Promotional Partners

Promotional Partners help us build a significant audience for this event locally as well as nationally. Partners play a critical role in sharing and communicating conference information with their members and networks, helping to broaden and diversify conference attendance.

Cambridge Energy Alliance

The Cambridge Energy Alliance (CEA) is a service provided by the City of Cambridge to help residents and businesses invest in making their homes and buildings smarter and more efficient–saving energy, water and money. NSTAR, Cambridge’s primary electricity and natural gas provider, has programs designed to help property owners retrofit their buildings. CEA helps people make use of these programs, including free energy audits and a number of free or subsidized efficiency measures. CEA can also put people in touch with renewable energy services.

New England Clean Energy Council

The New England Clean Energy Council’s mission is to accelerate New England’s clean energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies. The Council represents close to 400 member and affiliate member organizations, including clean energy companies, venture investors, major financial institutions, universities, industry associations, utilities, labor and large commercial end-users. The Council’s ranks now include clean energy CEOs, representatives from most of the region’s top 10 law firms, and partners from most of the top New England venture capital firms (with a total of over $8 billion under management). Working with its stakeholders, the Council develops and executes a wide array of programs in six key focus areas: Innovation, Growth, Education & Workforce Development, Adoption, Policy & Advocacy, and Research. The Council believes that our future depends upon a foundation of sound regional, national, and global energy policy that encourages clean energy innovation and technology commercialization. With such a foundation in place, it is the Council’s goal to help the New England region, with its considerable innovation assets, leverage the power of free markets to become a leading provider of clean energy solutions to the global marketplace. The Council firmly believes that this emerging sector can and will become a powerful economic engine for New England, capable of generating tens of thousands of new jobs in the coming decade and beyond.




MassChallenge connects entrepreneurs with the resources they need to launch high-growth, high-impact new businesses. Its primary activities include running a global start up competition and accelerator program. Entrants receive training and feedback from world-class experts in the startup ecosystem, access to personalized mentorship, sponsors, sources of funding and other key resources. MassChallenge gives cash awards of $50,000 to $100,000 for the top 10 to 20 companies.

The Mass Climate Action Network

The Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) is a statewide organization that coordinates the work of locally organized groups across Massachusetts fighting the climate crisis. MCAN has a large and vigorous community of 46 chapters (in a fifth of MA communities), hundreds of members, and others who communicate, network and share information related to climate action. MCAN also works closely with other environmental and community-focused organizations working to create solutions to the climate crisis.

The Capital Network

The Capital Network is Boston’s leading non-profit organization providing extensive educational programs and a community to help early-stage entrepreneurs master the entire funding process and successfully raise seed capital for financing their high-growth startup. With an active and engaged Board of Directors and Advisors, The Capital Network is committed to creating a community that fosters deep relationships between members of the Boston area Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Through large breakfast roundtables, intimate deep-dive topic lunches, mentoring sessions, and focused industry special events and networking receptions, The Capital Network connects New England’s premier entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate/strategic investors, government agencies, educational institutions and area-expert service providers.


WADE is a non-profit research and advocacy organization that was established in June 2002 to accelerate the worldwide deployment of decentralized energy (DE) systems. National cogeneration and DE organizations, DE companies and providers, as well as a range of national governments now back WADE. In total, WADE’s direct and indirect membership support includes over 200 corporations around the world. It is the worldwide representative organization for those parties seeking the economic and environmental benefits of decentralized energy (DE) generation – including high efficiency cogeneration (also known as combined heat and power, CHP) and decentralized renewable energy technologies.

Young Professionals in Energy

Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) is a non-profit energy industry networking organization with over 20,000 members worldwide. YPE is dedicated to providing a forum for networking and career development for professionals in the global energy industry. YPE holds year-round events run by 20 chapters around the world. The Boston Chapter regularly holds educational events, Happy Hours and tours. All events are open to the public.

Collegiate Energy Association

The Collegiate Energy Association engages university energy clubs with their colleagues and alumni around the world to foster mutual education and collaboration within the global energy community. The CEA serves as an international community through which student energy organizations and leaders can learn from their peers and alumni as well as leverage the power of a global network to expand their impact across the energy landscape. It includes undergraduate and graduate student organizations committed to understanding the technological, policy, economic, business, legal, and/or social considerations surrounding energy technology, infrastructure and deployment.


Tufts Office of Sustainability

Tufts Office of Sustainability serves as a resource, a catalyst, and an advocate for environmental sustainability at Tufts. Often serving as a bridge between ideas and their practical implementation, the OOS is supported by the university and works to enhance Tufts’ reputation as a leader; ensure that Tufts’ efforts are comprehensive and focused on meaningful projects; identify, evaluate, and implement opportunities for leadership; promote the strength of Tufts sustainability efforts, including those of faculty and students; measure Tufts’ progress toward commitments and regional goals; identify sustainability opportunities that may provide Tufts with significant benefit such as reduced risk, financial savings, and avoided problems/fines; and integrate sustainability issues into research, scholarship and student life.


Green Medford

Green Medford seeks to educate the Medford community to understand our environmental impact, and to empower members of our community to make more sustainable energy choices related to homes and businesses, transportation, and food.