EV Events

Energy Vision hosts and participates in a variety of events to raise awareness about sustainability and alternative energy resources. Please check this page often for info on past and upcoming events. We hope to see you at a future event!

Upcoming Events

June 27, 2017

Clean Energy Connections presents Food Waste to Biogas: Unlocking the Value of NYC’s Food Waste. EV’s Matt Tomich will be moderating a panel discussion on NYC’s ambitious landfill diversion targets and the challenges/opportunities that lie ahead. The discussion will focus on key areas such as: turning organic waste into “biogas” fuel, utilizing existing infrastructure to produce this low-carbon fuel, composting, the importance of logistics and policy leadership, and options for extracting maximum energy and nutrients from organic waste.

Location: The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR, 44 Charlton St, New York, NY 10013. You can register for the event here.

July 13, 2017

The New York League for Conservation Voters (NYLCV) Education Fund is convening top city officials, experts, advocates, and private sector leaders to unpack and tackle some of the key roadblocks to success at their “Getting to 80×50 Policy Forum Series.”

The panel discussion – Reimagining the waste stream. If we send zero waste to landfills where will it go? – features Joanna D. Underwood, Chair of Energy Vision.

The event takes from 8:30am to 12:00pm at the NYU Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 295 Lafayette St. 2nd Floor.

Please check back soon for details on future Energy Vision events!

Joanna Underwood addressing the audience.

Past Events

Oct 27, 2016

Energy Vision and the Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) co-hosted a Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) workshop at SCG’s Energy Resource Center in Downey, CA. The day-long workshop was attended by more than 150. To see the Agenda, Click Here. You can also access presentations from the workshop here.


Oct 13, 2016

Energy Vision hosted its 10th Anniversary Awards Reception from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Ramscale Studio in New York City. The 2016 award winners included:

For more on these industry and government pioneers, see our Press Release. For photos and video from the evening, visit our 2016 Event Page.


Nov 5, 2015

Energy Vision hosted its annual awards reception in New York City. The 2015 award winners included:

For more on these innovative companies, see our Press Release.


September 23, 2015

Energy Vision and Louisiana Clean Fuels put on a Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) webinar in Shreveport, LA. The full webinar (audio and visual) on the emerging RNG transportation fuel strategy is now available here: The Power of Waste in Louisiana

(bl) Lousiana Clean Fuels' Ann Shaneyfelt and Lauren Lambert-Tompkins, Tracey Graham of the Dep't of Environmental Services the Lousiana Department of Environmental and EV's Joanna Underwood and Matt Tomich
(from bottom left) Lousiana Clean Fuels’ Ann Shaneyfelt and Lauren Lambert-Tompkins with EV’s Joanna Underwood. (top left) Tracey Graham of the Dep’t of Environmental Services the Lousiana Department of Environmental and EV’s Matt Tomich

May 20, 2015
The Power of Waste reception, hosted by Energy Vision and the Urban Future Lab, introduced the topic of organic waste collection and recycling in NYC and addressed the various options that exist to extract maximum value from this abundant, renewable resource.

Introductory thoughts were presented by Robert B. Catell, Chairman of the Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center at Stony Brook University, and Joanna D. Underwood, President of Energy Vision. Presentations were made by key New York players and a leader from Toronto’s successful food waste collection program. The panel discussion was followed by Q&A, drinks and networking with these pioneers in the field:

New York City has made great strides over the last 18 months in implementing residential and commercial organic waste collection programs. At this special reception, guests learned more about:

  • How our organic wastes can be turned into “biogas” fuel
  • Where composting fits into the picture
  • What the best uses of biogas may be
  • How this strategy can save money, help tackle climate change and bring cleaner air to New Yorkers

For event presentations and more, visit EV’s new and improved YouTube Channel!

November 18, 2014

Energy Vision celebrated its Eighth Year of finding sustainable energy solutions at our annual year-end holiday reception/benefit on November 18th in the West Village. At the event, the 2014 Energy Vision Leadership Awards were presented to three innovative companies — quasar energy group and Aria Energy/Clean Energy Renewable Fuels — making low-carbon renewable fuels a reality, and the NYC Department of Sanitation for its voluntary residential and mandatory commercial organics recycling programs. For more details on the event, here is the official Press Release.

More Past Events Coming Soon!