Events

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2018 Alaska Regional Energy Workshops - Cordova

Feb. 20, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. Feb. 21, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Alaska | Cordova, Alaska | Add to calendar

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is offering a series of regional workshops designed to provide Alaska Native leaders and their staffs with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the complexities of developing and implementing energy projects in Alaska, including:

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Southeast Clean Power Summit 2018

Feb. 27, 2018 @ 7:45 a.m. Feb. 28, 2018 @ 11:45 a.m. Central | Nashville, Tenn. | Add to calendar

Attendees of this 7th annual Clean Power Summit will learn about what’s happening and what the outlook is for renewable energy developments in the Southeast. The conference features representatives from utilities, project developers, and industry experts discussing the most current information and what it’s likely to mean for stakeholders in the region.

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Distributed Wind Business Conference 2018: Investing in America’s Future with On-Site Power

Feb. 27, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Feb. 28, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Washington, D.C. | Add to calendar

At Distributed Wind 2018, leaders of the distributed and community wind industry convene to showcase the distributed wind industry sector. This year's theme is "Investing in America's Future with On-Site Power."

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AWEA Wind Project Operations and Maintenance Safety Conference 2018

Feb. 27, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Feb. 28, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | San Diego, Calif. | Add to calendar

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Project Operations and Maintenance and Safety Conference 2018 is where the industry comes together to recognize unique challenges and identify solutions in four main sectors:

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MIT Energy Conference

March 2, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. March 3, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. Eastern | Cambridge, Mass. | Add to calendar

The MIT Energy Conference is the largest student-led energy conference in the United States, consisting of keynote speakers, insightful panels, talks from researchers at MIT, a showcase event, and networking opportunities. The 2018 MIT Energy Conference will explore the future of energy on a global scale and the technologies that are paving the way. Be part of the conversation at this landmark event connecting professionals, policymakers, visionaries, and academics in the energy industry.

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Offshore Wind and Maritime Industry Knowledge Exchange

March 5, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. March 6, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Linthicum Heights, Md. | Add to calendar

Subject matter experts at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Offshore Wind and Maritime Industry Knowledge Exchange workshop will discuss the regulatory regime governing offshore wind energy development, including measures to minimize risk to safety and disruptions to maritime transportation operations while supporting the development of domestic renewable energy. Attendees will learn about the design and operation of offshore wind facilities, potential timelines for development on the Atlantic Ocean, and navigation safety issues associated with the transit of commercial vessels in the vicinity of wind farm facilities. Time will be set aside for interactive discussions between stakeholders. A workshop agenda will be available on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s website in the coming weeks. Contact the Office of Renewable Energy Programs with any questions or comments about the event.

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Business Network for Offshore Wind Industry Day

March 6, 2018 | 12:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Linthicum Heights, Md. | Add to calendar

Presenters at the Business Network for Offshore Wind Industry Day will include updates on offshore wind projects in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, and New York, as well as supply chain information such as fabrication and manufacturing developments and ways to obtain information on state grants and resources to help business owners expand operations. This event follows the 2-day Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Offshore Wind and Maritime Industry Knowledge Exchange.

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Foundation to Blade: Complete Offshore Wind Training

March 7, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Baltimore, Md. | Add to calendar

The Business Network for Offshore Wind will host a comprehensive overview of offshore wind training and the necessary skills for installation and commissioning, transmission, and operations and maintenance. Sponsored by Deepwater Wind, Orsted, and US Wind, the same curriculum will be presented in three cities: Baltimore, Maryland; Edison, New Jersey; and New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Foundation to Blade: Complete Offshore Wind Training

March 8, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Edison, N.J. | Add to calendar

The Business Network for Offshore Wind will host a comprehensive overview of offshore wind training and the necessary skills for installation and commissioning, transmission, and operations and maintenance. Sponsored by Deepwater Wind, Orsted, and US Wind, the same curriculum will be presented in three cities: Baltimore, Maryland; Edison, New Jersey; and New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Foundation to Blade: Complete Offshore Wind Training

March 9, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Eastern | New Bedford, Mass. | Add to calendar

The Business Network for Offshore Wind will host a comprehensive overview of offshore wind training and the necessary skills for installation and commissioning, transmission, and operations and maintenance. Sponsored by Deepwater Wind, Orsted, and US Wind, the same curriculum will be presented in three cities: Baltimore, Maryland; Edison, New Jersey; and New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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2018 California Offshore Wind Industry Summit

March 13, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Pacific | Sacramento, Calif. | Add to calendar

The Pacific Ocean Energy Trust will host the 2018 California Offshore Wind Industry Summit. Representatives from the offshore wind industry, environmental organizations, and the industry supply chain, as well as key government officials and academic leaders, will discuss the future of floating offshore wind energy in California. Agenda topics include state and federal policy, offshore wind opportunities in California and beyond, offshore wind R&D, and an environmental state of the science review.

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Renewable Energy Policy Forum 2018

March 14, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Washington, D.C. | Add to calendar

The American Council on Renewable Energy's Policy Forum convenes 250 industry executives from more than 160 companies in the renewable energy sector. Featuring financiers, developers, energy experts, policymakers, and other senior officials, attendees will learn about the latest on policy, investment, and market trends.

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AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference 2018

March 20, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. March 21, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Memphis, Tenn. | Add to calendar

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference is where leaders from the wind industry, environmental permitting and compliance sector, the scientific community, and regulatory officials come together to discuss the current state of siting and environmental compliance and to network.

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2018 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum

April 3, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. Eastern | Princeton, N.J. | Add to calendar

The 2018 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum is a technical conference that allows attendees to meet business developers and learn about the offshore wind supply chain. Presenters include representatives from companies new to the offshore wind industry such as Schlumberger, which brings oil and gas innovation to offshore wind.

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Small Wind Conference 2018

April 9, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m. April 10, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. Central | Bloomington, Minn. | Add to calendar

Save the date! Agenda details will be posted as they are available. Registration is open. Presentation proposals are now being accepted; deadline is February 9.

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Alaska Rural Energy Conference

April 10, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. April 12, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Alaska | Fairbanks, Alaska | Add to calendar

The Rural Energy Conference is a 3-day event offering technical sessions covering new and ongoing energy projects in Alaska, as well as new technologies and needs for Alaska's remote communities.

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The 2018 State Energy Conference of North Carolina

April 17, 2018 @ 7:30 a.m. April 18, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m. Eastern | Raleigh, N.C. | Add to calendar

Hosted by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center, The State Energy Conference provides insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources, and industry opportunity to help drive North Carolina’s regional energy economy forward with national impact.

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AWEA WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition

May 7, 2018 @ 12:30 p.m. May 10, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m. Central | Chicago, Ill. | Add to calendar

Wind energy professionals from all over the globe will gather to network, learn, and advance their mission at the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA's) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, the industry's largest exhibition in the Western Hemisphere.

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U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2018

May 8, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. May 10, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Chicago, Ill. | Add to calendar

The Collegiate Wind Competition 2018 challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students from a variety of programs to offer a unique solution to a complex wind energy project, providing each student with real-world experience as they prepare to enter the wind industry workforce. The event will be held at the American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER Conference. The students are challenged to design a wind turbine based on market research, develop a business plan to market the product, build and test the turbine against set requirements, and demonstrate knowledge of siting constraints and location challenges for product installation. All products will be judged by a panel of wind industry leaders. Read the rules and requirements and learn about event updates on Facebook.

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2018 Alaska Regional Energy Workshops - Kodiak

May 15, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Alaska | Kodiak, Alaska | Add to calendar

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is offering a series of regional workshops designed to provide Alaska Native leaders and their staffs with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the complexities of developing and implementing energy projects in Alaska, including:

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AWEA Regional Wind Energy Conference 2018 - Northeast

June 26, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. June 27, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Portland , Maine | Add to calendar

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Regional Wind Energy Conference 2018 - Northeast will feature discussions on land-based and offshore wind project development and expert insight into the region's growth potential. Educational sessions will include topics such as finance and investment, permitting, stakeholder engagement, construction, offshore activity, and transmission and interconnectivity. Exhibitors will display the latest in products, services, and solutions for the Northeast wind energy industry.

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2018 REcharge Academy

July 23, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. July 27, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Harrisonburg, Va. | Add to calendar

The REcharge Academy, a week-long renewable energy training workshop, is a unique opportunity for educators to develop a robust understanding of wind and solar power. The intensive training blends lectures from experts and tours of energy facilities with replicable hands-on K-12 lessons to give educators content as well as context. After successfully completing an Academy, attendees become REcharge Instructors and are certified to teach REcharge programming in their own areas. Learn more by downloading the 2017 REcharge Academy Report.

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2018 Sandia Blade Workshop

Aug. 28, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Aug. 30, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Lubbock, Texas | Add to calendar

In 2004, the first Sandia Blade Workshop was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The average diameter of a rotor was 74 meters with just more than 6 gigawatts of total installed wind capacity.

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AWEA Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference 2018

Sept. 11, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Sept. 12, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Austin, Texas | Add to calendar

Accurate wind energy resource assessment is a critical factor in developing successful wind projects. Join wind industry project developers, wind assessors, and siting professionals for the annual American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference. At this technical event, attendees will participate in targeted networking sessions and explore the industry's needs through presentations on new state-of-the-art techniques and technologies.

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