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Federal Funding for Small Business R&D

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides federal support to encourage small business research, development, and commercialization of promising technologies. Learn about upcoming opportunities to engage in the program in fall of 2019 — including a business letter on proposed improvements.

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CEBN Premium Member Badge

New! CEBN premium members: Download a logo to put on your website or promotional materials. Show off your affiliation with our growing community of clean energy business leaders. Learn how it works.

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Call for Abstracts: CEBN Technical Dialogues

CEBN Technical Dialogues are a new series of webinars and blog posts providing in-depth, expert insights on a range of technological, financial, business, and policy topics relevant to clean energy technology and service providers. Akin to a virtual conference, the goal of these dialogues is to leverage the collective expertise of our diverse network of clean energy business leaders to advance industry collaboration, thought leadership, and networking.

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Small Businesses Make Their Voices Heard on Federal Energy Programs

CEBN helps clean energy technology and service providers stay informed about legislative and regulatory issues impacting their market opportunities, and works to amplify their voices on key issues. Learn how CEBN has worked throughout 2019 to support strong investments in federal energy research and development programs in fiscal year 2020.

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Boston Paves the Way for Innovation in Cleantech Financing

On June 12th, 2019, the CEBN and Natixis Investment Managers co-hosted a clean energy policy and business forum in Boston, MA: Boston and the Global Cleantech Investment Landscape. This event was the latest edition of CEBN Power Circuit, a series of regional forums bringing together leaders in the business, investment, research, and policy communities to explore market and policy landscapes for clean energy in communities across the nation.

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Affordable Clean Energy final rule summary

On June 19, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler signed  the final version of the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, the next step in developing the Trump Administration’s replacement to the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. What’s in the final rule? How does it differ from the Clean Power Plan? And what changes were made from last year’s draft rule?

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The Cleanie Awards™ are accepting nominations

The Cleanie Awards™ are accepting nominations! Are you a cleantech and clean energy superstar? The Cleanie Awards recognizes outstanding companies and professionals in clean technology, renewable energy and solar, wind and water power.

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PEDC and CEBN Team Up on “Pitch Practice” Workshop and Reception

Clean Energy Business Network and Potential Energy DC were thrilled to announce their new partnership in two events on May 14th to support early-stage entrepreneurs.

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Happy 2nd Birthday to the Clean Energy Business Network

At the CEBN, we have much to celebrate on our second birthday. We are proud to share a few milestones that the CEBN has achieved over the past two years in partnership with the BCSE and the more than 3,000 clean energy business leaders across our network.

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Entrepreneurs Showcase Innovative Technologies Supported by Energy Department

Fourteen energy innovators from the Clean Energy Business Network came to Washington DC March 12-13, 2019 to showcase their innovative energy technologies to federal and state lawmakers. All of these businesses have helped bring new technologies to market through partnerships with the Department of Energy, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), and National Laboratories.

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Energy Management Association: Partners in Clean and Efficient Energy

This Q&A is the second in a professional development series with organizations providing accreditation and training resources for clean energy professionals. EMA is an association that is primarily in the business of certifying Energy Management Professionals (EMPs).

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Share Your DOE Success Story with the CEBN

Has your company received grants or technical assistance from the U.S. Department of Energy?

In 2019, CEBN will work to promote understanding of the benefits of federal investments in energy programs. Email us your DOE case studies at cebn@cebn.org to be considered for media and event opportunities to showcase your work to the public, industry, and policymakers.

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