Upcoming Events

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Clean Energy Industry Reception

Come join the clean energy industry at the City Tap House, a cozy local bar, for some food and drink. We’ll have a beer tasting with local brews from around the Mid-Atlantic region. The reception is co-hosted by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Advanced Energy Economy, Advanced Energy Management Alliance, American Wind Energy Association, Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Ceres, National Hydropower Association and SEIA.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Montgomery County C-PACE is Open for Business!

Join Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, PACE Financial Servicing, and Greenworks Lending to learn about the opportunities presented by the new Montgomery County C-PACE program.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

National Capital Climate Fundamentals Workshop #1

The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is offering a series of 2-day training academies in Washington, DC to enable attendees to satisfy all course requirements for the Climate Governance Certificate, a credential issued through ACCO’s CCO CertificationTM Program. These academies will provide curriculum on topics including understanding climate science and variability, identifying climate hazards and conducting vulnerability assessments, basics of greenhouse gas accounting, explanations of the food-water-energy nexus, and fundamental governance and stakeholder engagement strategies.

Workshop participants will learn from experts about the implications of climate change with a regional focus added for the national capital region. Professionals from the public and private sectors, higher education and the NGO community will benefit from the classroom-style, interactive training activities.

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State of the Oil Market

To preview what 2016 may look like, the CSIS Energy and National Security Program is pleased to invite you a public session on the state of the oil market.

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Discussion: Environmental Justice in the Clean Power Plan

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing discussing how environmental justice (EJ) is addressed through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Clean Power Plan, the nation’s first-ever rules limiting carbon pollution from power plants (which are the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States).

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Women in Solar Energy Roundtable: NationWISE

The goal of NationWISE is to discuss stories of women in different areas of the solar industry to show our diverse career paths and experiences and to prompt open discussion about female-friendly work environments. WISE is hoping to use this discussion to baseline its “best practices” that solar companies can adopt for human resources guidelines, female recruitment, and opportunities for women to excel in the solar energy industry.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Capitol Hill Reception – Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA)

The Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA) invites you to our annual Capitol Hill Reception.

Join us for complimentary hor d’oevres and refreshments as DWEA members, partners, and distributed enthusiasts come together.

Because of security restrictions at the U.S. Capitol, please RSVP by February 22, 2016.

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Rooting DC 2016

Rooting DC is a FREE, all-day gardening forum that aims to provide education about urban food production and consumption, to cultivate health and preserve the environment. The program includes dozens of interactive workshops, cooking and food preservation demonstrations, and panel discussions focusing on youth gardening, nutrition, sustainable growing techniques, and healthy food access. The event also hosts 60+ green businesses and nonprofits from throughout the region at an information fair. Check out the full workshop lineup on the event website: www.rootingdc.org

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Policy Interactions: How Power Sector Reforms Shape Renewable Energy Policy in Democracies and Autocracies

Part of the SAIS Research Seminar Series in Politics and Political Economy, 2015-2016, being sponsored by International Political Economy at SAIS. The speaker for this seminar, Johannes Urpelainen, is Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference

Rising to the “Stormwater” Challenge!

Description: CitiesAlive, the North American green roof and wall industry conference, is taking place in Washington DC from November 1st to 4th, 2016.  The conference features presentations on research, design and policy; a trade show with 60+ exhibitors; professional development courses and tours of high-performance green infrastructure projects.  The focus of this conference is stormwater management technology, policy, research and best practices in Washington DC.


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