Upcoming NASEO Annual Meeting Celebrates 30 Years of Supporting State Policy and Program Successes

NASEO’s upcoming Annual Meeting is being held in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources on September 11 – 14, 2016, in Providence, Rhode Island. The meeting brings together State Energy Officials from every state and territory in the nation, NASEO Affiliate members, private sector energy leaders, and federal officials for discussions on state energy policy and program successes, challenges, and opportunities. This year’s session topics include:

- Mission Innovation and Clean Tech Commercialization
- Buildings Technology and its Role in Grid Modernization
- Integrating Affordability and Equity with Energy Policies and Programs
- Community Solar Opportunities and successes
- Carbon Capture and Sequestration demonstration update
- Update on the Quadrennial Energy Review and Opportunities for State Collaboration
- Vehicles-to-Grid Technology Innovation and Implementation
- States Advancing Clean Energy Communities
- Shipboard, study tour of the nation’s first offshore wind farm near Block Island (see tour registration details below)

The special educational study tour to view the newly completed Block Island Wind Farm is scheduled for Wednesday, September 14, from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 2:00 p.m. and will include an ferry trip on the Atlantic to this “groundbreaking” site, as well boxed lunch and presentations by the project partners. For more information, visit the Annual Meeting website.