Solar Energy Business Association of New England

SEBANE IS NOW USING WILD APRICOT AMS AS OUR MEMBERSHIP DATABASE AND FOR EVENT REGISTRATIONS.


IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBER PRICING, YOUR COMPANY DUES MUST BE CURRENT.  YOUR BUNDLE COORDINATOR (MAIN CONTACT) MAY REGISTER INDIVIDUALS FOR EVENTS AND/OR ADD BUNDLE MEMBERS (OTHER COMPANY EMPLOYEES) TO THEIR MEMBERSHIP BUNDLE SO THEY CAN REGISTER THEMSELVES. 


CONTACT OPERATIONS@SEBANE.ORG IF YOU NEED HELP!


Upcoming Events

    • December 20, 2022
    • December 31, 2023
    Register

    Become a SEBANE Sponsor! 

    Our sponsorship program is designed for those wishing to target their marketing dollars towards SEBANE programming events, gain exposure to our membership and the solar industry of New England, and if desired, join SEBANE at a one-time reduced membership dues rate. We are offering three tiers of sponsorship for 2023. 


    PLATINUM - $6,000


    The annual platinum sponsorship program is our top tier opportunity designed for companies wishing to play a significant role in the Massachusetts and Greater New England solar market and have year-round exposure to our membership and our event attendees from across the region.  Benefits include:


    • Free annual membership with SEBANE for one year (see benefits on the membership page)
    • Top tier benefits of event sponsorship at all events within a 12-month period, including:
      • 4 comp tickets -- 2 staff + 2 VIP passes per calendar year
      • Vendor table and priority choice of location to display marketing collateral at one event per calendar year
      • Your logo-branded merchandise presented to attendees in a welcome packet
      • Ability to address the audience at two in-person events
      • Copy of attendee list prior to and following all events
      • Top tier placement of your logo on all event marketing material
      • Pre-event distribution of a one-page e-marketing flyer featuring sponsor messaging
      • Opportunity to host/facilitate one breakout room during all virtual events
    • Your company featured semi-annually in our ‘platinum sponsor spotlight’ across SEBANE’s marketing platforms (newsletter, webpage, social media channels)—to be co-developed between your marketing team and ours
    • In addition to logo recognition in every newsletter, the opportunity to provide an ad for the newsletter once / quarter
    • Opportunity to provide one post per quarter for SEBANE social media channels (restricted to leadership posts only, not ads)
    • Year-round logo promotion on our website hyper-linked to your website
    • Exclusive sponsorship, tabling, and remarks at our annual membership meeting
    • Your company featured in follow-up event blog with photo on SEBANE website
    • Opportunity to participate on SEBANE’s Policy and/or Programming Committee
    • Opportunity to run one of the SEBANE training sessions on a topic of your choosing (with pre-approval from Programming Committee)


    GOLD - $1,500 Member / $2,000 Non-Member

    SINGLE EVENT SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:
    • One time $250 credit or 25% discount (whichever is greater) toward annual SEBANE membership for one year for non- members only
    • Opportunity to participate on SEBANE’s Policy and/or Programming Committee for members only
    • One feature ‘gold sponsor spotlight’ in our newsletter, webpage, social media channels per year—to be co-developed between your marketing team and ours; podcasts, webinars, digital marketing as developed and selected by sponsor company may also be shared for promotion across SEBANE platforms
    • Placement of logo on all event marketing material
    • Copy of attendee list prior to and following all events
    • Opportunity to have logo-branded merchandise presented to each attendee in welcome packets
    • Vendor table to display marketing collateral and engage with attendees
    • 2 comp tickets + 50% discount on 1 VIP pass


    SILVER - $1,000 Member / $1,500 Non-Member

    SINGLE EVENT SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:
    • Opportunity to participate on SEBANE’s Policy and/or Programming Committee for members only
    • Placement of logo on all event marketing material
    • Copy of attendee list prior to and following all events
    • Opportunity to have logo-branded merchandise presented to each attendee in welcome packets
    • Option to display small pop-up banner at event
    • 1 comp ticket to event
    • One time $100 credit or 10% discount (whichever is greater) toward annual SEBANE membership for one year for non-members only
    • February 16, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Overview

    A discussion on the solar related provisions contained in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). More specifically, an overview of the Investment Tax Credit Provisions and the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund that will be administered by the EPA. Particular focus will be on how both US Treasury and the EPA have structured their rules for the various provisions contained in the IRA and how solar projects can take advantage of them.


    Agenda

    10:00 AM: Join & Welcome

    10:05-10:45 AM: Speaker Presentation 

    10:50-11:00 AM: Q&A


    Platform

    This event will take place virtually on Zoom. Online meeting credentials will be sent out prior to the event.


    Registration Fees

    This program is $20 for SEBANE members and $40 for non-members.  Event sponsorships are also available! Please email David Ehrlich, SEBANE Executive Director (executivedirector@sebane.org) for additional information.


    NOTE:  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBER PRICING, YOUR COMPANY DUES MUST BE CURRENT.  YOUR BUNDLE COORDINATOR (MAIN CONTACT) MAY REGISTER INDIVIDUALS FOR EVENTS AND/OR ADD BUNDLE MEMBERS (OTHER COMPANY EMPLOYEES) TO THEIR MEMBERSHIP BUNDLE SO THEY CAN REGISTER THEMSELVES.  CONTACT OPERATIONS@SEBANE.ORG IF YOU NEED HELP!


    Featured Speaker

    Mike Judge, Vice President for Policy, Coalition for Community Solar Access.


    Mike Judge has served as the Vice President for Policy at the Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) since September 2021. In this capacity, Mike oversees CCSA’s Policy Team at the federal level and across more than 20 states. Prior to his time at CCSA, Mike spent 12 years in various roles in Massachusetts state government, including over two years as Director of Electric Power, Regional, and Federal Affairs at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) and four years as Director of the Renewable and Alternative Energy Division at the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER). He is a graduate of UMass Amherst.

    • March 01, 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Overview

    This presentation will provide updates on the current status of the CPACE (Commercial & Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy) program in MA, followed by Q&A. A speed-networking session will be hosted at the end, with the opportunity to connect with panelists in a breakout room.


    The Property Assessed Clean Energy program is a national initiative organized through MassDevelopment, the state’s development finance agency. It enables property owners to take out 20-year loans for energy infrastructure upgrades. There are 57 municipalities that have adopted PACE in Massachusetts. The program is designed to make it easier for industrial and commercial property owners to retrofit existing buildings to meet eco-friendly standards.


    Agenda

    12:00 PM: Join & Welcome

    12:05-1:05 PM: Panelist Presentations and Q&A

    1:05-1:30 PM: Networking in Breakout Rooms


    Platform

    This event will take place virtually on Zoom. Online meeting credentials will be sent out prior to the event.


    Registration Fees

    This program is $20 for SEBANE members and $40 for non-members.  Event sponsorships are also available! Please email David Ehrlich, SEBANE Executive Director (executivedirector@sebane.org) for additional information.


    NOTE:  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBER PRICING, YOUR COMPANY DUES MUST BE CURRENT.  YOUR BUNDLE COORDINATOR (MAIN CONTACT) MAY REGISTER INDIVIDUALS FOR EVENTS AND/OR ADD BUNDLE MEMBERS (OTHER COMPANY EMPLOYEES) TO THEIR MEMBERSHIP BUNDLE SO THEY CAN REGISTER THEMSELVES.  CONTACT OPERATIONS@SEBANE.ORG IF YOU NEED HELP!


    Featured Speaker

    Wendy Lee O'Malley, Senior Vice President, Green Finance, Director of PACE Massachusetts


    Wendy joined MassDevelopment in January 2017 to lead the creation of the commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program. She heads the Green Finance Department and oversees all parts of PACE Massachusetts including program guidelines, municipal opt-in, lender engagement, project development, application review, transaction closing and servicing.


    She has more than 25 years of wide-ranging experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining the Agency, she acted as VP and principal advisor for a consortium of 500+ Massachusetts nonprofit and municipality members to procure supply rates for contracts, saving millions annually in energy costs. She started her career developing energy savings performance contracting projects for municipal, healthcare and federal government facilities.


    Wendy is a proud lifelong Massachusetts resident and alumni of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and currently resides with her family in Milton.

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