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Events


EVENTS

Powerhouse signature events include SunCode, Powerhouse Circle, New Dawn, and Watt it Takes, a monthly podcast and event series in partnership with Greentech Media. Sponsors of Powerhouse events have the opportunity to reach the largest community of energy startups, thought leaders, and investors in the US.

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Events


EVENTS

Powerhouse signature events include SunCode, Powerhouse Circle, New Dawn, and Watt it Takes, a monthly podcast and event series in partnership with Greentech Media. Sponsors of Powerhouse events have the opportunity to reach the largest community of energy startups, thought leaders, and investors in the US.


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WATT IT TAKES

Monthly | Powerhouse HQ, Oakland, CA

Join Powerhouse in partnership with Greentech Media for Watt it Takes, a monthly event and podcast series featuring clean energy founders and CEOs. Episodes are recorded live at Powerhouse HQ in Uptown Oakland. Check out past recordings here.

This month on Watt it Takes: Dandelion Co-Founder and CEO Kathy Hannun shares her unlikely journey towards founding the groundbreaking (literally!) residential geothermal startup.


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SUNCODE HACKATHON

May 17-18, 2019 | Oakland, CA

Want to build a clean energy startup in less than 24 hours with a chance at $10,000 in cash prizes? Powerhouse is hosting the sixth annual SunCode Hackathon on May 17-18 in Downtown Oakland. SunCode is your opportunity to create solutions that will accelerate clean energy around the world. Success stories include OhmConnect, UtilityAPI, and Swing Electric.


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POWERHOUSE CIRCLE

July 2019 | San Francisco, CA

Powerhouse Circle is a private event that brings together 25 founders and CEOs of the most innovative clean energy startups in the country and 25 of the most well known and respected corporations and venture funds for a fast-paced speed dating pitch event.


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NEW DAWN

September 2019 | New Parish, Oakland, CA

Powerhouse's annual clean energy party returns in September 2019. New Dawn brings the Bay Area clean energy community together to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship. In 2018, over 500 entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders gathered over tapas and drinks with sponsors from some of the biggest names in the industry.

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Event Archive


EVENT ARCHIVE

Powerhouse’s signature events have been central to growing our community since our inception in 2013. These events enable Powerhouse members to connect, collaborate, and expand the capacity of the clean energy industry.

Event Archive


EVENT ARCHIVE

Powerhouse’s signature events have been central to growing our community since our inception in 2013. These events enable Powerhouse members to connect, collaborate, and expand the capacity of the clean energy industry.

PAST EVENTS

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New Dawn · September 6 · Oakland

Powerhouse hosted 500+ entrepreneurs, investors, industry professionals, and thought-leaders for tapas, drinks, live music, and the best night of networking in the  industry.


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Powerhouse Circle 2018

Powerhouse Circle 2018 brought together 25 founders of the most innovative clean energy startups in the country and 25 of the most respected corporations and venture funds for a fast-paced speed pitch event.

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suncode hackathon 2018

Powerhouse hosted its sixth annual SunCode Hackathon on April 13-14 at the Citizen Engagement Lab in downtown Oakland and awarded $10K in cash prizes.

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Powerhouse demo night & holiday party

Powerhouse hosted a demo night and holiday party at Mosaic's in Oakland. Accelerator companies past and present pitched to a group of investors, industry partners, and the Powerhouse community. 

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NEW DAWn 2017

Powerhouse brought back New Dawn back on August 17th and it was our biggest and best year yet with over 500 clean energy entrepreneurs, professionals, and enthusiasts.

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Powerhouse Pavilion & Circle 2017 

Powerhouse Pavilion 2017 featured a curated selection of startups, while Powerhouse Circle brought together 25 founders and CEOs of clean energy startups, and 25 industry executives and investors.

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On March 3rd, CalCEF and New Energy Nexus's Free Electrons startups participated in a workshop with Powerhouse mentors, VCs, and startups for programming and a rooftop happy hour.

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SUNCODE 2017

On April 7th and 8th, a record turnout of 160 intelligent energy entrepreneurs, software developers, and industry leaders gathered at the Citizen Engagement Laboratory in Uptown Oakland for 2 days of hacking clean energy software solutions to industry challenges posed by sponsors DSM and SunRun. Check out the submissions and winners on Devpost

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CELI San Francisco Inaugural Recruitment

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


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 clean energy party of the year. 

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Powerhouse pavilion & circle 2016

Powerhouse Pavilion was Intersolar's first showcase featuring solar software and fintech startups on the expo floor. The Circle 2016 ‘speed pitch’ session included 25 investors, executives, and entrepreneurs. 

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SunCode 2016

The SunCode 2016 solar hackathon hosted over 120 developers, designers, and solar enthusiasts as well as sponsors and mentors from the industry's leading solar companies and VCs.

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The 11th Hour Project Jamathon

The 11th Hour Jamathon brings together a select group of Powerhouse Hackathon winners, accelerator startups, investors, and tech leaders to discuss best paths forward for energy innovation.

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Financial Innovation for Energy Access

Powerhouse partnered with EnergyAccessSF to host a panel that explored how innovative financing models that have helped solar scale in the U.S. could be applied to 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

Powerhouse celebrated the summer with over 400 attendees at New Dawn. In 2015 New Dawn brought together the nation’s best solar entrepreneurs, executives, and investors. 

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DOE SUNSHOT Jamathon

The SunShot Catalyst Jamathon brainstorming event helped build startup pitches. Participants recruited teams to work on business ideas that can be implemented with software and data.

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POWERHOUSE pavilion & Circle 2015

For Powerhouse Circle at Intersolar 2015, 30 solar entrepreneurs pitched to 30 investors and industry executives in a "speed networking" format.  

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Hack the Sun

Suncode 2015

Our 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. 

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