Events & Presentations

Manufacturing Impacts Through Energy and Commerce: State Boot Camps

AJI organized four state boot camps in partnership with local MEPs and partners to highlight Lab resources that advanced energy manufacturers can tap into for business growth and innovation.

Illinois Renewable Energy Conference

Program Director Mary Collins moderated the Wind Policy session, which highlighted policy opportunities for Illinois to advance its wind industry.

Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners: 2016 Annual Conference

Program Director Kate Ringness spoke about the economic impact of regulatory policies and the creation of good-paying advanced energy jobs in the Southeast.

Manufacturing Impacts Through Energy and Commerce: Pilot Kickoff and Workshop

AJI organized this kickoff and workshop event to bring together Labs, MEPs, and manufacturers. Thirty-six people attended the event, including representatives from three Labs, five MEP centers, and five small- or medium-sized businesses. This event allowed Lab and MEP staff to learn about each other’s expertise, resources, and opportunities to collaborate. Manufacturers also learned how they can benefit from Lab capabilities and the various ways they can work with Labs.

Energy Storage Association: 26th Annual Conference & Expo

Program Director Kate Ringness spoke to the economic opportunities presented by the energy storage industry in North Carolina and gave policy recommendations to grow the industry in the state.

American Wind Energy Association: WINDPOWER 2016 Conference & Exhibition

Program Director Mary Collins presented on state and federal policy beyond the production tax credit and Clean Power Plan to grow local wind economies.

North Carolina State Energy Conference

Program Director Kate Ringness gave an introduction to the benefits of utility-scale energy storage and moderated a panel on the benefits and challenges associated with wide-scale adoption of the technology and related policies.

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Energy Storage Association: 26th Annual Conference & Expo

Program Director Kate Ringness spoke to the economic opportunities presented by the energy storage industry in North Carolina and gave policy recommendations to grow the industry in the state.