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2014 National Summit on RPS

September 22 - September 23
Location: Gallaudet University - Kellogg Conference Hotel
Sponsors: Clean Energy States Alliance

This year’s Summit, hosted by the Clean Energy States Alliance, is the best way to learn about developments and trends related to state RPSs and to network with many of the people from across the country who are most engaged in implementing and analyzing state RPSs.

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Energy 2030 Summit

September 23 | 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building
Sponsors: Alliance to Save Energy

The Energy 2030 Summit brings the community of Energy 2030 endorsers to Washington, D.C. for a discussion on what the federal government can do to help spur activity at the state and local level to achieve the goal of doubling U.S. energy productivity by 2030.

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2014 Solar Symposium: Using Solar Energy to Generate Wealth in Lower Income Communities

September 23 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: The George Washington University
Sponsors: George Washington University Solar Institute


On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, the GW Solar Institute will host its 6th Annual Solar Symposium. This event convenes policymakers, industry experts, business leaders, academics, and students to discuss innovative solutions to today's biggest solar policy questions.
 
The GW Solar Institute will host its 6th Annual Solar Symposium. This event convenes policymakers, industry experts, business leaders, academics, and students to discuss innovative solutions to today's biggest solar policy questions.

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22nd Annual Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner

September 23 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
Sponsors: Alliance to Save Energy

The Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner has been the preeminent showcase for energy efficiency’s most industrious advocates and innovators since its inception in 1993.

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Reforming the Energy Vision: How to Manage the Transition

September 24 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: National Press Club
Sponsors: ICF International

In this Energy and Environment Breakfast, ICF International welcomes two energy experts who offer various perspectives about the power industry and the challenges involved in gaining consensus in a time of great flux.

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A Conversation with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

September 25 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Resources for the Future
Sponsors: Resources for the Future

Resources for the Future will host a conversation with EPA Adminstrator Gina McCarthy about the critical energy and environmental issues facing the naiton. 

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Early Action in the Clean Power Plan

September 25 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Bipartisan Policy Center
Sponsors: Bipartisan Policy Center

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Energy Project and a panel of experts will host a discussion on how early action is accounted for in the Clean Power Plan. This panel of experts from state, utility and environmental advocate perspectives will discuss the treatment of: energy efficiency savings prior to 2020, renewable energy and existing cap-and-trade programs, among other topics.

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Green Building Symposium and Expo

September 26 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Washington Convection Center
Sponsors: DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

The DC Department of Consumer Regulatory Affairs will host the third annual Green Building Symposium on September 26, 2014. The event will take a closer look at how the Green Construction Code, Energy Conservation Code, Green Building Act, Green area Ratio, Benchmarking Law and more are being implemented and enforced from design through building permitting, inspections, and post-occupancy.

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