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Upcoming Events in Washington, D.C.

4 event(s).

Competitiveness Improvement Project Industry Forum

Date: 2/27/2017

Location: Washington, DC

This information was last updated on January 18, 2017

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is convening an industry forum seeking feedback on its Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP). This forum will be held in advance of the Distributed Wind Energy Association's Business Conference, which will be held on February 27-March 1 at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC. The CIP provides funding support for small and mid-size wind turbine manufacturers active in the U.S. market and abroad in areas that will increase the competitiveness of the manufacturer's turbine. Topics funded under the CIP have included Component Improvements and Overall System Optimization, Manufacturing Process Improvements, Prototype Testing, Certification Testing, and Type Certification. An agenda is available. There is no cost to attend the CIP Industry Forum, but registration is required.

Distributed Wind 2017 Business Conference

Date: 2/28/2017 to 3/2/2017

Location: Washington, DC

Source: Distributed Wind Energy Association

This information was last updated on February 21, 2017

The Distributed Wind Energy Association will host its sixth annual Distributed Wind Business Conference and Lobby Day with educational sessions that discuss strategies and approaches for market opportunities. Attendees can meet with experts, gain insight into potential markets, develop relationships with potential business partners, and lobby on behalf of distributed wind.

ACORE National Renewable Energy Policy Forum

Date: 3/15/2017 to 3/16/2017

Location: Washington, DC

Source: American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)

The W Hotel

This information was last updated on January 02, 2017

The leading national conference on renewable energy policy returns to the nation's capital for the 14th year. Be part of the discussion as industry leaders and key elected officials offer a pragmatic perspective on challenges and opportunities for the industry in the new political alignment, including:

  • The timing, outlook, and potential repercussions of the upcoming push for comprehensive federal tax reform, and the renewable sector's related outreach emphasizing the importance of stable tax policy
  • The opportunities associated with proposals for a large-scale infrastructure investment plan, potentially including enhanced investment in grid expansion and modernization
  • Developments and opportunities in state policy, including state renewable portfolio standards, third-party energy sales, distributed generation and community solar, net metering, green banks, and PACE financing
  • Prospects for new policies to support energy storage and grid modernization and related initiatives
  • An assessment of potential federal regulatory changes and their impacts on the business of renewable energy.

2017 National Tribal Energy Summit

Date: 5/1/2017 to 5/3/2017

Location: Washington, DC

This information was last updated on February 16, 2017

The Energy Department, in coordination with the National Conference of State Legislatures, will host the 2017 National Tribal Energy Summit: Tribal Energy Sovereignty: Strengthening Strategic Partnerships. The event will bring tribal leaders together with senior administration officials and representatives from federal agencies, state governments, private industry, utilities, and academia to exchange ideas and explore permanent solutions to energy development challenges.