Category Archives: Monthly Events

The Urgency of Now and Building a Global Action Network for Change

Do you feel that you matter and that you can make a difference to make this world a better place through positive action? Increasingly, people are feeling bombarded by so much bad news that they can start totally tuning out or becoming paralyzed by inaction because they are totally overloaded or disillusioned. It’s like what can one person do?

Microgrids reach a tipping point

Federal and local government and industry professionals discussed microgrid technologies and trends at a forum on October 19, 2017 at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). The event was cohosted by Leaders in Energy and Resilient Virginia and sponsored by EEI, eSai LLC, and Microgrid Knowledge.

The utilization of microgrids plus battery storage is increasingly seen as the wave of the future to help ensure energy reliability and security in an age of intense weather events and cybersecurity threats.

Nomination of Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy and Sustainable Solutions: 2017

Nomination of Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy and Sustainable Solutions: 2017

NOTE:  We are delighted with the nominations that we have received!   Our  Nominating Committee will be commencing its deliberations.  Stayed tuned for our announcement of the FOUR GEN Awardees in the near future.  REGISTER HERE for our Four Generations Awards and Holiday more »

Implementing Microgrids & Battery Storage

Implementing Microgrids & Battery Storage

How the U.S. and Washington DC Region can increase energy reliability FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC, USA, October 17, 2017 / EINPresswire.com Research and applications at the national and regional levels are serving to strengthen the grid, bring environmental benefits, and more »

4th Annual Leaders in Energy Four Generations Awards and Holiday Event

4th Annual Leaders in Energy Four Generations Awards and Holiday Event

You are invited to join Leaders in Energy for our 4th annual “Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy & Sustainable Solutions Awards and Holiday Event.”  The award ceremony will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.   Our more »

Steps toward action in the circular economy

Every time your smartphone screen shatters, do you ever stop and think: why do I have to buy a new one? Why can’t we just replace the parts that still have some value? These questions were raised by Janine Finnell, Executive Director of Leaders in Energy, at the third annual Circular Economy event on September 28, 2017 at the University of the District of Columbia.

Several dozen participants from different backgrounds joined to learn about the circular economy and engage in small group discussions on how to expand its practices in our businesses, communities, and daily lives. The goal was to develop an action framework to further enable the circular economy in the Washington region.

Coming Full Circle with Sustainability

Coming Full Circle with Sustainability

A Workshop on Building a Circular Economy in the DMV Region FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, USA, September 18, 2017 / EINPresswire.com Join us for a workshop to meet with those interested in developing a circular economy in the District of more »

Clean energy professionals exchange career tips

Leaders in Energy conducted its 4th annual Green Jobs Forum and Green Career Workshop on August 17, 2017. The sold-out event, with over 100 people participating, was held at the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) headquarters in Washington, DC.

Water scarcity is a top global risk

The World Economic Forum is sounding the alarm – water crises are the top global risk over the next decade. Competition for this essential and highly localized resource is aggravating geopolitical conflict in already stressed environments. This was one of the key messages from Sandra Postel of National Geographic, who delivered the keynote address at the April 25 Northern Virginia Community College Green Festival.

Green Jobs – Current and Future Trends

Green Jobs – Current and Future Trends

Join us for our fourth Annual Green Jobs forum on Thursday, August 17th, 6-8:30 pm. We’re bringing together green job seekers and providers of green jobs to exchange information about current and future market trends. There will also be a pre-event workshop more »