The Future of Offshore Wind: Innovation + Startup Showcase
November 16, 2023 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm ET
Featuring pitches from the Go Energize 2023 Cohort startups, in partnership with Vineyard Wind and MassCEC
Join us in celebrating the culmination of Go Energize 2023, a Greentown Go startup-corporate partnerships accelerator program focused on decarbonizing our energy system, in partnership with Vineyard Wind and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.
Together, our partners have supported five innovative startups in accelerating the commercialization of solutions including offshore wind turbine monitoring, ecological data collection offshore, and more. Attendees will hear the Go Energize 2023 cohort speak about their technologies and how these innovations will enable a sustainable and economically feasible offshore wind industry.
A total of 40 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity is set to come online in the United States in the next decade. Cutting-edge technology is key for offshore wind energy projects to be developed in an environmentally responsible manner while also delivering electricity for consumers. Go Energize 2023 aims to reduce barriers to entry through industry education and relationship-building across relevant networks.
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Arrival and Networking
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Speaking Program featuring lightning presentations from:
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Networking
About Greentown Go
The climate crisis urgently demands sweeping climatetech deployment. While startups bring the solutions, corporates often bring commercialization pathways and scale. That’s why Greentown Go builds partnerships that propel climatetech solutions to market—at the pace needed to tackle climate change.
With a mission of decarbonizing the key greenhouse gas-emitting sectors, Greentown Go programs inject momentum and traction into startup-corporate collaborations, unlocking the power of climate solutions at scale.
About Vineyard Wind
Vineyard Wind LLC is an offshore wind development company seeking to build the first
large-scale offshore wind energy project in the US, to be located 15 miles south of Martha’s
Vineyard. Vineyard Wind, based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is 50 percent owned by
funds of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and 50 percent by Avangrid
Renewables. For more information, visit www.vineyardwind.com.
MassCEC is a state economic development agency dedicated to accelerating the growth of
the clean energy sector across the Commonwealth to spur job creation, deliver statewide
environmental benefits and to secure long-term economic growth for the people of
Massachusetts. MassCEC works to increase the adoption of clean energy while driving
down costs and delivering financial, environmental, and economic development benefits to
energy users and utility customers across the state
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Event Health + Safety Policy
This event is in-person and masks are encouraged but not required Greentown Labs. We recommend a medical grade or K/N95 mask; Greentown provides medical grade masks at the front desk of each location.
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