2013 Supporting Organizations

ABUSA FinalLogo Advanced Biofuels USA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Its purpose is to promote understanding, development and use of sustainable advanced biofuels in order to achieve energy security, military strategic flexibility, rural economic development and to mitigate climate change.
aes-logo The American Energy Society was founded in August 2011 to address the urgent need for an exclusive, comprehensive network of people, organizations and ideas in energy. Members are experts from academia and professional research institutions, industry and small business, venture capital and federal grant administration, policy and NGOs as well as subscribers looking to connect with these thought-leaders and their insights, value-added content, and predictive data. All users interact through our secure portal, and a structured taxonomy delivers filtered, relevant content in real time. The American Energy Society is allowing our members to be the first ones to see, and follow, the leading edge of energy.
aabe-logo The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues.
ACSF-Logo  American Clean Skies Foundation
Established in 2007, ACSF is a 501 (c) (3) not-for profit organization that seeks to advance America's energy independence and a cleaner, low-carbon environment through expanded use of natural gas, renewables and efficiency.
 areday-mod The mission of AREDAY isto create vibrant and powerful cross-sector dialogue, commitments, collaborations and investments that foster climate change solutions at the speed and scale necessary to phase out fossil fuels, and usher in a rapid transition to a new, clean energy economy.
btoc The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) is a non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing the use of biomass for heat and combined heat-and-power (CHP) energy applications. BTEC members share the view that biomass thermal energy is a renewable, responsible, clean and energy-efficient pathway to meeting America's energy needs.
BIO-Logo-Horizontal-RGB The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is the world's largest biotechnology trade association. BIO is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. We provide advocacy, business development, and communications services for more than 1,100 members worldwide. It is our mission to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for its member organizations - both large and small.
 CESA-Lmod The California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) is a membership-based advocacy group committed to advancing the role of energy storage in the electric power sector through policy, education, outreach, and research.
CHBC  California is where hydrogen gets down to business. And the California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) is the vital link between hydrogen-technology developers, businesses, energy leaders, government, and infrastructure providers. A 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, members share a common vision of clean energy and transportation fueled by hydrogen.
 OregonCUB The Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon (CUB) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1984.  CUB's mission is to represent the interests of Oregon's residential utility customers before administrative, judicial and legislative bodies, such as the Oregon Public Utility Commission and the Oregon Legislature.
cleantech-san-diego CleanTECH San Diego is a private, non-profit member organization formed in 2007. As one of the nation's premier cleantech cluster organizations, its mission is to position the region as a global leader in the cleantech economy. CleanTECH San Diego serves as a catalyst for a diverse group of stakeholders to advance a common agenda.
E2-Logo-mod Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) is a national community of business leaders who promote sound environmental policy that builds economic prosperity.

We provide an independent, nonpartisan resource for understanding the business perspective on environmental issues. Working with business, environmental and non-traditional allies, E2 helps shape state and national policy that’s good for the economy and the environment. Founded in 2000, E2 represents a non-partisan, national community of over 850 business leaders. We are entrepreneurs, investors and professionals from every sector of the economy who collectively manage nearly $90 billion of venture capital and private equity. Our members have started over 1,400 businesses, which in turn have created over 500,000 jobs.
HIP-mod  The Heat is Power Association is the trade association of the Waste Heat to Power (WHP) industry.  The not-for-profit organization is committed to educating decision makers and the public about the characteristics of waste heat to power as a source for emission-free electricity and an economic driver for global competitiveness.  Our members range in size from large manufacturers to smaller technology developers and manufacturers, project developers, component suppliers, and industrial end users throughout the United States.
irec-mod  The Interstate Renewable Energy Council is a non-profit organization accelerating the use of renewable energy since 1982. IREC's programs and policies lead to easier, more affordable connection to the utility grid; fair credit for renewable energy produced; best practices for states, municipalities, utilities and industry; and quality assessment for the growing clean energy workforce through the credentialing of trainers and training programs.
Investors-Circle-300x204 Investors' Circle is the oldest, largest and most successful early-stage impact investing network. Together with hundreds of angels, venture capitalists, foundations and family offices, we have propelled $168 million plus $4 billion in follow on investment into 269 enterprises dedicated to improving the environment, education, health and community.  Want to help build the impact investing ecosystem?
 laccore-logo-mod LAC-CORE seeks to bring renewable energy into the mainstream of the Latin American and Caribbean regions - via diverse outlets such as regional economy, industry, trade, government, environment, and climate change. By engaging these regions on multiple levels, LAC-CORE aims to reduce regional dependence on fossil fuels, improving health, safety, and economic security in the hemisphere. For more information visit our website:
 pecg PECG represents 13,000 state-employed engineers and related professionals responsible for designing and inspecting California's infrastructure, improving air and water quality, and developing clean energy and green technology.
 PANClogo The Power Association of Northern California (PANC) is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the power industry in California and all of its component parts. PANC sponsors monthly luncheon meetings and educational seminars to help professionals better understand the challenges confronting the power industry. Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month in San Francisco. Guest speakers include legislators, CEO's, Commissioners and other experts from both the regulated and unregulated side of the industry.
rema-logo-200 The Renewable Energy Markets Association (REMA) is a nonprofit association dedicated to maintaining and growing strong markets for renewable energy in the United States. REMA represents organizations that sell, purchase, or promote renewable energy products. These products include Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), retail green power programs, utility green pricing services, and on-site renewable energy.
 SEIA Logo As the national trade association in the U.S., the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the power behind solar energy. Our member companies research, manufacture, distribute, finance, and build solar projects domestically and abroad.
 sunpac-logo The SunSpec Alliance is a federation of solar PV Industry participants, United to establish information standards for solar power plants.  SunSpec standards address all of the major sub-systems and operational aspects of any residential, commercial, and utility – scale PV system, thus reducing cost and risk, promoting innovations, and accelerating the growth of the industry.  Over 60 organizations, including global leaders from Asia, Europe, and North America, are members of the SunSpec Alliance.  Membership in the SunSpec Alliance is open to corporations, non profits, and individuals.  For more information about the SunSpec Alliance, or to download SunSpec Specifications at no charge, please visit



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