIT Energy Conference has become a premier event to connect professionals, policymakers, academics, and students in the energy industry.

More changes have occurred in the global energy sector in the past decade than in the 100 years prior. In its 12th edition, the MIT Energy Conference main theme is centered on the interconnection between activities, technologies, and geographies, addressing the idea that small, distributed impacts can generate big solutions.

We will bring together leaders and visionaries from industry, government, the scientific community, and the private sector that are looking at the whole value chain in a holistic way, and can speak about and debate the development of these complex interactions, which are redefining the future of energy worldwide.

BuildingEnergy Boston @ Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Mar 7 – Mar 9 all-day


The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade show is the region’s leading event for professionals and practitioners working to build a more sustainable world. It brings over 2,500 industry leaders and emerging professionals together for three days to learn from and share ideas with each other.

“BuildingEnergy Boston is a must attend event for high performance builders, practitioners, and policy makers. You’ll benefit from rigorous, engaging panels covering an array of topics coupled with some of the best networking and deal making opportunities in the northeast.”  -Galen Nelson, Interim Senior Director, Innovation and Industry Support, MassCEC

Who Attends

BuildingEnergy Boston sets itself apart from other green building conferences through its interdisciplinary content and audience. Attendees represent dozens of professions and industries including architecture, engineering, building, design, consulting, policy, finance, auditing, installation, construction, and education, among others.

This diversity encourages broader conversations and taking a whole-systems approach to address the challenges facing our built environment.

What to Expect

1. Quality content and speakers – The content and speaker lineup for this event is curated by a volunteer committee comprised of NESEA members. They ensure sessions are data-driven, diverse, and genuinely useful to attendees.

2. New business opportunities – See cutting-edge technology and grow your client base on the trade show floor, which showcases the products and services of over 100 industry leaders.

3. New friends and a sense of community – The NESEA community is incredibly close-knit. Members and non-members alike laugh, learn, and work (and sometimes even dance) together.

If this all sounds good to you, then register today!

California’s Distributed Energy Future 2017 @ Mission Bay Conference Center
Mar 8 – Mar 9 all-day



As distributed energy gains steam in California, state regulators, policymakers, utilities and DER providers are shaping the rules, regulations, and markets that will ensure the transition is speedy and smooth. It’s a complex, exciting landscape, and today’s actions in California will undoubtedly influence tomorrow’s DER market across the country.

To learn more about this event and to register, please click here.

Capture the Energy 2017 @ Albany Marriott, Albany, NY
Mar 8 – Mar 9 all-day
Join us in New York’s Capitol for the NY-BEST Annual Meeting & Conference: Capture the Energy 2017!


When: March 8 & 9, 2017

Where: Albany Marriott -189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205

Who: Join industry experts as they present and discuss the essential role for storage in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, transforming our electric grid and advancing clean transportation solutions.

NY-BEST invites all energy storage industry leaders, technology developers, grid and transportation experts, researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, engineers, academics and interested investors to attend and meet our many speakers and exhibitors as we discuss the future of energy storage in New York.

Click Here to view the Conference Agenda.

Our speakers will discuss:

  • Growing markets for energy storage
  • What the New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative means for storage
  • Advancing clean transportation
  • Integrating renewable energy with storage
  • Monetizing the value of storage
  • Business models and project financing
  • Innovative storage technologies and applicationsadvancements in energy


Responsible Business Summit NY @ Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, NY
Mar 27 – Mar 28 all-day

Delivering purpose… for people, the planet and profit

Register Today!

The 2017 conference brings the best, the most innovative and most inspiring brands in responsible business to New York at #RBSNY – 200+ attendees learn how to deliver purpose for commercial success, the environment and stakeholders.

  • Profit: Use sophisticated data to build a more effective CSR business case
  • People: Influence stakeholders and drive culture change to make the right ‘sell’
  • Planet: Accelerate progress through technology, environmental and supply chain risk mitigation


Smart Grid Modernization Activities Underway In NY State

There are a variety of key activities now underway in New York State that are relevant to grid modernization.

Learn more about these activities by clicking here to read more about NY State Smart Grid Modernization.

  • Con Edison Modernized Distribution System Demonstration
  • Con Edison Secure Interoperable Open Smart Grid Demonstration Project
  • Con Edison CoolNYC Program
  • Orange and Rockland Smart Grid Deployment Project
  • LIPA 110 Corridor Demonstration Project
  • NYISO Phasor Measurement Unit Network for New York
  • NYPA Evaluation of Instrumentation and Dynamic Thermal Ratings for Overhead Lines
  • New NYISO Control Center
  • NYSEG Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage Plant
  • National Grid – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Partnership
  • AES Energy Storage 8MW Battery-based Storage System

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