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November 15, 2018
Letter from CCIA
Thank you so much for your support!

If you get this email, it's because you've supported CCIA through sponsorship, membership, attending an event, volunteering for an event, amplifying our messages or supporting us in other ways. Our community makes our organization thrive, and we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you.

CCIA depends on regular contributions of many kinds, and as a membership-based organization, our vitality depends on your participation. If you are an active member and enjoying the networking, education, legislative leadership and other benefits that come along with membership, consider inviting a friend to join up alongside you. If you are considering membership, or your membership has lapsed, we ask you to reach out so we can make sure to address your needs.
CCIA Events
Energy Connections: Disaster!
Preparation and Response in the Energy Sector
December 4, 2018
What are regional groups doing to mitigate potential disaster risks in our energy sector? What can we learn from past disaster response situations? For our fourth and final Energy Connections panel in 2018, we'll be addressing energy resilience in the face of disaster. Join us for our popular breakfast panel discussion event on December 4 in Denver.
New Members
Alumina Energy
Alumina Energy is a U.S based energy storage technology company designing and building Alumina Packed Bed Energy Storage systems for the utility, industrial, and commercial scale power generation and process heat markets.

From life-extending components to next-generation, renewable energy products, CoorsTek genuinely helps make the world measurably better. CoorsTek works with engineers like you to develop tomorrow's technology for just about every industry in the global economy.

Empowerment Capital
Empowerment Capital (EC) is an investment management and strategic advisory company that increases profitability, advances corporate impact activities, and scales companies by mobilizing capital, leveraging technology, creating strategic alliances, and strengthening risk management systems -- to deliver sustainable impact to some of our most pressing development challenges.

Partner News & Events
News & Deadlines
Rockies Venture Club HyperAccelerator Accepting Applications
Applications close November 25!

Unlike other accelerators the RVC HyperAccelerator doesn’t take your valuable equity and doesn’t take twelve weeks of your venture’s life. The accelerator has a low fee to cover the costs of providing the program and founders exit with a lot of acceleration and no loss of equity. You’ll get exposure to the Rockies Impact Fund team and experienced mentors. Impact companies are special and have specific requirements for success, while also doing all the work that non-impact companies do. Apply for the next program which runs January 21 - 28, 2019. More info and apply.
NREL Industry Growth Forum Accepting Applications

The Industry Growth Forum is now accepting applications! The Industry Growth Forum is the premier cleantech investment event in the country. Hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, the Industry Growth Forum provides many opportunities to accelerate your company’s growth. As a startup applicant you will have the chance to present to over 400 of the world’s leading cleantech investors, entrepreneurs, and industry professionals. More info and apply .
Partner Events
Sustainable Denver Summit
November 29, 2018

Mayor Michael B. Hancock's 4th annual Sustainable Denver Summit is Colorado's premier gathering of over 700 industry leaders and professionals working on today's most important sustainability solutions. It's a must-attend event to hear from inspiring speakers, network with who's who, and learn from experts abut cutting edge trends, technologies and topics.

Cleantech Forum San Francisco
January 28-30, 2019
San Francisco

This January gathering of our global cleantech innovation community offers unique opportunities to learn, network, and get deals done. Since 2002, Cleantech Group has brought together leading corporate executives, startup and scale-up company CEOs, investors, government agencies, and other key innovation thinkers, supporters and enablers from all areas of resource innovation, all major industrial verticals, and from across the globe.

The program this year centers around the idea of “Diversity of Thought.”

21st Century Energy Transitions Symposium
April 1-2, 2019

Since 2011 the past annual symposia offered a wide range of science, industry leadership, best practices, common sense regulations and policy implications across a broad spectrum of energy and sustainability issues. The 21st Century Energy Transition Symposium 2019 is the 8th annual event co-hosted by the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory (Collaboratory) — a unique and successful energy research partnership between University of Colorado, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University and National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

April 19-28, 2019

EARTHx is the world’s largest annual environmental forum for sharing the latest initiatives, discoveries, innovations, policies, and corporate practices reshaping our world. Now, in its ninth year, EarthX includes conferences, symposiums, a film festival, educational public displays and numerous B to B opportunities. National business leaders, foreign dignitaries, elected officials, media and NGO’s join together to highlight how environmental sustainability is good for the economy and society.    

Organizers at EarthX are looking to bring together private companies state agencies, municipalities, not for profit organizations, universities and research institutions for a Colorado Pavilion at their eighth conference. The goal is to highlight the remarkable accomplishments and innovative products and services of Colorado based companies and institutions. The weekend event brings together 130,000+ people, including leading national companies, elected officials, media and not for profits involved in environmental issues. CCIA members qualify for discounted participation. Please email Richard Eidlin for more information.

NREL Industry Growth Forum and Emerging Markets Day
May 8-10, 2019

On May 9th and 10th, 2019, The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center is hosting the 31st Industry Growth Forum. We are looking for the most innovative emerging clean energy start-up companies from across the globe to present to investors, technologists, and other industry professionals. Applicants range from prototype-stage to commercially ready with a cleantech solution. Since 2003, presenting companies have collectively raised over $6.4 Billion in growth financing.

Energy Tech Showcase
May 9, 2019

The Energy Tech Showcase (ETS) connects upstream, midstream and service companies with innovative technology-based solutions that help solve operational and business challenges. Our events are designed to be low-stress, high-energy and above all fun.

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
July 8-10, 2019

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit (The Summit) is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America's energy challenges in new and innovative ways. Now in its tenth year, the Summit offers a unique, three-day program aimed at moving transformational energy technologies out of the lab and into the market.

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