NECEC Climate Finance Summit, June 21, Boston, Massachusetts

  • 21 June 2023
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 06:30 PM
  • Event Host : Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC)
  • Event Location : Federal Reserve Bank Building - Dewey Square, Boston 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA, 02210, United States
NECEC Climate Finance Summit, June 21, 9am - 6:30pm EDT
Event Description

The road to building decarbonization will involve significant levels of public and private sector investment as well as complex financing structures to manage risk. The Northeast Clean Energy Council will gather state and municipal leaders, financial organizations, developers, installers, community based organizations, property and small business owners, utility industry leaders, regulators, and solution providers for a deep dive into how to secure the money needed to construct a new generation of green buildings.

The Summit will also explore how to place equity at the center of our decarbonization investments, ensuring we build affordable, resilient, and equitable projects.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC)
  • Agenda
    • 9:00am – Networking Breakfast

      10:00am - Welcome and introduction from Alistair Pim, VP Innovation & Partnerships, NECEC

      10:`10am - Opening Remarks from Jonathan Schrag, Deputy Climate Chief and Director of Investment for Decarbonization and Resilience from the Office of Climate, Innovation and Resilience, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

      10:25am - Panel: Aligning funding opportunities with emissions goals - How can Green Banks Accelerate emissions reductions in States?

      - David Davenport, Managing Director, NY Green Bank
      - Sara Harari, Associate Director of Innovation & Senior Advisor to CEO, CT Green Bank
      - Galen Nelson, Chief Program Officer, MassCEC
      - Alistair Pim, VP Innovation & Partnerships, NECEC (Moderator)

      11:15am - Panel: Navigating the funding and policy landscape - What do building Asset owners need from Green Banks, the private sector, and policy to execute decarbonization renovations?

      - Kenzie Bok, Administrator, Boston Housing Authority
      - Pierre Langlois, President, Econoler
      - Sandhya Murali, Co-Founder and COO Solstice
      - Alistair Pim, VP Innovation & Partnerships, NECEC (Moderator)

      12:00pm - Break

      12:30pm - Lunch with keynote

      1:00pm - Breakout groups will identify key obstacles to building electrification and the constructive path forward. Facilitated discussion in breakout groups led by Neil Veilleux, Robert Cooper, DeWitt Jones, Glynn Lloyd, and Mary Wambui-Ekop.

      2:00pm - Break

      2:30pm - Panel: Real world lessons on building a decarbonized future - Building on the tabletop exercise, panelists will e

      Explore: What considerations would you suggest a proposed Climate Finance Entity focus on? What financing gaps have you seen related to electrification projects, and what products/services of a climate finance entity do you feel have the most potential to deploy scalable solutions like heat pumps, and ensure it is equitable and accessible?

      - Robert Cooper, CEO, Embue
      - DeWitt Jones, President, BlueHub Energy
      - Glynn Lloyd, Executive Director, Mill Cities Community Investments + Foundation for Business Equity
      - Mary Wambui-Ekop, Asset Manager for Affordable Housing, Planning Office for Urban Affairs
      - Neil Veilleux, Advisor, NECEC (Moderator)

      3:30pm - Closing remarks and discussion led by Alistair Pim, NECEC

      4:00pm - Reception and networking on roof deck

      6:30pm - End
  • Cost
    • NECEC Members: $50.00 +$5.20 Fee

      Early Bird Registration:$295.00 +$21.63 Fee

      Public Officials & Non-Profit Partners: Free

      Speakers & NECEC Staff: Free

      General Admission: $495.00 +$35.05 Fee
  • Event type
    • Event - Other

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