2019 State Energy Conference of North Carolina:

April 30 – May 1, 2019 | McKimmon Conference & Training Center | NC State University | Raleigh, NC
Stay Connected: #NCenergy2019

The State Energy Conference provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources and industry opportunity to help drive North Carolina's regional energy economy forward with national impact.

Examine the impacts of energy technologies, policy and finance on customers at all levels of the energy marketplace:

  • Commercial & Industrial Buildings
  • Governmental & Institutional Buildings
  • Grid Modernization
  • Residential Homes
  • Renewable Energy
  • Utilities & Infrastructure

Why You Should Attend

  • Receive professional continuing education credits
  • Benefit from over 75 expert speakers
  • Choose among 30 different sessions in 6 different tracks
  • Network with 50+ exhibitors and sponsors at extended breaks and receptions
  • Learn how the diverse energy mix is connecting our state
  • Be an active participant in the discussions about the future of energy in North Carolina

Who Should Attend

Architects, decision-makers, engineers, energy and sustainability managers, facilities personnel, property managers, planners and thought leaders from:

  • Small businesses
  • Developers
  • Innovation firms
  • Energy companies
  • Colleges and universities
  • Government and state agencies
  • Corporations
  • Nonprofit organizations

Media Contact:

Shannon Helm, NC Clean Energy Technology Center, Email, 919-423-8340

2019 Continuing Education Credits

Receive professional continuing education credits for engineers, architects, energy managers, energy auditors, planners, and others.*


The 2019 State Energy Conference will be applying for the following professional continuing contact hours**:

  • AIA Member Architects: AIA HSWs to be announced once approved.
    Maximum individual credits: 9.0 AIA HSWs
  • GBCI Professionals (LEED, SITES, WELL): General CEs and/or specific course CEs to be announced once approved.
    Maximum individual credits: 9.0 GBCI CEs
  • BPI Professionals: BPI CEUs to be announced once approved.
    Maximum individual credits: 9.0 BPI CEUs
  • Attorneys: CLEs to be announced once approved.
    Maximum individual credits: 9.0 CLEs
  • NC professional engineers and other self-reporting professionals, such as CPAs and CEMs can receive 1.5 PDH for each complete breakout session and 1.0 PDH for each plenary.
    Maximum individual credits: 13.0 PDHs

*Other self-reporting professionals may receive credits as well. Continuing education credits are not limited to the specific professionals mentioned above.
**Please note that not all sessions offer AIA HSWs, GBCI CEs, BPI CEUs, and CLEs.

New for 2019! Inaugural Energy Innovation Student Pitch Competition

The Inaugural Energy Innovation Student Pitch Competition, will be held in conjunction with the State Energy Conference of North Carolina. Through generous sponsorships, we are awarding prizes to student teams led by North Carolina-based colleges and universities. Join us for the student competition event on April 29th!

Student teams will pitch their ideas by showcasing solutions in one of the following categories:

  • Energy Innovation—Best new energy product or business model
  • Energy Poverty—Best plan or product to address energy poverty or inequality
  • Next Gen Energy Challenges—Most promising next gen research ideas

Interested in supporting student entrepreneurship? Contact Shannon Helm, for sponsorship opportunities for the student competition event.