Oregon’s Energy Future

Attendees gain a deeper understanding of the political, economic, and social forces driving Oregon’s clean energy economy, and come away with insights into how to meet the current challenges and take advantage of opportunities.

This is Oregon’s unmatched forum for learning, networking and business development, with content covering policy, the business of renewable energy, and energy technology and innovation.

Why Attend?

Learn, interact with your peers, do business:
  • 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.
  • Make and network with colleagues, partners and customers.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals engaged in the clean energy economy:
  • Project developers, installers and potential owners
  • Engineers, consultants, attorneys, service providers
  • Equipment and technology providers
  • Energy investors and financiers
  • Utility managers
  • Government agency representatives
  • Economic development professionals
  • Building designers, architects and owners
  • Research, academia, NGOs

Meet the Planning Committee

A special thank you to our 2018 Planning Committee.
Holly BraunNW Natural
David BrownObsidian Renewables
Scott BoltonPacifiCorp
Tyler CluveriusNEBC
Ken DragoonFlink Energy
Bill EdmondsNW Natural
Alan HickenbottomLatitude45 Associates
Betsy KauffmanEnergy Trust of Oregon
Brendan McCarthyPortland General Electric
Tim MillerEnhabit
Dave MoldalEnergy Trust of Oregon
Matt MyletBeneficial State Bank
Pam NealProsper Portland
Rachel ShimshakRenewable Northwest
Rebecca SmithOregon Department of Energy
David Van’t HofClimate Solutions
Dick WanderscheidBonneville Environmental Foundation
Bryce YonkerSmart Grid Northwest

Presented by

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.


Conference Coordinator

Northwest Environmental Business Council
620 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 708
Portland, OR 97204
FAX: 503-227-1007

Registration & Inquiries

Diane Thornton
Operations Manager
503-227-6361 x4

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Jeff Jordan
Program Manager


Tyler Cluverius
Program Manager

Strategic Partnerships

Gregg Mindt
Executive Director