Be early and save! Register now for the 2020 Rural Energy Conference

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February 25, 2020 all-day
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Lynn Pyle

Early bird registration now open!
Register by November 25 to save

Join us for ACEEE’s second 2020 Rural Energy Conference, the premier conference on clean energy solutions for rural America. This dynamic one-day event will explore how clean energy, including energy efficiency, can spur economic growth and lower energy bills for rural residents. Our interactive sessions, plenary panels, and networking breaks will connect you with other leaders from utilities, government, industry, nonprofits, financial institutions, and academia.

You will learn about innovative utility programs, financing tools, and targeted opportunities for agriculture, manufactured housing, and public buildings. You will explore how clean energy is shaping local economies, bolstering community resilience, supporting disaster recovery, and increasing energy affordability.

Our opening plenary will look at electrification efforts across the United States. Representatives from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives, Efficiency Maine Trust, and Next Energy US will share strategies for electrifying rural communities.

At our afternoon plenary, experts from the Colorado Energy Office, University of New Mexico School of Law, University of Michigan, and Environmental and Energy Studies Institute will discuss how state policy can drive energy savings in rural communities. They will share policy opportunities such as statewide greenhouse gas reduction goals.

Don’t miss out on ACEEE’s second Rural Energy Conference, which precedes the Midwest Energy Solutions Conference. We offer special discounts if you attend both.


Accommodations are available at the Chicago Downtown Marriott Magnificent Mile at the rate of $169 per night through January 31, 2020. Make your reservations early to take advantage of the discounted prices and availability.


Visit the Rural Energy Conference website and contact ACEEE Conferences with any questions about the Rural Energy Conference or to learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If your organization would like to learn more about the various sponsorship levels and the associated benefits for the 2020 Rural Energy Conference, download our sponsorship flyer. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Lynn Pyle.

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