Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars

How can cars be redesigned to meet the air quality needs of tomorrow?  What does it take to set up a legislative framework to ensure reduction of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions for the future?  Join WCEE  for a discussion on these questions and more with Margo Oge, author of the book Driving the Future: Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars, and architect of EPA’s recent historic air quality regulations for the transportation sector.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

EPA’s Clean Power Plan: How are grids integrating ever increasing levels of renewable energy? (webinar)

In this webinar, Advanced Energy Economy will explore how some grid operators are already managing the levels of renewable capacity considered in the CPP, and how they are preparing to manage significantly larger amounts in the future.

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Public Hearing on Maryland’s Climate Action Plan

The Maryland Climate Commission will meet to get public input on Maryland’s Climate Action Plan. This plan, required by Maryland’s 2009 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act, contains over 150 programs and policies designed to slash statewide global warming pollution by 25% by 2020. The commission, made up of elected officials, advocates and heads of state agencies, is charged with reporting on our state’s progress to date and making recommendations about next steps.

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Monday, August 10, 2015

Making Solar Energy Accessible to Everyone

How do we design a successful transition to clean, renewable energy in a way that includes everyone, particularly low income families who need it most? GRID Alternatives has developed and implemented a proven model that makes renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities. Join Nicole Steele, Executive Director of GRID Alternatives’ Mid-Atlantic office to learn about the success stories of providing community-scale solar access at the local and regional scale, where there are often different rules, permitting and incentives.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Grid-Scale Energy Storage: Politics, Promise, and Potential

The hype and media noise around grid-scale energy storage in the U.S. is reaching saturation levels. California’s energy strategy is a forcing function for more storage but what about the rest of the country? While ISOs like PJM have instituted competitive frequency regulation procurement, storage is only one of many options that can compete for this service. This presentation will summarize results from independent, competitive assessments focused on life cycle costs and commercial readiness of the various options.

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Potential Energy DC

PEDC, and member company Yuck Old Paint, bring you the first-ever Arts & Energy Mashup!

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Monthly Networking Event for Environmental Professionals: September 2015

The Environmental Law Institute and the D.C. Bar’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section invite you to attend a free networking event.

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