Upcoming Events

Below is a list of upcoming SCCEBA Hosted Events, SCCEBA Supported Events, and SCCEBA Partner events.

Conservation Voters of SC: Green Tie Luncheon

Date: September 18, 2019

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location: The Grand Hall at Historic 701 Whaley Columbia, SC 29201

This is a SCCEBA Supported Event

The Green Tie Award Luncheon draws over 500 people from across South Carolina including legislators, state agency heads, business executives, and more than 70 corporate sponsors! Guests enjoy a festive reception, delicious lunch featuring an array of South Carolina grown foods, and remarks from our 2019 Green Tie Award honorees.

Learn More About the Conservation Voters of SC here.

E4 Carolinas: Our Clean Energy Future

Date: September 26, 2019

Location: Greenville Water Company - 407 W Broad St Greenville, SC 29601

This is a SCCEBA Supported Event

You can learn more about E4 Carolinas here.

E4 Carolinas: Federal/State Energy Policy Summit

Date: October 4, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00pm

Location: Siemens Charlotte Energy Hub - 5101 Westinghouse Blvd Charlotte, NC 28273

This is a SCCEBA Partner Hosted Event

Federal and state policy makers and regulators will meet to brief industry executives on energy issues. Officials will make brief statements to open each of the federal policy, state policy and state regulatory panels. Moderated discussion and audience Q&A follows. Discussion during the briefing is expected to be energized and of high value, conveying the latest thought on energy issues from Washington, Raleigh and Columbia.

SC Economic Developers Association Mid-Year Meeting

Start date: October 10, 2019

End date: October 11, 2019

Time: Thursday - 11:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday 8:30 am - 12:05 pm

Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Downtown Riverplace: 250 Riverplace, Greenville, SC, 29601

This is a SCCEBA Partner Hosted Event

SCEDA is excited to be in beautiful downtown Greenville at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace for the 2019 Midyear Meeting. Meeting agenda and speakers will be announced in the summer of 2019.

Learn more about SCEDA here

E4 Carolinas: Annual Meeting

Date: October 28, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Noah's Event Venue: 2421 Yorkmont Rd., Charlotte, NC 28217

This is a SCCEBA Partner Hosted Event

4:00 pm Registration and Refreshments
4:15 pm Welcome and Review of the Meeting Agenda – Jeff Merrifield, Chair
4:30 pm President’s Report/Introduction of Staff – David Doctor, President & CEO
4:45 pm Election of Directors – Wayne Wilkins

  • Member Voting
  • Report of election results and Introduction of 2020 Board of Directors

5:00 pm Vision for E4Carolinas – Jeff Merrifield and Ronak Bhatt
5:30 pm Reception – Beer and Wine
6:00 pm Dinner Service
6:30 pm Keynote Speaker – Nationally Recognized
7:00 pm Annual Meeting Concludes

You can learn more about E4 Carolinas here.

SAVE THE DATE: SC Clean Energy Conference

Date: November 7, 2019

Location: USC Darla Moore School of Business - 1014 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29208

This is a SCCEBA Hosted Event

Mark it on your calendars! The SC Clean Energy Conference (formerly SC Clean Energy Summit) has been scheduled!

Check back as we will update information as it becomes available.

Advanced Energy Economy’s Advanced Energy Now – East

Date: May 21, 2020

Location: Annapolis, MD

This is a SCCEBA Partner Hosted Event

Advanced Energy Economy

More event information will be posted when it becomes available.

Learn more about AEE here.

May 2020 - SC Clean Energy Policy Forum - Columbia, SC

This is a SCCEBA Hosted Event

We had such a great response to our Clean Energy Policy Forum event on May 22, 2019 that we're going to do it again in 2020!
Be sure to check back later for more details.

Past Events

Below is a list of past SCCEBA Hosted Events, SCCEBA Supported Events, and SCCEBA Partner events.

E4 Carolinas: Energy Boot Camp

Date: August 7, 2019

Time: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Nelson Mullins - Meridian Building 1320 Main Street, 17th Floor Columbia, SC 29201

This is a SCCEBA Supported Event

Since 2009 E4 Carolinas has produced highly acclaimed energy leadership development programs. Hundreds of rising energy managers have gained broad Carolina energy industry knowledge through these yearlong programs.

E4 Carolinas is now pleased to present the Energy Boot Camp, an intensive, daylong condensation of the energy industry education component of our leadership development programs. The Energy Bootcamp is designed for those needing a quick and thorough understanding of how the Carolina energy economy works. You’ll follow along in your own digital course book containing every chart, figure and diagram the instructor presents and including a glossary of the common terms, acronyms and terminology used in the industry. You’ll keep and use this digital reference for the rest of your career.

You can learn more about E4 Carolinas here.

SCCEBA Members can save $100 per person by using discount code “SCCEBA100”

Advanced Energy Now | East

Date: June 13, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Richmond, VA Convention Center

This is a SCCEBA Supported Event

Advanced Energy Economy

Policies that Make a Difference

What’s driving advanced energy, from Florida to Maine? Our first annual Eastern Regional energy policy conference brings together business leaders and policymakers from across the region to identify ways to accelerate advanced energy growth through state and federal policy.

Topics will include:

  • Getting to 100% clean energy in New York – and elsewhere
  • “Beneficial electrification” of vehicles – and everything else
  • Opening wholesale markets to energy storage and other DERs
  • Catching the wave of offshore wind
  • Is “fuel security” an imperative, opportunity, or threat?
  • Role of energy efficiency on a cleaner power grid
  • New paths for renewable energy procurement
  • Energy policy – from State House to Congress

REGISTER TODAY!

Member Meeting & Clean Energy Policy Forum

Date: May 22, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Location: Nelson Mullins: Meridian Building 1320 Main Street, 17th Floor Columbia, SC 29201

This is a SCCEBA Hosted Event


JOIN US for a FULL DAY of CLEAN ENERGY!

AGENDA

Subject to change as invited speakers are confirmed and based on legislative schedule, if any, for the day.


9:45 am: SCCEBA Member Meeting Registration Opens

10:00 am: SCCEBA Member Meeting

  • Recap of SCCEBA history
  • Overview of SCCEBA today
  • Overview of SCCEBA going forward
  • Member input on 2019 SC Clean Energy Conference

11:45 am: Clean Energy Policy Forum Registration Opens – Lunch is Available

12:00 pm: Opening Remarks

  • SCCEBA – Bonnie Loomis – Executive Director

12:10 pm: Overview of 2019 Energy Legislation 

  • Upstate Forever – Shelley Robbins – Energy & State Policy Director
  • Electric Cooperatives of SC – John Frick – Vice President of Government Relations

12:30 pm: Legislative & Regulatory Perspectives on the SC Energy Freedom Act & Other 2019 Energy Legislation

Legislator attendance is subject to change based on legislative schedule, if any, for the day.  

  • Senator Wes Climer
  • Representative Peter McCoy
  • Representative Mandy Powers-Norrel
  • SC Office of Regulatory Staff – Nanette Edwards, Executive Director

1:00 pm: Break

1:15 pm: Stakeholder Perspectives on the SC Energy Freedom Act & Clean Energy Policy

  • Duke Energy – Jason Martin, Director – Distributed Energy Technology
  • Central Electric – Cole Price, VP – Member Services
  • Dominion Energy – Mark Furtick, Manager – Renewable Energy Program & Technical Services
  • Energy Office – Catherine Reed, Deputy Director – SC Office of Regulatory Staff

2:00 pm: Break

2:15 pm: Clean Energy Program Updates

  • Duke Energy – Jason Martin, Director – Distributed Energy Technology
  • Central Electric – Cole Price, VP – Member Services
  • Dominion Energy – Mark Furtick, Manager – Renewable Energy Program & Technical Services
  • Energy Office – Catherine Reed, Deputy Director – SC Office of Regulatory Staff 

3:00 pm: Closing Remarks

4:00 – 6:00 pm: Clean Energy Networking 

  • JOIN US for informal, Dutch-treat networking to close out the day.

Rocks at Midlands Lounge
Columbia Marriott
Corner of Main & Hampton Streets
Columbia, SC

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HURRY – REGISTER TODAY!
SCCEBA MEMBERS $25, NON-MEMBERS $50

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