e-Lab Forge: Texas 2019
Sep
16
to Sep 18

e-Lab Forge: Texas 2019

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The electricity team at Rocky Mountain Institute is excited to kick off team recruitment for e-Lab Forge: Texas 2019 to be held at Lakeway Resort in Texas, September 16-18.

e-Lab Forge Texas will be a dynamic two-and-half-day workshop for up to 7 multi-stakeholder teams working on high-impact, scalable ideas and projects that accelerate distributed clean energy in Texas. These teams may include:

  • Scaled deployment of distributed solar + storage in co-op and municipal utility territories

  • Innovative market solutions for distributed solar and storage in competitive retail regions of ERCOT

  • Community resilience through distributed clean energy

  • Business models for low- and moderate-income household access to distributed clean energy resources

  • Other ideas and projects that support distributed clean energy resources in Texas

You will find more information about the event including the application form and team recruitment at https://rmi.org/our-work/electricity/elab-electricity-innovation-lab/elab-forge-texas/

To further discuss the event, recruitment and opportunities for involvement with the RMI team, please email: elabtx@rmi.org

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Grid Edge Innovation Summit 2019
Jun
18
to Jun 19

Grid Edge Innovation Summit 2019

Grid Edge Innovation Summit comes to San Diego for its sixth year for two full days of data-intensive presentations from the leading grid edge research practice in America and industry-led discussions on how data analytics, AI, DERMs and other smart grid innovations are enhancing grid reliability, optimization and planning.

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Energy/Electricity Hedging, Trading, Futures, Options & Derivatives Seminar
Jun
6
to Jun 7

Energy/Electricity Hedging, Trading, Futures, Options & Derivatives Seminar

Energy/Electricity Hedging, Trading, Futures, Options & Derivatives Seminar is for energy and electric power professionals who are looking for a comprehensive and clearly explained understanding of natural gas, oil and electricity financial instruments, the markets they trade in, and how these powerful tools can be used to manage risk and structure profitable transactions. It is provide the attendees with the opportunities to learn How to use futures contracts, options, swaps, trigger deals and other financial instruments to protect your company from natural gas, oil and electricity price, basis and delivery risks, How physical and cash settled futures contracts, over-the-counter energy swaps and physical forward contracts are traded and the purposes served by these markets and much more.

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In Depth: The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Power Transactions, & Renewable Energy Resources
Jun
4
to Jun 5

In Depth: The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Power Transactions, & Renewable Energy Resources

Learn “how it all fits together.” This in-depth, ambitious and fast-paced program provides a comprehensive and clear explanation of the structure, function, and current status of today's U. S. electric power industry and the many industry topics listed below, but it also adds material to address the fundamentals of power marketing and how competitive physical, financial and heat rate power transactions are designed and executed at the wholesale and end-user retail levels--both within and outside of an ISO footprint. The basics of heat rates, spark spreads, tolling deals, generation optionality, and heat-rate-linked power transactions are also addressed.

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Wind Power Big Data and Internet of Things Forum (7TH Edition)
May
28
to May 29

Wind Power Big Data and Internet of Things Forum (7TH Edition)

Following last year's success, the 7th Wind Power Big Data Forum is coming back to North America in 2019. Renewable energy sector is facing a radical revolution of its own, making flawless wind farm performance is crucial as ever. Leveraging Big Data and ensuring a secure and flexible data infrastructure is in place, can improve business processes and lower maintenance costs. The forum will unite leading wind power experts to find solutions for enhancing wind farms reliability, sustainability and efficiency. Participants will get a unique opportunity to learn about innovative strategies for data-driven predictive maintenancecost reduction and forecasting. Moreover, you will find out about the forefront tools and techniques that will help you boost wind farm energy production.

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Stewart Title Event at AWEA WindPower 2019
May
19
5:00 PM17:00

Stewart Title Event at AWEA WindPower 2019

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AWEA WINDPOWER® 2019 is blowing in. Come join Stewart Title Commercial Services as we kick off the conference with wine and Mediterranean-inspired tapas. You’ll leave energized and ready to power through the next three days.

Where? 
Cueva (inside the downtown Marriott Marquis)
1777 Walker St 
Houston, TX 77010 
713.654.1777

When? 
Sunday, May 19, 2019 
5-9 p.m. 

RSVP to Alexander Perez no later than May 6.

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EPIcenter presents: THIRST FOR POWER
May
14
5:30 PM17:30

EPIcenter presents: THIRST FOR POWER

Featuring the San Antonio premiere of the documentary “Thirst for Power,” adapted from the book Thirst for Power: Energy, Water and Human Survival by Dr. Michael Webber. The documentary explores the history of civilization’s quest for abundant water and energy, our dependence on them, and the vulnerabilities in our current system.

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Solar Summit 2019
May
14
to May 15

Solar Summit 2019

Now in its 12th year, Solar Summit remains the premier conference for defining the latest industry needs from the experts. With hundreds of high-caliber attendees, we will cover the latest developments in module technology, how the ITC stepdown will impact project finance, emerging markets for distributed solar and much more.

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S3 Solar Software Summit 2019
May
13
8:00 AM08:00

S3 Solar Software Summit 2019

Join GTM & Folsom Labs for the fourth year of the industry’s first dedicated event covering the growing solar software ecosystem.

We'll cover topics including machine learning, GDPR, solar-plus-storage software, project finance, developer tools, utility data, construction management & more.

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Solar Austin Happy Hour: Austin Energy’s SHINES Program
Apr
23
5:30 PM17:30

Solar Austin Happy Hour: Austin Energy’s SHINES Program

Energy in a Smart City – What is going on in Austin?

For our April happy hour, Karl Popham will share Austin Energy’s innovative efforts in the utility’s alignment with the city’s goals of Mobility, Affordability, and Health/Environment. This will include an update on the opportunities and challenges with the award-winning Austin SHINES deployment that integrated residential, commercial, and grid battery storage systems (to include vehicle to grid) with PV Solar under one “virtual power plant” dispatch system. Karl will also do a deep dive into Austin’s transportation electrification programs to included CapMetro’s Bus Fleet plans, eScooters (love them/hate them?), grid integration, low-income solutions, new training opportunities, autonomous driving rollout plans (Austin’s Smart Moblity Roadmap), and more.

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Apr
1
to Apr 2

Solar & Storage Finance 1 - 2 April 2019 | Austin Downtown

SEIA predicts an additional 4,671 MW of new solar installations over next 5 years in Texas, ranking the state second in the USA for growth after California. In the last 3-months of 2017, Texas added 227 megawatts of solar capacity. To put that into perspective, Texas’ peak demand is was around 71 GW in 2016. Deployment of energy storage, too is set to grow rapidly in the state US-wide, there was an increase of 46% in the third quarter of 2017 and prices for lithium-ion in particular have dropped by 24% since 2016.

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Save The Date: 2019 Renewable Energy Policy Forum
Mar
20
8:00 AM08:00

Save The Date: 2019 Renewable Energy Policy Forum

For Renewable Power Players

Entering its 16th year, ACORE's Renewable Energy Policy Forum is the only pan-renewables summit that addresses the full range of state and national policy mechanisms most essential to growth. 

On March 20, 2019, nationally recognized policymakers and business leaders will gather at the Conrad Hotel in Washington, D.C. to build out the renewable energy economy and help guide the most interesting and important conversations happening in power markets today. 

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Solar Austin February Happy Hour: Tour of Austin Central Library
Feb
26
5:30 PM17:30

Solar Austin February Happy Hour: Tour of Austin Central Library

We’re switching things up a bit for our February happy hour. We won’t be at Scholz Garten this month, so don’t go there, or you’ll be lonely.

Instead, we hope you’ll join us for an expert-guided look at the green features – including the on-site solar energy system - of the Austin Central Library. This LEED Platinum-certified building opened late October 2017 has the distinction of being the first new building with a solar array on the downtown sector of the electric grid, which comes with added complications.

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Announcing Global Lecture Series III + City of the Future Conference
Feb
25
6:00 PM18:00

Announcing Global Lecture Series III + City of the Future Conference

  • Tobin Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

EPIcenter's Global Lecture Series III is entitled “PoweringTransformation: German and US Perspectives” and is the featured evening program on the first day of the City of the Future conference. The conference will be held February 25-26, 2019, at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, Texas.

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SAVE THE DATE Distributed Wind 2019
Jan
27
8:00 AM08:00

SAVE THE DATE Distributed Wind 2019

Distributed Wind 2019 is the annual business conference of the Distributed Wind Energy Association. This one-day conference brings together turbine manufacturers, project developers, thought leaders and government program managers for a comprehesive overview of business opportunities in the U.S. distributed wind industry. The day before, Wednesday, February 27th, is DWEA's annual "Day on the Hill", where our members and guests will meet with members of Congress and the administration to discuss policies affecting the industry.

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TREIA Annual Member Meeting
Jan
24
4:00 PM16:00

TREIA Annual Member Meeting

Calling all Members! We hope you can join us for our 2019 Member Meeting and Reception! Thanks to one of our newest members SunPower for hosting at their Domain location.

We will toast to the successes of 2018 and review plans for 2019 including a legislative preview by Board Member Chris Reeder.

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New Webinar - Renewable Energy Projects: Federal and State Regulatory Approvals
Dec
14
1:00 PM13:00

New Webinar - Renewable Energy Projects: Federal and State Regulatory Approvals

In this installment, Husch Blackwell attorneys will discuss the federal and state regulatory approvals often required for typical wind and solar energy projects. They will address the circumstances under which such regulatory approvals are required and the timing needed to apply for and receive the approvals. In addition, they will highlight issues that commonly arise throughout the approval process.

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Solar Business Festival 2018: Conference + Exhibition
Nov
28
to Nov 29

Solar Business Festival 2018: Conference + Exhibition

  • Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Solar Business Festival is the leading solar conference and exhibition in Texas that brings together forward-thinking experts, investors, and businesses in the retail, commercial, industrial, and residential industries, for two intensive days of networking, knowledge sharing, matchmaking and deal making.

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Nov
14
11:30 AM11:30

TREIA & PETROS join together in Houston to Discuss Commercial PACE Financing

While the U.S. is experiencing an era of exciting growth in energy innovation and finance, many building owners and developers still struggle to find the capital they need and financial products that work for their specific projects. This luncheon will provide a deep dive into the state of the Commercial PACE financing market in Texas and will cover resources that will help building owners and developers demystify and access financing. Presenters will discuss the nuances of C-PACE, the value proposition, case studies and best practices for communicating to decision makers within your organization.

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Watch Power & Renewables Summit 2018 Right Here on November 13-14
Nov
13
to Nov 14

Watch Power & Renewables Summit 2018 Right Here on November 13-14

We have 10+ hours of panels and presos from our industry-leading grid edge conference. And you can watch it all by registering here.

Watch Live & On-Demand

GTM Squared will livestream 2 full days of panels and presentations on Nov. 13-14 from Austin. Squared members get exclusive access to the broadcast and video on-demand afterward. See the agenda below and join today so you don't miss any insights!

For less than one night at a hotel, you'll hear directly from the utilities, regulators and technology providers on how fundamental transformations are reshaping reshaping power businesses.

For less than one night at a hotel, you'll hear directly from the utilities, regulators and technology providers on how fundamental transformations are reshaping reshaping power businesses.

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Nov
8
9:00 AM09:00

Renewable Energy Grid Forum

Maximizing Renewables Integration through Grid Modernization

ACORE’s Renewable Energy Grid Forum convenes senior renewable energy executives, experts in the storage and technology sectors, system operators, financiers and corporate purchasers to maximize the use and integration of renewable energy in our nation’s power markets. Attendees will assess and advance efforts to promote a modernized grid that values flexibility, competition, reliability and resilience, as the U.S. increasingly fuels its economic growth with renewable power.

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