November 2018 Meeting - Solar & Energy Storage

In 2015 the Baker-Polito Administration announced a two-phase, $10-million-dollar Energy Storage Initiative.  Phase II included funding for energy storage demonstration projects via the Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) program.  The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources awarded funding for 26 demonstration projects.  Many of these projects included Solar and Storage.  Kavita Ravi – Director of Emerging Markets – will provide an update on the program and projects underway.

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AEE New England Offers CEM Training Course

AEE is offering to its membership and the public, the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) training course and certification examination. The CEM course is an intensive four and a half day seminar designed as a preparatory vehicle for the CEM examination. The course offers a thorough review of the basics of efficiency improvement as it relates to electrical, utility, building and combustion systems. It is the ideal refresher course for energy managers who want to “brush up on the basics” as well as for those seeking an additional method of preparation for the examination.

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Technical Round Table Event – Energy Efficiency and Cannabis Cultivation Facilities

Cannabis cultivation in Massachusetts is projected to be a $700-million - $1.38 billion business by 2020, with hundreds of facilities seeking state licensure.  These facilities have very intensive energy use requirements – cannabis facility energy use is similar to data centers, at nearly 200w/sf making up 20% of operating costs.   In 2015, Bloomberg estimated that cannabis cultivation facilities made up almost 45% of the new power demand in Colorado. 

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Certified Energy Manager Training: 10/29/18 - 11/2/18

October 29, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

85 John Road
Canton, MA 02021

Become a Certified Energy Manager (CEM)!