Events

Sign up for upcoming webinars to learn more about the program. We hope you will join us and create big impacts supporting California’s decarbonized future. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected].

Past Events

thursday

July

21

2022

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

Webinar

Introduction to CalNEXT

Learn more about getting your electric technology project off the ground.

We know you have ideas, big ideas. This webinar is for anyone interested in participating in the program supporting the development and implementation of emerging electric energy technologies. Join us for an introduction to the program and processes, and all you need to know to apply. This virtual event will also provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

Tuesday & Wednesday

November

7 & 8

2023

Conference

CEDMC Fall Conference

Join us at CEDMC’s Fall Conference in Oakland, CA, and connect with us at our sponsored reception on November 7 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. We look forward to discussing critical policy matters with you on topics such as energy efficiency, electrification, and decarbonization!

Monday

November

6

2023

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. PT

Webinar

Request For Ideas (RFI) Q4 2023

We are looking for Idea and Project Submissions for short-turnaround projects to support the 2024 portfolio. Join our RFI Q4 webinar to learn more ahead of the submission deadline of November 30, 2023.

Tuesday

October

24

2023

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. PT

Webinar

2023 Project Summit

Join our webinar and learn about CalNEXT’s ongoing Technology Support Research and Technology Development Research projects, their impacts on utility portfolios, and additional research ideas that can complement ongoing projects.

Monday & Tuesday

August

28 & 29

2023

1:20 P.M. – 3:20 p.m. PT

Webinar

ET Summit 2023

Join CalNEXT as we participate in the ET Summit 2023. We’ll be hosting a session both days of the event and covering details of the CalNEXT program along with highlighting a couple of successful projects. After Tuesday’s session, join our breakout room to network with the CalNEXT Program Team from 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. PT.

Tuesday

August

8

2023

12:30 P.M. – 1:00 p.m. PT

Webinar

Request For Ideas (RFI) Q3 2023

We are looking for ideas that inform current or future utility programs. We will share why we are prioritizing these technologies, opportunities, considerations, and the value of engaging with CalNEXT.

Wednesday

July

26

2023

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

Webinar

High Efficiency Walk-in Cooler & Freezer Refrigeration Training

CalNEXT will be hosting a webinar to inform contractors and other decision-makers about efficient condensing units and evaporators. This session offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the program, the measure’s definition, and the measure’s potential.

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Tuesday

May

23

2023

2:00 P.m. – 3:00 P.m. ET

Conference Session

LightFair 2023

Join our session Bringing emerging lighting technologies to the mass market: What are the drivers and how can you be involved? presented by Yao-Jung Wen (CalNEXT/Energy Solutions), Axel Pearson (Integrated Lighting Campaign), and Chris Wolgamott (NEEA). Session code L23S13

Monday

April

24

2023

2:00 P.m. – 2:30 P.m. PT

Webinar

Request For Ideas (RFI) Q2 2023

We are looking for ideas that support Plug Loads & Appliances, specifically commercial or residential dryers. We will share why we are prioritizing these technologies, opportunities, considerations, and the value of engaging with CalNEXT.

Tuesday

January

31

2023

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT

Webinar

Request For Ideas (RFI) Q1 2023

We are looking for ideas that support Plug Loads & Appliances (specifically Dryers) and Process Loads (Smart Manufacturing & Controls). We will share why we are prioritizing these technologies, opportunities, considerations, and the value of engaging with CalNEXT.

Thursday

December

15

2022

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PT

Online event

Perspectives: Identifying, Testing, Growing Future CleanTech with CalNEXT

CleanStart Perspectives are short online conversations to connect the greater Sacramento clean tech entrepreneurship community and share insights, experiences, and outlooks. CalNEXT is a featured guest, sharing our perspective on what entrepreneurs and innovators can do to thrive and grow.

Thursday

December

8

2022

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

Webinar

Insights into the CalNEXT Project Selection Process
This webinar will provide transparency regarding the scanning and screening process, show the types of projects that are being scanned (rejected and approved), and provide more guidance for stakeholders wanting to submit ideas to CalNEXT.

Tuesday

November

29

2022

10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. PT

Webinar

2022 Projects Summit

Approved TSR and TDR Projects

Get an update on the Technology Support Research and Technology Development Research projects that CalNEXT has been working on in 2022. You will walk away knowing why these CalNEXT projects are important, what impacts they intend to have on the utility portfolios, and what other research might be needed to complement ongoing projects.

Wednesday

November

9

2022

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

Webinar

Technology Focus

A deep dive into appliances and plug loads, lighting, and process load technologies

At our November webinar, we will focus on appliances and plugs loads, lighting, and process load technologies. We will share what we have been working on, opportunities and barriers within these technology priorities, and how to participate in or stay informed with CalNEXT.

Tuesday

September

20

2022

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

Webinar

Technology Focus

A deep dive into HVAC, water heating, and whole building technologies

Tuesday

July

26

2022

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

Webinar

Technology Priorities for CalNEXT

Gain insight into the electric emerging technology areas we are prioritizing.

Do you have what we’re looking for? This webinar will focus on outlining the Technology Priority Maps (TPMs) and the types of technologies that will qualify for support and resources. Anyone interested in participating in the program supporting the development and implementation of emerging electric technologies is encouraged to attend.