Events - 21 Jun 18

Commercial Solar Energy in Washington, DC – Who Is Leading the Way & How

Until now, a host of obstacles have discouraged DC businesses from choosing solar energy as a power source. Among them: limited available real estate for solar installations and difficulty with traditional solar contracting and financing structures. Join your peers from Bernstein Management Corporation, Carr Properties, WC Smith, New Partners Community Solar, and Sol Systems to learn the different ways each took advantage of available incentives and successfully “went solar” in DC. Each will share the benefits, the challenges, and the lessons learned.

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House Transportation Committee Hearing on Pipeline Safety

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials will hold a hearing entitled “PIPES Act of 2016 Implementation: Oversight of Pipeline Safety Programs.”

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Energy Challenges & Future Opportunities – A Conversation with Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good

Please join the Center for Strategic and International Studies for a Smart Women, Smart Power conversation with Lynn Good, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Duke Energy. She will discuss the trends impacting the energy industry, the challenges it faces, and the efforts being made to create a cleaner, smarter energy future.

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Summer Solstice 2018

On the evening of June 21, join leaders in Washington, D.C. from across government, business, and nonprofit organizations for an upscale cocktail hour and a rooftop reception.

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Film Screening & Talk – “Guardians of the Earth”

The Austrian Cultural Forum – Washington is excited to host a screening of the renowned film “Guardians of the Earth,” a documentary about the Paris Climate Agreement by the Polish/Austrian filmmaker Filip Antoni Malinowski, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker. Heather Coleman, Climate and Energy Director at Oxfam, and Stephanie Hanson Damassa, Washington Director at Climate Nexus, will join him for a Salongespräch/panel discussion after the screening, which will be moderated by Maryanne Culpepper, Executive Director of the DC Environmental Film Festival.

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