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DOE Webinar: Building Re-tuning for Energy Efficiency

September 2 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Online Webinar
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Energy

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “Make Your Building Sing! Building Re-tuning to Reduce Energy Waste.” The webinar will feature an Energy Department and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory curriculum, focusing on re-tuning both large and small commercial buildings – a low-cost process to identify and correct operational problems that lead to energy waste.

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Electricity in Transition - Technologies, Markets & Regulation

September 4 | 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Sponsors: Center for Strategic and International Studies

This second session of the CSIS Energy and National Security Program's Electricity in Transition series will feature experts on both technology and the interplay between markets and regulation. The first panel, Technology in Transition, will address the commercial and technological advances impacting the electricity business and preview what other changes are on the horizon. The second panel, Markets and Regulation in Transition, will address the reevaluation of the current regulatory system, diving into the past, present and future of the interplay between markets and regulation in the electricity sector.

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Status and Challenges in CO2 Geological Storage

September 4 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: US Energy Association
Sponsors: United States Energy Association

The presentation will cover a series of broad subjects in CO2 storage as a climate-change mitigation strategy, such as the current status and the need for CCS in the next decades, scientific and technical challenges in CO2 storage in geological media, and legal and regulatory challenges in large-scale deployment of CCS.

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Energy Management Association Seminar & Exam for Energy Management Professionals

September 8 - September 9 | 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Sponsors: Energy Management Association

The Energy Management Association (EMA) will conduct a seminar and exam for a new class of Energy Management Professionals (EMP) on September 8-9, 2014 in Arlington, VA.

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Powering the Energy Discussion: Women in Washington Leadership

September 9 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Clyde's of Gallery Place
Sponsors: Women's Council on Energy and Environment

WCEE's Women in Leadership Committee will host a candid discussion of how public trust and perception impacts domestic energy projects, and drives how government, businesses, NGOS and other stakeholders who must work together to move opportunities forward.

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Monthly Networking Event for Environmental Professionals: September 2014

September 10 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Laughing Man Tavern
Sponsors: Environmental Law Institute

The Environmental Law Institute and the D.C. Bar's Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section will host a free networking event. Light appetizers will be included; other refreshments are at your own expense.

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Green Living Expo DC

September 11 | 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: University of the District of Columbia
Sponsors: Green Living Expo DC

The 2014 Green Living DC Expo will be held on Thurs., Sept. 11, at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). The free event will be held on Dennard Plaza on UDC’s Van Ness campus from 3:30 - 8:00 p.m. The Green Living Expo is free and open to the public.

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