Supporting Organizations

  • ACORE

    The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing value to the renewable energy industry through market development, policy changes, and financial innovation.  With hundreds of member companies from across the spectrum of renewable energy technologies, consumers, and investors, ACORE is uniquely positioned to promote the policies and financial structures essential to growth in the renewable energy sector.  The organization’s annual conferences in Washington D.C., New York and San Francisco set the industry standard in providing important venues for key leaders to meet, discuss recent developments, and hear the latest from senior government officials and seasoned experts.

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  • Advanced Energy Economy

    Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of business leaders. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels to identify and address cross-industry issues and targeted outreach to key stakeholder groups and policymakers. Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies.

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  • Edison Electric Institute

    The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly employ more than 500,000 workers. With $100 billion in annual capital expenditures, the electric power industry is responsible for millions of additional jobs. Reliable, affordable, and sustainable electricity powers the economy and enhances the lives of all Americans. EEI has 70 international electric companies as members, and 270 industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

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  • Energy Bar Association

    The Energy Bar Association, established in 1946, is an international, non-profit association of attorneys, non-attorney professionals, and students active in all areas of energy law.  EBA has seven regional chapters across the U.S. and an increasing number of members in Canada and Mexico.  EBA hosts numerous educational seminars annually, including two national conferences a year.  The educational programming focuses on providing introductory to advanced level programs, many approved for continuing legal education credits (CLE).  An important part of EBAs success has always been its member interaction and networking opportunities.  EBA hosts various lunch, reception and dinner programs providing opportunities for our vast membership to meet and share their expertise.

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  • GTM Research

    GTM Research, a division of Greentech Media, provides critical and timely market analysis in the form of research reports, data services, and strategic consulting. GTM Research's analysis also underpins Greentech Media's webinars and live events. Our coverage spans the green energy industry including energy storage, solar power, and grid modernization.

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  • Joint Center for Energy Storage Research

    The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub, is a major partnership that integrates researchers from many disciplines to overcome critical scientific and technical barriers and create new breakthrough energy storage technology. Led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, partners include national leaders in science and engineering from academia, the private sector, and national laboratories. Their combined expertise spans the full range of the technology-development pipeline from basic research to prototype development to product engineering to market delivery.

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  • Smart Electric Power Alliance

    SEPA is an educational non-profit. We are a trusted platform for education, research and collaboration to help utilities deploy and integrate solar, storage, demand response, and other distributed energy resources. SEPA was created in 1992 and our neutrality is our strength. We do not advocate or take positions on issues, nor do we drive trends or play favorites. We have always believed that bringing all stakeholders to the conversation will yield real, practical solutions.

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  • Solar Energy Industries Association

    Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.

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  • U.S. Commercial Service

    Founded in 1980, the U.S. Commercial Service is an Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that assists U.S. companies, particularly small and medium-sized businesses, to make sales in international markets. Our network includes 107 U.S. Export Assistance Centers throughout the United States and more than 150 offices overseas in 80 countries. Visit the U.S. government's export portal at http://www.export.gov.

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  • US. DOE - Office of Electricity Delivery and Reliability

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) provides national leadership to ensure that the Nation’s energy delivery system is secure, resilient and reliable. OE works to develop new technologies to improve the infrastructure that brings electricity into our homes, offices, and factories, and the federal and state electricity policies and programs that shape electricity system planning and market operations. OE also works to bolster the resiliency of the electric grid and assists with restoration when major energy supply interruptions occur.

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