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- News & Upcoming Events, 11-15-2017 November 15, 2017
- [Re]Verse Pitch: Circular Economy Night November 14, 2017
- A California Experiment Could Shape Texas Electricity Rates November 6, 2017
- Expert Opinion: The Future of Battery Storage with Dr. John Goodenough November 2, 2017
- News & Upcoming Events, Nov. 1st 2017 November 1, 2017
We’re in bustling Houston this time for a one-day workshop covering the fundamentals of the electric utility industry. Don’t worry, it won’t be boring. When it’s over, you’ll understand why Tesla got the cool car named after him (instead of Edison), how the North American grid came to be the behemoth it is today, how electricity is generated, which roles which agencies play, unbundling, deregulation, rate-making, trends, choices, and so much more!
Use Discount code: CleanTX99 for $99 off registration!
$779, $700 with CleanTX99 Discount Code
(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Black & Veatch Offices
4400 Post Oak Pkwy, Suite 1200, Houston, TX
The Courtyard by Marriott Austin-Pflugerville and the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation will be hosting a Client Appreciation dinner for local Pflugerville and Austin businesses.
Featuring a special performance by Hedda Layne
Who should attend:
Local business owners and associates.
Free for business owners and associates.
(Friday) 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Courtyard Marriott Austin-Pflugerville
16100 Impact Way, Pflugerville TX 78660
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
“Clean Energy Beers has no formal agenda – it’s laid-back fun, with only one requirement – you have to like at least one of the following: beer, bar-b-que, or clean energy,” Dr. Webber.
The event brings together a wide variety of people from Austin’s growing clean energy community. Most months, about 75 people show up for Clean Energy Beers: job hunters looking for work, employers looking for employees, investors looking for inventors, inventors looking for investors, business partners seeking deals, “and people who just like hanging around other people who like energy.”
Free Admission. See Uncle Billy’s menu for food and drink prices.
(Monday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Validated Parking in garage of Barton Place
CleanTX and Webber Energy Group
The rapid growth of renewable
The rapid growth of renewable energy is having a profound impact on the fundamental drivers of the U.S. power markets. Join us in November to get an in-depth look at how solar, wind and related renewable energy technology are interacting with current power market dynamics, and how this interaction is raising key questions and challenges for the industry moving forward.
Early Bird : $1,995 Onsite: $2,095
7 (Tuesday) - 8 (Wednesday)
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705
Get inspired, connected, and ready for the third annual [Re]Verse Pitch Competition at our fall kick-off event.
What do a husband and wife entrepreneur team building houses in Huntsville, TX, and a Fortune 500 company have in common? A dedication to the circular economy. This event will feature a joint keynote address from two ends of the business spectrum:
Dan Phillips, CEO, The Phoenix Commotion
Stephen M. Roberts, Global Sustainability Marketing Manger, Dell
Before and after listening to these world-class speakers, you will have time to network with [Re]Verse Pitch mentors, past participants, and staff. We will also provide an overview of the [Re]Verse Pitch Competition and staff will be on hand to answer questions. Light refreshments will be served. Parking in the City Hall garage, a short two blocks from the venue, will be validated.
Admission is FREE but your RSVP is requested
About the Speakers:
Dan Phillips is a designer and builder working in Huntsville, Texas. Dan and his wife Marsha work with unskilled workers to build recycled housing from free, salvaged, and recycled materials. Their company is currently moving toward a commercial market for clients who have a taste for recycling and social entrepreneurship. Associated with the construction industry for over twenty years, he is now concentrating on using one social problem to solve another through their low-income housing initiative: The Phoenix Commotion.
In the spring of 2012 Dan lectured at the 9th International Convention on Architecture in Budapest; in 2014 he was the keynote speaker at the Zero Waste International Association annual conference, hosted by Zero Waste Canada on Vancouver Island; and in 2015 he spoke at the 14th International Architect Encounter in Canova, Italy.
Stephen M. Roberts
As the Global Sustainability Marketing Manager at Dell, Stephen Roberts drives the promotion of “all things green and good” at Dell. His focus is on the intersection of sustainability and technology, with a special emphasis on the circular economy and net positive efforts.
Before joining Dell in 2011, Stephen spent 13 years with the advertising and public relations firm EnviroMedia here in Austin, where he helped start America Recycles Day, managed parts of the Don’t Mess with Texas campaign, and worked on countless other public health and environmental efforts.
Stephen holds a Master’s Degree in Latin American History, which continues to prove very useful during trivia games.
Free! Please RSVP
(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
303 Colorado Street Austin Texas 78701
The Urban Future Competition debuts the world’s most revolutionary smart mobility, smart city, and smart grid technologies by bringing the brightest entrepreneurs together with mission-driven investors, policy leaders, and corporate sponsors for a prestigious pitch competition in NYC. Thanks to BP, New York Community Trust and NYSERDA, we are able to offer each of three winners a $50,000 cash prize and admission into the ACRE incubator at UFL, NYC’s longest running cleantech incubator program.
New York’s supportive state and city governments, flourishing tech sector, and massive scale make it the #2 startup ecosystem in the world. The city has become the ideal laboratory for creating sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Apply today to build a better tomorrow.
In addition to the cash prize and admittance to the internationally acclaimed ACRE incubator, winners of the competition will gain access to both BP’s and ACRE’s community of experts who will help to scale their businesses and accelerate their paths to success.
ACRE companies have raised more than $340 million in follow on funding and have a survival rate of >90% since the program’s inception in 2009.
- $50,000 cash prize with zero-equity stake
- Entrance into NY’s premier cleantech incubator
- Global recognition and promotional media opportunities
- Partnership opportunities with leading industry corporate or public agencies
Open House will be held at the Urban Future Lab in Brooklyn NY,
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Future Lab
15 MetroTech Center, 19th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
RegistrationRegister for the Open House
SBF is the
SBF is the leading solar conference and exhibition in Texas, that provides a significant business platform for knowledge sharing, connectivity, marketing, and sales, bringing together solar & storage companies involved in the Texas’s market, companies looking to expand into Texas, companies looking to grow their business beyond Texas, and C&I facility managers.
Theme under “Eye on Texas Solar Energy Future”, the two-day conference segment will feature a wide variety of sessions on all component of doing a solar and storage business in Texas, microgrids & energy storage, project financing, distributed grid, smart grids, solar initiatives & innovations, utility integration, community solar projects, C-PACE, policies and incentives, market growth opportunities, international solar market opportunities, and more.
The expo is B2B focus and will bring together businesses in the retail, commercial, industrial, residential industries, and facility managers.
Expected to attend this year’s Festival are heads of Texas solar and storage companies, investors, government, facility managers, and other relevant stakeholders. Over 30+ industry CEOs and 50+ senior leaders from leading companies are confirmed to take the stage at SBF 2017, including Crius Energy, Builder Homesite, Quick Mount PV, PowerFin Partners, ResilientGrid, CalCom Solar, Flux Energy Systems, Sunrun, Ideal Power, Good Faith Energy, 7X Energy, Nikola Power, Sunpower, SolarCity, Smart Charge America, Boviet Solar, among others.
See the full speakers line-up at www.sbftexas.com/speakers
29 (Wednesday) 7:45 am - 30 (Thursday) 5:00 pm CT
Thompson Conference Center
2405 Robert Dedman Dr. Austin, Texas
Global Attain Advancement
AWG Contracting™ is dedicated to providing pure drinking water wherever it is required with the world’s most technologically advanced industrial atmospheric water generators. Atmospheric water generation (AWG) technology can supplement current sources of water or replace depleted sources of water without trading fuel for water. The energy efficiency of the atmospheric water generators and the technology, powered by electricity or other renewable energy sources, is the key to the economic viability of this technology. AWG has the ability to harness the power from waste fuel byproducts, greenhouse gasses such as methane, and convert them into drinking water with this technology. AWG supplies industrial atmospheric water generation systems to large-scale military, governmental, non-governmental, and business organizations around the world.
About the Speaker:
Moses West is a retired military officer that served in the United States Army. Moses graduated from college in San Antonio Texas and attended the War College in Leavenworth Kansas. Moses served in several units in the military. His military qualification includes Ranger, Airborne, and Air Assault, Pilot, Commercial Pilot, aircraft maintenance officer and aircraft test pilot. Moses developed his technical skills within the army as the commander of highly skilled aircraft technicians at every level of aircraft repair. His passion for this technology and the development of it use has resulted in the issuing of a patent on the implementation of this technology with and additional patents pending.
*Dinner will be provided!
Free for CleanTX Members, $10 for Non-Members
(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin Technology Incubator-Global Classroom
2815 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705
Free parking lot at ATI