2015 Fall Conference

Conference Agenda

ACHIEVING 50%: A Renewables and Efficiency Vision for New York

Please join us in Albany on October 28-29, 2015 for ACE NY’s 9th Annual Fall Conference & Membership Meeting!

Our annual conference is a gathering of ACE NY’s members and supporters and is one of the leading events addressing the present state of and future opportunities for renewable energy and energy efficiency. This year our discussion will focus on New York’s ambitious target of achieving 50% renewables by 2030, giving us an opportunity to explore how the state can harness the full potential of clean energy and energy efficiency technologies as we move forward on a path to achieving one of the most ambitious renewable energy goals in the nation.

Throughout this two-day event attendees will engage with experts, network with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, and hear timely updates from leading policymakers. Don’t miss out – register today!


October 28-29, 2015


Albany Marriott Hotel
189 Wolf Road Albany, NY 1220

Need overnight accommodations? Click here to book online with our group rate. For reservations by phone, call 1 (800) 228-9290 and mention code "CLE."


Stakeholders from all sectors of New York’s advanced energy industry are encouraged to attend, including policymakers and thought leaders, project developers and owners, legislative and regulatory specialists, supply chain companies and professional service firms, and members of the environmental advocacy community.  


Day 1 – Wednesday, October 28, 2015 – 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM
All ACE NY members in good standing are invited to attend our October Board of Directors meeting beginning at 1:30 PM. The second portion of the meeting will be dedicated to ACE NY’s 2016 policy priorities, and include peer-led breakout discussions.

From 5:15 to 7:00 PM, all conference attendees are invited to join our kick-off Networking Reception and Clean Energy Exhibit, at which Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, will provide our welcome keynote address.

Day 2 – Thursday, October 29, 2015 – 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
From 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, attendees will enjoy a series of expert panel discussions and presentations on topics including offshore wind opportunities, New York’s potential for renewables and efficiency, policies and strategies for achieving 50% renewables by 2030, and deploying large-scale renewables.

Our event ends with a luncheon (1:30 – 3:00 PM) featuring a closing keynote address from New York energy czar Richard Kauffman.

Conference Sponsors

Sponsoring our annual event is a great way to support ACE NY's mission while increasing your organization's visibility among New York's clean energy community. Click on the "become a sponsor" button above for more information and to sign up!