Events - 26 Jun 19

COG 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) recently launched its 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards! These awards recognize organizations in our region that are undertaking innovative climate stewardship projects. Here are three ways that you can get involved:

  • Apply for an award;
  • Nominate a school or NGO in your community; and
  • Help get the word out by sharing this information with your colleagues and friends!

Please visit our website for more information.

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Microgrids for Enhanced Reliability and Resilience

A majority of power outages occur on electrical distribution systems, affecting a large swath of the national economy, public health, and well-being.  Microgrids, due to their designed operations to enable continuous power delivery in the face of grid outages, have seen early adoption by local communities, commercial/industrial facilities, campuses and institutions, and utilities. To accelerate their widespread adoption, the DOE Microgrid R&D Program has undertaken grid integration R&D to further the microgrid value streams that can be realized both within the microgrid service territory and beyond to provide valued services for the interconnected grid.  This presentation will highlight the ongoing DOE microgrid activities for enhanced grid reliability and resilience.

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Net Zero Discovery Elementary School Tour

Join us for a tour at Discovery Elementary School, the largest verified Zero Energy building in the world!

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Fifth Annual Central & Eastern European Energy Security Conference

For the fifth rendition of the CEE conference, esteemed panelists and moderators will discuss and debate current Central and Eastern European energy policy, the transatlantic energy security nexus, and the movement towards European energy independence.

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Natural Gas Pipeline Technology Day

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of American and The INGAA Foundation will host a Natural Gas Pipeline Technology Showcase.

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Book Presentation – “Amity and Prosperity”

In “Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and poet Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist.

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