The Central Valley's premier energy forum
Since 2007, Kern Economic Development Corporation has presented the Energy Summit as a forum for energy innovation and development in Kern County. This regionally-renowned event has served as a timely and relevant platform for information on the various forms of energy as it affects Kern County’s position as a U.S. industry leader.
VIEW 2017 SUMMIT PHOTOS HERE!
Give your company the opportunity to promote its brand and commitment to the energy community, as well as network with hundreds of top industry experts and suppliers, elected officials, decision makers, community leaders and business stakeholders.
Sponsorship packages include exposure in print, digital and video advertising.
2017 Sponsor Spotlight
TBC Media is a locally owned media company that began when Alfred Harrell purchased The Daily Californian in 1897. The newspaper’s name was changed to The Bakersfield Californian in 1907.Today, TBC Media offers a full range of digital and printed products to inform the community and serve advertisers.
GlassPoint is the leading supplier of solar energy to the oil and gas industry. By harnessing sunshine to power oilfield operations, GlassPoint helps oil producers reduce operating expenses while significantly cutting oilfield emissions. GlassPoint has more than one gigawatt of solar oilfield projects under construction around the world.
Chevron has enjoyed a major presence in California for more than 138 years and in the San Joaquin Valley for well over a century. Chevron has proudly developed the energy that people and businesses depend on – helping to spur economic growth and improve the quality of life for communities worldwide.
SCE is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, serving approximately 15 million people in a 50,000 square-mile area of Southern California. For more than 125 years, SCE has provided safe, reliable, affordable and clean electric service.
Founded in 2009, 8minutenergy Renewables is the nation’s largest independent developer of solar PV and storage projects. To date, 8minutenergy has 7.5 GW of PV and 1 GW of storage under development in North America, including the 445 MW Springbok Solar Farm cluster located in Kern County, California.
CMTC is a private non-profit organization, dedicated to improving the manufacturing community in California.
Utilizing staff expertise and collaborative partnerships, CMTC enhances operational performance and drives new product development, market expansion and technology adoption for manufacturers in both urban and rural communities throughout the state. CMTC is the go-to resource for California Manufacturers.
The BlueTechValley Innovation Cluster (BTV) provides key resources to California entrepreneurs addressing energy, water and agricultural challenges in 39 counties from Kern and to the Oregon border. The goal is to successfully assist entrepreneurs in commercializing new technologies. BTV provides technology assessment/testing; business development, funding assistance, and office workspace.
Contact Tamara Baker,
Energy Summit Coordinator
Main Line: (661) 862-5150
Direct Phone: (661) 862-5054
2700 M, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Learn about recent technological advances in the renewables and the petroleum energy sectors, future developments that are forecasted for the industry, and how those advances directly impact the region.
Networking opportunities provide a platform for exchanging information in this new era of innovation. The Summit convenes leading energy experts, industry leaders, and energy efficiency suppliers to share best practices and cutting-edge innovations.
"Advancements in technology presented at the event are tremendous. Each year the Energy Summit grows in depth and breadth of information covered, number of attendees and media attention. And this year is no exception!"- Richard Chapman, Kern EDC President & CEO
2016 was a huge success!
With high attendance and outstanding speakers, guests agreed that the Energy Summit was “taken to the next level.” View photos, speaker presentations and videos!
VIEW 2016 SUMMIT PHOTOS HERE!
VIEW THE 2017 AGENDA HERE!
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