Webinars

Powering Forward Webinar Recording: FEMA’s BRIC Program

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) is a new program at FEMA to help states, local communities, tribes and territories undertake hazard mitigation projects to reduce risks from disasters and natural hazards. This webinar hosted by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Clean Energy Business Network, and National Association of State Energy Officials covers this important program and ways it can help communities strengthen their energy resilience.

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Webinar: Farm Bill Programs for Energy & Rural Development

The United States Department of Agriculture has a wide variety of funding streams designed to promote economic development across the country. The Farm Bill, which reauthorizes these programs once every five years, expires in September 2018, providing…

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What Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Intellectual Property

This CEBN webinar from February 27, 2018 provides an overview of intellectual property considerations impacting clean tech businesses.

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CEBN Planning Results and 2018 Dashboard

In the fall of 2017, the Clean Energy Business Network launched a member-driven effort to develop a new strategic plan for our organization. More than 200 members responded to our questionnaire, and more than 50 participated in group Advisory Committee discussions to identify challenges facing the clean energy industry and unique ways the CEBN could provide value to members.

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ARPA-E Overview Funding Opportunities and Advice

This CEBN webinar covered the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), a federal program that advances high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.

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Understanding Equity Dilution—What Does it Mean to Dilute My Investors?

On September 13, Dave McCarthy of Potential Energy DC provided an informative workshop on equity dilution and how to consider taking on new investors as an early-stage firm.

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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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Webinar Recording | State of Play: A Clean Energy Powered Recovery

The third episode of the Powering Forward series was produced in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts and National Governors Association. This webinar examined the state and local response to COVID-19. Panelists explored how state governments are responding to COVID-19, identified what energy resilience solutions are needed by communities in the wake of this crisis, and discussed federal infrastructure legislation currently pending in Congress that could assist communities in building stronger, more resilient energy systems.

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Clean Energy Providers: Plug into Emerging State Opportunities

July 28, 2017 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

Innovation in energy production, distribution, storage and use is creating market disruptions at an increasing pace. How are state energy policymakers responding? State policies can either create new market opportunities for clean energy technologies or impose barriers, so it is important for business leaders to understand and respond to these developments.

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State Energy Policy: Innovation, Economic Development, and ‘Creative Disruption’

How are state policymakers responding to shifting energy landscapes, and how can the business community engage? David Terry, Executive Director of the National Association of State Energy Officials, discussed these topics on July 25, 2017 in this CEBN webinar.

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Federal Funding for Clean Energy Programs: What You Need to Know

What does the President’s FY 2018 budget request mean for the renewable energy, efficiency, and advanced fossil industries?

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CEBN Webinar Recording: Driving Forward the Clean Energy Economy

As a new decade begins, the clean energy industry holds more promise than ever, yet significant policy, education, and market barriers remain. This webinar looks back on major developments in 2019, the outlook for 2020, and explores how CEBN members are playing a role in transforming the U.S. energy economy.

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