Clean Energy Means Business
November 7th: Corporate Renewable Workshop
9:00am — Exhibitor Registration Open
9:00am-1:00pm — Sponsors and Exhibitors Move In
12:30pm — Event Registration Open
1:00pm-5:00pm — Exhibit area open
1:00pm-1:15pm — Introduction to the Workshop, Speakers, and Accreditation
1:15pm-2:00pm–Solar Electricity 101: How it works and different types of solar products
2:00pm-3:00pm–Energy Management 101: How to read your bill, understand your rate classification, and how it is effected by solar
3:20-4:10–Solar project construction, operations, and maintenance
4:10-5:00–Requesting a solar proposal, understanding financing options and the financial payback
5:00pm-8:00pm — Happy Hour – Clean Energy Means Business Networking
November 8th: Corporate Leadership Clean Energy Summit
8:00am — Registration Open
8:00am-9:00am — Breakfast -Networking
9:00am-9:30am — The Power to Influence Change – Keynote Speaker
9:30am-10:15am — Session 1: Effectively Managing Energy Costs and Risks
Energy costs are one of the largest costs outside of payroll for many companies. This session will focus on understanding the costs and risks of constantly fluctuating electricity prices.
10:15am-11:00am — Session 2: Financial and Other Benefits of Clean Energy Projects
This session will explore why CFOs are increasingly turning to clean energy solutions to manage their bottom line and mitigate financial risks.
11:00am-11:15am — Coffee Break
11:15am-12:00pm — Session 3: Managing and Reducing Demand Charges
Demand charges can be a significant portion of the electricity bill and this session will explore ways to reduce demand charges and effectively manage energy bills.
12:00pm-12:45pm — Session 4: Turning Tax Bills into Equity Returns
This session will explore how corporations are investing in clean energy solutions to reduce tax bills and receive equity ret
12:45pm-1:45pm — Lunch
1:45pm-2:15pm — Session 5: Offsite Clean Energy Solutions for Facilities
In many cases, clean energy solutions are a challenge to locate onsite due to various factors including space constraints, roof issues, shade, orientation and building ownership structure. This session will discuss opportunities to implement offsite clean energy solutions.
2:15pm-3:00pm — Session 6: Being a Good Corporate CitiSun Makes Good Business
How to maximize the branding impact and connect with customers and employees when going solar.
3:00pm-3:45pm — Session 7: Expectations in Finding a Development Partner
Once a company makes the decision to adopt clean energy, leaders need a clear path forward to implement their decision. This session will explore some of the ways to move forward, how to evaluate service providers and considerations to account for in the decision-making process.
3:45pm-4:00pm — Coffee Networking
4:00pm-5:00pm — Speed Matching