NECEC Vice President of Innovation & Partnerships Alistair Pim to Speak at Tufts Energy Conference

NECEC’s Vice President of Innovation & Partnerships Alistair Pim will be a featured speaker at the 2018 Tufts Energy Conference on February 3 at Tufts University in Medford, MA. Pim will discuss how cleantech innovation and clean energy technology can drive a more resilient and reliable grid on a panel entitled  “Rethinking the Grid in a Changing Climate.”

The Tufts Energy Conference is an annual student-run conference that brings together experts and professionals from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors with students to discuss critical global energy issues. Nearly 400 people attend each year, making it one of the largest student-run energy conferences in the Northeast. This year’s conference will feature a keynote address by  Tom Dinwoodie, Former CEO SunPower Corporation Systems. Register here.

Pim is joined on his panel by the following experts:

  • Margarett Jolly, Director of Research and Development, ConEd New York
  • Patrick Brown, PhD., Post-Doctoral Researcher, MIT Energy Initiative
  • Dan Finn-Foley, Senior Analyst, Energy Storage, GTM Research
  • Rob Thornton, President & CEO, International District Energy Association
  • Kelly Sims-Gallagher, PhD., Director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy

Pim leads NECEC's Strategic Partner Network, a corporate membership network engaging leading global corporations building their energy innovation relationships. He also oversees NECEC’s two Innovation programs: Cleantech Navigate Northeast and Cleantech Open Northeast. Prior to joining the organization, he served as Vice President of Business Development and Alliances in the Global Smart Cities segment at Schneider Electric. He has extensive experience in the energy technology industry initiating and developing strategic relationships regionally and globally with IT industry leaders and local government.


NECEC (Northeast Clean Energy Council & NECEC Institute) is the premier voice of businesses building a world-class clean energy hub in the Northeast, helping clean energy companies start, scale and succeed with our unique business, innovation and policy leadership. NECEC includes the Northeast Clean Energy Council (a nonprofit business member organization), and NECEC Institute (a nonprofit focused on industry research, innovation, policy development and communications initiatives). NECEC brings together business leaders and key stakeholders to engage in influential policy discussions and business initiatives while building connections that propel the clean energy industry forward.

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