Our event sponsors not only promote critical advances in renewable energy and the environment, they also support University of Minnesota students working on renewable energy projects in both the lab and the real world. Net proceeds from past E3 Conferences have been distributed to the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and the University of Minnesota's chapter of Engineers Without Borders.
Faegre & Benson LLP is an international law firm with 500 lawyers in the United States, Europe and Asia. Their renewable energy group involves more than 50 lawyers with the experience and depth to assist clients in financing, growing and managing their businesses as they seek to keep up with the fast-changing renewable energy industry.
In today’s fast-growing alternative energy sector, you need an experienced financial partner to help you take full advantage of opportunities. Piper Jaffray, a leading international middle-market investment bank and institutional securities firm, offers expertise to growing companies. Let Piper Jaffray help lead the way to your success.
The Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis promotes business development, investment, technology partnerships and information exchange between Canada and the United States. This year they are celebrating 40 years of promoting the Canada-US relationship in the Upper Midwest.
Stoel Rives has been pioneers in renewable energy law for nearly 30 years. With over 60 of our attorneys dedicated to renewable energy and sustainability practices, Chambers USA rates them among the top renewable energy law firms in the U.S.
Twin Cities Business is Minnesota’s premier business publication, featuring profiles of area businesses and business people and in-depth reporting on trends that affect local businesses.
Conference Greening Sponsor
Ethanol Producer Magazine is recognized as ethanol’s premier trade journal. Their niche – and your company’s edge – is getting your message to decision-makers inside existing facilities and in front of future ethanol plants before purchasing decisions are made.
Research Posters Sponsor
As a world premier operator of large-scale energy-from-waste facilities, Covanta Energy is proud to offer an environmentally sound solution to communities' solid waste disposal needs.
Track Sponsor- Bioenergy
Fredrikson & Byron’s renewable energy and intellectual property attorneys work with next-generation technology clients to develop IP strategies that effectively attract financing partners and move them along the path to commercialization.
Track Sponsor - Conservation & Energy Efficiency
BIOMASS Power & Thermal is a trade journal serving organizations that use and/or produce power, fuels and chemicals from biomass. The publication covers biomass utilization technologies, combustion, CHP, AD, gasification, biorefining, dedicated energy crops and more.
Track Sponsor - Policy, Economics and the Environment
The BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota is a nonprofit organization with a focused mandate: to foster and cultivate the long-term viability of the state's bioscience sector.
Track Sponsor - Solar
District Energy St. Paul is a non-profit utility providing heating and cooling to downtown Saint Paul through alternative energy solutions, including biomass, cogeneration, and integration of 1 MW of solar thermal in 2010.
Wind Energy Workshop Sponsor
Community Wind across America is a two-day conference for all who are interested in developing wind energy in the Midwest Region and will include practical information for Community and Small Wind projects.
For more than a decade, 3M has been a trusted supplier of advanced materials to the solar and wind industry. 3M’s Renewable Energy Division is supporting this year’s conference.
Biodiesel Magazine is recognized as biodiesel’s premier trade journal. Their niche – and your company’s edge – is getting your message to decision-makers inside existing facilities and in front of future biodiesel plants before purchasing decisions are made.
Chopper College is at the forefront of motorcycle building and innovation. Their School of Green Technology is devoted to making the motorcycle industry increasingly friendly to the environment.
The Defense Alliance is the region’s defense industry network. It is an Advanced Defense Technologies Cluster for the Small Business Administration, supporting the Defense Department’s needs for advanced power and energy.
The Minnesota Science & Technology Authority was created in July 2010 to stimulate innovation and encourage investment in new technology products, companies, industries and jobs in the state of Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture works to develop and diversify Minnesota's agricultural industries, markets, and products through market research, market information, education, and technical assistance.
The University of Minnesota's College of Design prepares students to think and design in innovative, sustainable, and socially responsible ways in order to enhance the well-being of individuals and communities.
CFANS is a college devoted to solution-driven science; we use critical and innovative thinking plus all the tools of the arts and sciences to make our planet a productive, friendly, and sustainable environment—to solve everyday problems. We study the health of the land and the health of the living.
Created in 1935, the College of Science and Engineering (formerly known as the Institute of Technology) brought together the University's programs in engineering, mining, architecture, and chemistry. Today, the college is ranked among the top engineering and science academic programs in the country.
Happy Hour Sponsor
The Great Plains Institute is a non-partisan, non-profit corporation based in Minneapolis that is passionate about achieving a more secure and sustainable energy system through policy, technology demonstration, education and research.
Name Badge Sponsor
Sunrise Packaging is a Twin Cities manufacturer specializing in creative packaging solutions. They have a variety of sustainable packaging products for companies who want to express their commitment to environmental responsibility.