Upcoming Events

 On Friday, October 10, the Woody Crop tour will stop at the University of Tennessee Research and Education Center (ETREC) in Knoxville for a half-day tour. Visitors to the ETREC will learn first-hand about new energy crops like fast-growing woody poplar and their importance as a feedstock for the emerging biofuels industry.
October 12-14, 2014Tennessee Renewable Energy and Economic Development Council’s International Renewable Energy Summit

Fueling International Excellence in Renewable Energy Through Research and Innovation

Location:  Tennessee Tech University

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emPOWERing Arkansas:

Arkansas Advanced Energy Association’s 3rd Annual Meeting & Policy Conference

October 17, 2014

DoubleTree Hotel, downtown Little Rock, AR

AAEA will host its 3rd annual meeting on October 17, 2014, focused on exploring advanced energy policy for Arkansas and other pertinent advanced energy issues of top importance to Arkansas businesses.  Expert speakers and special guests will contribute to various parts of the day’s program, and Arkansas gubernatorial candidates will also make appearances throughout the day to explain their stance on various advanced energy issues.

For more information, please contact or 501-537-0190

Frontiers in Biorefining 2014: Chemicals and Products from Renewable CarbonOctober 21-24, 2014The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia, USARegistration:

The Mississippi Biomass and Renewable Energy Council (MBREC) will hold the 13th Annual Southern BioProducts and Renewable Energy Conference on November 13, 2014 at the Trent Lott Center on the University of Southern Mississippi campus in Hattiesburg, MS.The theme of the this year’s conference will be “Innovations in Clean Energy” and how this sector can lead to economic development and job growth.

Go to for conference info and registration.