Energy Leadership Summit

Business • Policy • Innovation

The Energy Leadership Summit is the region’s must-attend clean energy event. Presented jointly by the CleanTech Alliance and the Northwest Environmental Business Council, this unique event connects policy with practice and addresses the industry’s current challenges and future opportunities.

Join us in exploring the nexus of energy, climate change, and the region’s economy with more than 400 industry leaders and policymakers from across the Northwest. The region’s unmatched forum for learning, networking, and business development with content covering:

  • The Business of Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
  • Policy & Economic Development
  • Clean Technology Innovation

Why Attend?

  • Gain and up-to-date perspective on the state of the industry, policy developments and technologies.
  • Explore the forces shaping the markets for renewable energy and energy efficiency.
  • Learn the keys to successfully develop renewable energy projects.
  • Examine the leading thinking in advancing efficiency.
  • Explore how to do business in Oregon and with whom.
  • Discover opportunities for your business in supplying the energy industry.
  • Network with colleagues, partners and customers.

Who Should Attend?

  • C-Level Executives, VPs, Directors
  • Energy Executives & Managers
  • Utility Managers
  • Economic Development Professionals
  • Government Agency Representatives
  • Regulatory & Legislative Professionals
  • Project Developers
  • Engineers
  • Consultants
  • Attorneys
  • Service Providers
  • Equipment & Technology Providers
  • Energy Investors & Financiers
  • Building Owners
  • Designers & Architects
  • Research & Academia
  • NGOs
  • Policy Analysts & Lobbyists

2019 Energy Leadership Achievement Awards

Please see the front page for this year’s nominees.

Planning Committee

Thank you to our 2019 Planning Committee

Julie BennionConsulate General of Canada
Joni BoshNorthwest Energy Coalition
Eric ChristensenBeverage & Diamond PC
Monica CowlishawCascade Natural Gas
Marc DaudonThe Caspian Group
Craig GannettDavis Wright Tremaine LLP
Renee GastineauPaladino and Company
Kelly HallClimate Solutions
Linda IrvineSpark Northwest
Curt KirkebyAvista Utilities
Bill LemonStoneBridge Securities, LLC
David McCaugheyAmeresco
Peter MoultonWashington State Dept. of Commerce
Leslie MyersPuget Sound Energy
Jack NewmanSazan Environmental
Suzanne OffenUniversity of Washington Clean Energy Institute
Carolyn ParrsMind Over Markets
John PiercePerkins Coie LLP
Rebecca SayreInfiniti Real Estate & Development
Carl SeipCraft 3
Walker StanovskyDavis Wright Tremaine LLP
Tony UsibelliSpecial Advisor
Sarah VorpahlWashington State Dept. of Commerce
Russ WeedCleanTech Strategies LLC
Brian YoungWashington State Dept. of Commerce

Presented by

CleanTech Alliance

CleanTech Alliance represents 300 member organizations spanning six U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. Founded in 2007 by business and cleantech leaders, the Alliance facilitates the generation and growth of cleantech companies and jobs through a variety of educational programs, research, products and services.

Northwest Environmental Business Council

NEBC is the regional trade association representing leading service and technology firms who are working to protect, restore, and sustain the natural and built environment. NEBC member companies and organizations cover a wide range of disciplines, providing solutions in the areas of Environmental Protection & Cleanup, Energy & Efficiency, Waste & Recycling, Water & Wastewater, Sustainable Development, and Cross-Sector Solutions.


Registration & Inquiries

Aysia Wright
NEBC – Operations & Events Manager
503-227-6361 x3

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Rachelle Ames
CleanTech Alliance – Commercialization and Outreach


Tyler Cluverius
NEBC – Program Manager

Strategic Partnerships

Tom Ranken
CleanTech Alliance – President and CEO

Gregg Mindt
NEBC – Executive Director