Sector Spotlights: Renewables

Sector Spotlights events feature industry leaders who will share the latest in innovation and collaboration, while providing partnership opportunities through in-person connections.

Sector Spotlights graphic RENEWABLES

Lunch & Learn

January 31, 2024
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
MaineDOT Headquarters, 24 Child Street, Augusta, ME
Member-only event / No cost / Lunch provided


The Maine Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) is leading and participating in a number of energy initiatives to grow Maine’s clean energy economy, create new jobs, transition to low-carbon and affordable energy sources, and support innovation to create new solutions to our climate and energy challenges.

Join us for this informative and engaging session with Dan Burgess, Director of the Governor’s Energy Office. 

Event Schedule

11:30 – Networking
12:00 – Presentation: Maine’s Clean Energy Opportunity
12:45 – Q&A
1:00 – Networking


February 7, 2024
4:30 – 6:30 PM (Tour begins at 3:30 PM)
University of Maine, Orono, ME
MITC members $10 / Non-members $25

Event Schedule

3:30 – Tour of the Advanced Structures & Composites Center (35 Flagstaff Road)

The Advanced Structures & Composites Center (ASCC) at the University of Maine is a world-leading, interdisciplinary center for research, education, and economic development encompassing material sciences, advanced manufacturing, and engineering of composites and structures. Since its founding in 1996, with support from the National Science Foundation, the ASCC has financially sponsored more than 2,600 students, received 120 patents, welcomed over 30,000 visitors, created 14 spinoff companies, and has been honored with more than 40 national and international awards for research excellence. 

***Registration for the tour is required no later than Jan. 31st for background clearance. Space is limited for up to 40 people on the tour. No photography or bags allowed beyond the lobby. Tour attendees should wear close-toed shoes. Hard hats and safety glasses will be provided for all tour attendees.***

4:30 – Networking Reception at the Foster Center for Innovation (5798 Student Innovation Center)

Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar