The clean energy industry has A LOT of conferences. A LinkedIn post from my friend Georges prompted me to merge my list with his (and other sources) and post for others. Please leave a comment below (or email me) if you see anything needing corrections, updates, etc.
|Solar Power Northeast, Feb 5-6, Boston||02/05||East Coast||Solar||< 1k||New York, NY||http://events.solar/northeast/|
|GTM: Blockchain forum, Mar 8, NYC||03/08||East Coast||Software||<500||New York, NY||https://www.greentechmedia.com/events/live/blockchain-in-energy-forum#gs.m5prMM4|
|ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, Mar 13-15, DC||03/13||East Coast||Startups||< 1k||Washington, DC||http://www.arpae-summit.com/|
|GTM: Solar Summit, April 30 - May 2, San Diego||03/01||West Coast||Solar||<100||San Diego, CA||https://www.greentechmedia.com/events/live/solar-summit|
|NREL Industry Growth Forum, May 3-4, Denver||05/03||Midwest||Startups||<500||Denver, CO||http://www.nrelforum.com/||The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) Industry Growth Forum has been the nation's premier clean energy investment event. The Forum features presentations from 30 emerging clean energy companies, provocative panels, one-on-one meetings, and organized networking opportunities.|
|Advanced Energy Conference, Mar 26-28, NYC||03/26||East Coast||General||?||New York, NY||http://www.aertc.org/aec2018/||The Future of Energy is Here - our theme for AEC 2018, will demonstrate how the decades of research and development in renewables, batteries and other technologies are realizing their potential - here today - as vibrant sectors of our economy. Join us and celebrate our industry's achievements in new areas of power generation, witness promising new areas of research, and network with the leaders who are exploring those technologies and shaping global energy policies.|
|SEIA - Solar goes Corporate, Apr 26-27||04/26||East Coast||Solar||< 1k||Boston, MA||https://www.seia.org/events/solar-goes-corporate||SEIA’s Solar Goes Corporate is the leading forum to discuss and learn how businesses can effectively procure, deploy, and invest in solar energy.|
This event is designed to leverage the insight of leaders across the solar industry and the business community to discuss critical trends, innovations, and tools relating to solar technologies and finance.
Attendees range from experienced Fortune 500 companies to small/mid-market companies as well as developers, service providers and the broader solar industry.
Join us to gain valuable insight into successful corporate deals while networking with key players.
|Bloomberg's Future of Energy, Apr 9-10, NYC||04/09||East Coast||Finance||New York, NY||https://about.bnef.com/summit/event/new-york/||The premier invitation-only forum at the nexus of energy markets, industry, finance, and policy. It is a year-round, global experience powered by Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s cutting-edge research team, as it explores the shifting forces in the energy system and defines the implications for the energy community.|
|Microgrid 2018||05/07||Midwest||Microgrids||<500||Chicago, IL||https://microgridknowledge.com/microgrid-2018-conference/||Microgrid 2018: Markets and Models for the Greater Good|
Change is afoot in the fast-growing microgrid industry. Microgrid Knowledge invites you to be among those shaping and directing its growth by participating in our third annual conference, Microgrid 2018: Markets and Models for the Greater Good.
Following our sold-out event in Boston in November, we bring our conference to Chicago, where we will explore the essential need for microgrids in today’s digital, electricity-dependent world.
|Solar Power International, Sep 24-27, Anaheim||08/24||West Coast||Solar||> 10k||Anaheim, CA||http://www.solarpowerinternational.com/||Solar Power International (SPI) and Energy Storage International (ESI) generates success for energy professionals and the global solar industry.|
|Event Horizon (blockchain), Apr 17-19, Berlin||04/19||Europe||Software||< 10k||Berlin, Germany||https://eventhorizon2018.com/||EventHorizon is the ONE exclusive annual event centered on energy blockchain solutions for a future based solely on renewable resources. It is a game-changing platform for the development of a customer focused, fair energy future. Once a year, EventHorizon unites the Who’s Who of both the traditional energy and innovative blockchain sectors.|
|GTM: Grid Edge, Jun 20-21, San Francisco||06/20||West Coast||DER||San Francisco, CA||https://www.greentechmedia.com/events/live/grid-edge-innovation-summit#gs.t2xaYCo||This year we will explore how frontier technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Edge Computing and Blockchain will impact the sector and how market leaders are innovating core systems at the edge of the grid.|
|Energy Storage North America, Nov 6-8, Pasadena||11/06||West Coast||Storage||Pasadena, CA||https://esnaexpo.com/||From November 6-8, 2018, thousands of developers, energy users, utilities and policymakers will gather in Pasadena to advance the understanding and deployment of energy storage.|
The raw information is in this Google spreadsheet.