Let's Get Local: Attracting Capital to Local Energy Projects - Thursday, March 23, 6-8 pm

  • 23 Mar 2017
Let's Get Local:  Attracting Capital to Local Energy Projects - Thursday, March 23, 6-8 pm
Event Description

Let's Get Local: Attracting Capital to Local Energy Projects

Thu, March 23, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Old West Church
131 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Encouraging and empowering people to act locally binds together the local fabric of a community. People build thriving communities when they invest locally. The entire community benefits when small businesses and investors recirculate their dollars in the local economy.

Over the past five years, Massachusetts has become the national incubator for social ventures, clean technologies, and innovative business solutions to climate change. Climate Action Business Association has developed a free series of reports, Local Emerging Market Reports (LEMR) to offer a spotlight on what we see as further opportunities for leadership in the transition to a carbon free economy.

This is something we all hear too often- “shop local”, “think global, act local”. But how often do we apply this framework to our energy use? How often do we turn on our light switch without thinking about where it comes from? Local energy empowers communities to work together to make effective investments, leveraging the support and incentives offered by utilities and the state and federal governments. Join CABA for a panel discussion on moving capital to local energy projects and building up value in the local economy.

CABA Member businesses attend for free! Not a member? Sign up here.

Charlie Lord - Renew Energy Partners, Principal
Emily Chessin - Meister Consultants Group, Senior Consultant
Isaac Baker - Resonant Energy, Co-President & Founder
Richard Andre - Vineyard Power Cooperative, President
Kevin Dutt - Boston Impact Initiative, Managing Director

Eric Grunebaum, clean energy consulting via Cambridge Energy Advisors and Co-Founder of Toggle

This event was made green by Mass Energy Consumers Alliance by matching the electricity usage with 100% clean, local wind power.

The Climate Action Business Association (CABA) aims to help local businesses take targeted action on climate change. We believe they can have a large impact through their business practices and interactions with employees, customers, vendors and policy makers. CABA works to help its member businesses become more sustainable, more connected, and more active in their community.

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