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Past Events


 

 

EVENTS

 

At Powerhouse, events are the ultimate product of the work that we do every day to power the world with sunshine. Our events put new energy entrepreneurs and their companies at the forefront though direct access to the industry’s biggest executives, investors, and thought-leaders. Check out our past and upcoming events, sponsorship, and corporate partnership opportunities below. 

 

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Past Events


 

 

EVENTS

 

At Powerhouse, events are the ultimate product of the work that we do every day to power the world with sunshine. Our events put new energy entrepreneurs and their companies at the forefront though direct access to the industry’s biggest executives, investors, and thought-leaders. Check out our past and upcoming events, sponsorship, and corporate partnership opportunities below. 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Powerhouse Pavilion & Circle · July 11 - 13 · Intersolar 2017, San Francisco

Powerhouse will be at the heart of energy software innovation at Intersolar 2017. Powerhouse Pavilion & Circle puts solar entrepreneurs at the forefront of the intelligent energy revolution. Powerhouse Pavilion features a curated selection of startups who demonstrate their energy solutions expo style. Powerhouse Circle brings together 25 founders and CEOs of intelligent energy startups, and 25 industry executives and investors for some intense and effective speed dating.


NEW DAWN · August 26 · The New Parish, Oakland

We're bringing New Dawn back in August of 2017 and it will be bigger and better than ever. New Dawn celebrates the innovation and entrepreneurship that brings solar to the masses. Join us for tapas, drinks, great music, and excellent company. Tickets sell out fast, get yours. 

 
 

PAST EVENTS

 

SUNCODE 2017

A record turnout of 160 solar entrepreneurs, software developers, and industry leaders gathered at the Citizen Engagement Laboratory in Uptown Oakland for 2 days of hacking solar and storage software solutions to industry challenges posed by sponsors DSM and SunRun. Check out the submissions and winners on Devpost

 VIDEO | PHOTOS (COMING SOON) 


CELI San Francisco Inaugural Recruitment 2017

On February 2nd, Powerhouse sponsored the Clean Energy Leadership Institute's networking happy hour to celebrate the launch of applications for CELI’s inaugural San Francisco Clean Energy Leaders Spring 2017 Fellowship Class.


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Pitches & Pitchers 2016

 Friends and members of the Powerhouse community gathered at Drake's Dealership on Wednesday December 7th for great food, pitches from our graduating cohort of accelerator startups, and satirical awards for Powerhouse entrepreneurs.

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NEW DAWN 2016

On August 26th, over four hundred solar enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, investors, and industry executives reached the pinnacle of solar nirvana at New Dawn, Powerhouse's summer solar startup party of the year. 

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Powerhouse pavilion and circle 2016

Powerhouse Pavilion and Circle: Powerhouse Pavilion was Intersolar's first showcase featuring solar software and fintech startups on the expo floor.  Powerhouse Circle is the nation's first solar-specific speed dating event for investors, industry executives and entrepreneurs. 

VIDEO   |   PHOTOS


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Powerhouse Accelerator Graduation And BBQ

Congratulations to SunSwarm, SunFi, Shinbone and Volta for graduating from Powerhouse’s Accelerator. Welcome Sunlytics, PVBid, SunBanc and Solar.ai to the Powerhouse Accelerator. You are the future superstars of new solar software and fintech solutions.

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Powerhouse Cocktail Reception

A big thanks to Obvious Ventures and GE Ventures for hosting the Powerhouse Cocktail Reception. The reception brought together thought leaders, investors and industry executives with the shared mission of driving innovation and entrepreneurship in new energy.

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SunCode 2016

The energy level reached new heights at the Powerhouse SunCode Solar Hackathon this year with over 120+ participants, 10 sponsors, 12 mentors and 4 judges from the industry's leading solar companies and VC's. At SunCode, developers, designers and solar champions prototyped creative solar software solutions. 

VIDEO   |   PHOTOS


The 11th Hour Project Jamathon

The Accelerator Jamathon brings together a select group of Powerhouse Hackathon winners, accelerator startups, investors and tech leaders to create innovative solutions to challenges that Hackathon winners and Powerhouse startups are facing. 

VIDEO   |   PHOTOS


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Financial Innovation for Energy Access

Powerhouse was thrilled to partner with EnergyAccessSF to host an inspiring panel discussion that explored how innovative financing models that have helped solar scale in the U.S. could be applied to expand energy access in emerging markets.

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GE ventures Reception

Some energy corporations fight change, some embrace it, and some lead it. Powerhouse is a proud partner of GE Ventures and GE Current to lead this transition to renewables. 

 

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NEW DAWN 2015

SfunCube is now Powerhouse and we celebrated the announcement in style with 402 of you at New Dawn. Nothing makes us happier than throwing the best solar startup party of the year for the nation’s most ingenious solar entrepreneurs, executives, and investors. 

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DOE SUNSHOT Jamathon

The SunShot Catalyst Jamathon was a 3.5 hour business brainstorming event that helped build amazing startup pitches. Participants recruited team members to work on a business idea that can be implemented with software, data, or automation.

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POWERHOUSE pavilion and Circle 2015

A big thanks to all the investors, industry executives and entrepreneurs who attended Powerhouse Circle at Intersolar 2015, where 30 solar entrepreneurs pitched their companies to 30 investors and industry executives in a "speed networking" format. 

VIDEO   |   PHOTOS


Solar Week

SolarWeek was a solar energy exhibition in  San Leandro that engaged changemakers, solar entrepreneurs, designers, makers, students and citizens to ideate the possibilities of solar energy with the mission to inspire solutions to the challenges of establishing a renewable future.

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Hack the Sun

Suncode 2015

SfunCube’s Solar Hackathon brought the Bay Area’s most hardcore developers, innovative designers, and brilliant solar business minds together to create innovative approaches to accelerate solar adoption in the US and around the world. 

VIDEO   |   PHOTOS