First “Leaders in Energy Without Borders” Google Hangout Session

First “Leaders in Energy Without Borders” Google Hangout Session

By SILVIA LEAHU-ALUAS Janine Finnell, Adriaan Kamp, and Silvia Leahu-Aluas, three sustainability and energy professionals and members of the Leaders in Energy group, have started...

Managing difficult change in large energy organizations: Catching up with Josh Silverman

Managing difficult change in large energy organizations: Catching up with Josh Silverman

By TRAVIS HIGH, Leaders in Energy Leaders in Energy’s 4 Generations (4 Gen) event is a celebration of multigenerational achievement in sustainability. Last year was...

Things to Consider When Searching for a Green Business Partner

Things to Consider When Searching for a Green Business Partner

By: Travis High, Leaders in Energy Product Strategy Manager At recent Leaders in Energy events I’ve attended, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting several business...

Event Recap: The Evolving Bioeconomy and Renewable Fuels

Event Recap: The Evolving Bioeconomy and Renewable Fuels

By KERRY WORTHINGTON The renewable fuels standard, sustainability, algae, and bioenergy job opportunities were key topics during the Leaders in Energy (LERCPA) event, The Evolving Bioeconomy and...

The Evolving Bioeconomy and Renewable Fuels Professional Networking Event, Monday, June 22, 2015

The Evolving Bioeconomy and Renewable Fuels Professional Networking Event, Monday, June 22, 2015

Join us for our upcoming event with bioenergy and clean energy professionals at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (DC Convention Center) on The Evolving Bioeconomy and Renewable Fuels on Monday, June 22, from 6-8 p.m.

Topics will include the renewable fuels standard, how bioenergy resources can be produced in sustainable ways, utilizing algae as a way to produce products and capture carbon, and employment and career opportunities in the bioenergy sector. This event will take place on the evening before the U.S. Department of Energy, Bioenergy 2015 Conference on Tuesday, June 23 through Wednesday, June 24, at the DC Convention Center. This will be a great opportunity to meet other bioenergy and clean energy professionals from around the U.S. and the world who will be attending the conference.

The Currency of Entrepreneurship is Connections

Leaders in Energy recently co-hosted an Energy Technology ”Petting Zoo” with Potential Energy DC, an energy incubator, in Tyson’s Corner, in the Metro Washington, DC area. It was an exciting evening with numerous energy and environmental entrepreneurs displaying their business products and technologies. These ranged from an “Iron Goat” that cuts and pelletizes biomass feedstocks, including grass, to Yuck Old Paint, LLC™, which is the first and only company in the mid-Atlantic region that offers a green service to safely remove and dispose of old cans of paint from commercial and residential properties in an eco-friendly manner, to battery energy storage devices (Tumalow, Ecocell), and more.

Wondering What an #Energy #Technology "Petting Zoo" Event Is?

Leaders in Energy and Potential Energy DC will be co-host a showcase of energy and environmental solutions that you can see and touch (yes, the petting part) - from entrepreneurs right here in the DMV (not the Division of Motor Vehicles) on Wednesday, May 27th, at TeqCorner (near Tyson's Corner and accessible by Metro at 1616 Anderson Road, McLean, VA 22102), from 6 - 8 pm.

Are There Bright #Green Jobs to be Found in this Dull Gray #Economy?

Are There Bright #Green Jobs to be Found in this Dull Gray #Economy?

Guest Post by Dan Smolen, Managing Principal, The Green Suits, LLC. This article is cross-posted on LinkedIn.

We are sure some reading this post will be immediately taken aback by its provocative title. Seriously...how could one characterize an [American] economy with 5.5 percent unemployment—down from recessionary highs of over 10 percent in 2009—as dull gray?

Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop & Tour Was a Hit With Attendees

Leaders in Energy's inaugural workshop on "Sustainable Manufacturing: Building a Circular Economy in the DC/MD/and Northern VA Region", co-hosted by Alexandria Emerging Technology Center, took place at Alexandria Renew Enterprises on March 19, 2015.

Leaders in Energy GW Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza had Large Turnout

Leaders in Energy GW Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza had Large Turnout

Over 120 university, government, nonprofit and business leaders, energy and sustainability professionals, and students attended the Leaders in Energy GW Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 20, 2015 at The George Washington University (GW) School of Engineering and Applied Science.