Our Vision

VA-REA seeks to advance renewable energy at all levels in Virginia through finding common ground and serving as an authoritative resource.

  • Stay Informed on VA Clean Energy Legislation

    At the Alliance, we empower members to stay informed about industry-impacting legislative happenings. Despite not having a lobbying arm, we offer valuable support, urging active engagement through our members, who are comprised of Subject Matter Experts.

  • Educational and Networking Events Across the State

    At our organization, we offer a wide range of events and programs that cater to our members' interests in renewable energy. Our programs are designed to provide in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of renewable energy. See "Key Events" section below.

  • Boost Your Company's Visibility

    As a member, you will have access to partnerships and collaborations that can generate more business activity for your community. We're dedicated to initiating more business-to-business stewardship, and we constantly innovate opportunities for networking!

  • Exclusive Member-Only Discounts and Services

    Not only will you receive discounted registration for select events, such as The Virginia Clean Energy Summit, but you will also gain access to our Members-Only Forum and Directory.

  • Gain Industry Credibility

    According to industry experts, joining associations like VA-REA enhances business reputation, showcasing commitment to ethics. Active engagement with us demonstrates industry awareness, leading to increased client trust and preference for reputable, involved companies.

  • Elevate Your Business with Promotional Exposure

    At VA-REA, we understand the importance of building a strong brand image and gaining maximum exposure for your business. That's why we offer a range of social media engagement and event sponsorship opportunities to help you achieve your marketing goals.

Key Events

  • LEAD Series

  • Virginia Clean Energy Summit

  • Annual Members Meeting

Leadership in Energy Advancement and Development (LEAD)

At VA-REA, we understand the importance of staying up to date with the latest developments in the Virginia Clean Energy Industry. That's why we are proud to host our Leadership in Energy Advancement and Development (LEAD) Series, designed to provide our members with valuable insights and information.

As part of this series, we organize two smaller events every year, with the first one focusing on a General Assembly Recap on Energy Bills. This webinar is a unique opportunity for our members to gain a comprehensive understanding of the key legislative initiatives that impact the clean energy sector in Virginia. Our expert speakers will delve into the details of the bills passed during the General Assembly session, offering valuable analysis and interpretation.

By attending our LEAD Series, our members can stay informed about the latest policy changes, market trends, and industry best practices. Whether you are an industry professional, a business owner, or a clean energy enthusiast, these events will provide you with the knowledge and insights you need to navigate the rapidly evolving clean energy landscape in Virginia.

Virginia Clean Energy Summit

The Virginia Clean Energy Summit serves as a vital forum for presenting innovative clean energy technologies, policies, and business practices that are driving the transformation of Virginia's energy sector. Our main goal is to identify opportunities and foster collaboration that accelerates the adoption of: solar, wind, nuclear, energy storage, clean vehicles, energy efficiency, and other clean energy solutions.

We are proud to bring together representatives from businesses, state and local governments, academia, and NGOs to exchange knowledge, share best practices, and explore new avenues for cooperation. By leveraging the diverse expertise of our attendees, we aim to collectively address challenges and seize opportunities in the clean energy sector.

The Virginia Clean Energy Summit is a Unique Collaboration of Prominent Clean Energy Groups Across the Commonwealth: VA-REA, The Virginia Department of Energy, Virginia Energy Efficiency Council, Advanced Energy United, CHESSA, and The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. With a shared goal of promoting clean energy and sustainability, these organizations will collaborate to drive innovation, advance policy change, and accelerate the transition towards a cleaner, more resilient energy system.

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Annual Members Meeting

VA-REA's Annual Members Meeting is an evening of networking with some of the industry's most influential professionals, as we elect our new board and announce the recipient of the Virginia Renewable Energy Leadership Award.

Whether you are a long-standing member of VA-REA, a new member, or simply interested in learning more about our organization, this event is the perfect opportunity for you to connect with like-minded individuals and gain valuable insights into the renewable energy industry. Our team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, and to provide you with all the information you need to become a member of our community.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to network, learn, and grow with VA-REA.

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