North America Smart Energy Week

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Las Vegas, NV - October 21-22, 2020 Virtual Education Microconferences - September 14-October 27

Sustainability

Our team at North America Smart Energy Week strives to create an experience that inspires and embodies a sustainable and clean future. While our programming already encompasses our efforts to share content to businesses focused on a smart, renewable energy future, we have made a commitment to use the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as roadmap to ensure that holistically North America Smart Energy Week is a sustainable, diverse, and forward-looking event for everyone.

You can support our 2020 efforts. Help by donating $5 to help offset carbon. Click here to see how previous contributions are making a difference.

Sign the 2020 Attendee Sustainability Pledge

Scroll right on any of the icons below and hover off the image to look at our 2019 sustainability efforts. We'll be announcing our 2020 initiatives soon.

In 2019, our team with the Salt Palace Convention Center donated 118,066 lbs of material to 20 nonprofits, 527 lbs of food was rescued and donated, and 2,600 lbs of food scraps sent to anaerobic digestor.

Monthly Sustainability Challenge

Make your commitment to sustainability more than just a challenge while at SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week.

JULY: Did you know that livestock-based food production causes about one-fifth of our global greenhouse gas emissions? This month try to replace your meat or dairy-based foods with plant-based alternatives. Going completely vegetarian or vegan right away can be a big challenge, so start small with Meatless Mondays and go on from there! Just one meal swap a week can make a difference in lowering your carbon footprint. Find inspiration for Meatless Monday meals here.

Our partners and vendors are committed to sustainable practices

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Green Team

Solar Power Events and our partners at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), created a Green Team to promote sustainability initiatives at North America Smart Energy Week. The team works hard to ensure that the conference demonstrates a real commitment to leadership in sustainability at large-scale conferences and convention centers. The team is focused on initiatives relating to energy consumption, sustainable food choices, and reducing waste.

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