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About the Event:
It has been too long and it is time to reemerge and reconnect with each other. Join NEWIEE’s Maine Chapter for an evening on the docks in Portland’s Old Port to talk and laugh with other women in energy and the environment. The reception starts at 5:30 at the Porthole Restaurant on the Custom House Wharf.
Food will be provided, along with a complimentary beverage to kick off the evening.
COVID-19 related health protocols will be in effect at the time of the event, possibly including, but not limited to: mask or face coverings, temperature checks, confirmation of prior travel to restricted areas and/or confirmation of no known symptoms of and exposure to COVID-19. The event organizers and the venue reserve the right to unilaterally make changes to health protocols according to updated public health guidance and law. Any ticket holder who does not comply with any COVID-19 related health protocol per the latest guidance for the state of Maine, or any policies set in place by the Porthole Restaurant & Pub will be required to leave the venue. By registering for this event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.
This event is sponsored by Pierce Atwood LLP.
- NEWIEE (New England Women in Energy and the Environment)
-E2Tech (Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine)
- Pierce Atwood LLP
The E2Tech community has long been interested in supporting building a diverse, high-quality workforce to improve the effectiveness of the various clean energy industry. sectors. Adding additional emphasis, the state has committed itself to meeting a state-lead climate action plan that has ambitious goals. How do we actually meet these goals and address the clear challenge that climate change demands?
HVAC and weatherization work provides both energy savings benefits and home comfort by investing in green, site-specific solutions to manage energy usage, build climate resilience, and improve and reduce energy costs.
Several members have been doing this by building training programs, supporting small business development, advancing policy or regulatory solutions, and exploring other innovative approaches.
Eager to learn more? Join E2Tech for the webinar What Works: Building a Clean Energy Workforce from 8 to 10AM ET on Tuesday Oct 5.
The webinar will start with owners of companies first hand describing the issues they see in their business day to day, explore lessons learned through several workforce programs developed by the state, look for chances to build partnerships between local government leaders, frontline community-led groups, and employers actually living the challenge.
Speakers will share their successes and challenges in working with their communities to build the workforce for home comfort and energy savings infrastructure. They will also share their perspectives on the important roles government, business and philanthropy can play in building this sector.
Speakers include (panel in formation):
Martha Bentley, Director, Economic Development Coordination, Maine Department of Economic and Community Development
Richard Burbank, CEO, Evergreen Home Performance
Joan Dolan, Director of Apprenticeship & Strategic Partnerships, Maine Department of Labor
Scott Libby, CEO, Royal River Heat Pumps
Elizabeth Fortin, Dean of Workforce Training and Professional Development, Kennebec Valley Community College
This event is sponsored by Tallo.
Annual Silver Sponsors & Partners
E2Tech events are FREE for members of the press, Maine students, Elected Public Officials, and State of Maine Employees. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be registered under these categories.
E2Tech Sustaining Partners
SUSTAINING CHAMPION: BURNS & McDONNELL
SUSTAINING LEADERS: BERNSTEIN, SHUR, SAWYER & NELSON, POWERMARKET, SMRT ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS
SUSTAINING STEWARDS: ARCADIA, BRI ENVIRONMENTAL, CENTRAL MAINE POWER, DNV GL, EAST BROWN COW, EATON PEABODY, GZA, HDR, HQUS, IRONHOUSE INC, NORTHEAST BANK, NORWICH SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, OCEAN RENEWABLE POWER COMPANY, PERKINS THOMPSON, PIERCE ATWOOD, PRETI FLAHERTY, QUEBEC GOVERNMENT OFFICE (BOSTON), REVISION ENERGY, RLC ENGINEERING, SEVEE & MAHER ENGINEERS, ST. GERMAIN, STANTEC, SUMMIT NATURAL GAS, SUNRUN, TETRA TECH, TRC, VERRILL
For over two decades, Renewable Energy Vermont's annual conference has been one of the top renewable energy events in northern New England. This annual forum brings together leaders from across the renewable energy sector to innovate, collaborate, and explore ways to make progress on the most important issues facing renewable energy today.
A virtual event, REV2021: Climate Action, Equity & Resilience takes place in two parts: Part One provides a deep dive into climate innovation, examining the technologies, strategies, and policies we need to achieve our climate goals. Part Two focuses on building a just transition and ensuring that the benefits of a clean energy economy accrue to everyone.
· REV2021 | Part One: Innovations in Climate Action
o Monday, Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm: An evening with best-selling author, scientist, engineer, and energy expert Dr. Saul Griffith.
o Tuesday, Oct 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm: Interactive panels examining climate innovations in technology, policy, and energy planning.
· REV2021 | Part Two: Building a Just Transition
o Tuesday, Oct 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00: Interactive panels exploring questions of equity in energy and the workplace.
ThinkTank Coworking, Pepperell Center40 Main St, Biddeford ME 04005
207.423.8260 // email@example.com
P.O. Box 8517 Portland, ME 04104