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 2016 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. Click to see further details for various sponsorship levels.
2016 Sponsor Spotlight
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!
Chevron's current San Joaquin operations extend throughout the San Joaquin Valley where it finds and produces energy in the form of crude oil and natural gas, as well as produce electricity and steam. Through local community engagement programs, Chevron is committed to investing in the communities where we live and work.
sPower, headquartered in Salt Lake City with offices in San Francisco, Long Beach and New York City, is a leading independent power producer (IPP) which owns and/or operates more than 150 utility and distributed electrical generation systems across the US and the UK. With 4.0GW between operating, construction and pipeline, sPower is actively buying select utility-scale renewable assets in virtually any stage of development in the United States.
As one of the world's most innovative and sustainable energy companies, SunPower Corp. provides a diverse group of customers with complete solar solutions and services. Residential customers, businesses, governments, schools and utilities around the globe rely on SunPower's more than 30 years of proven experience.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. With more than 22,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. PG&E's Kern Division covers 4,700-square miles in Kern County with over 500 local employees in Kern County.
Braun Media Productions offers creative video solutions for companies in a wide range of industries. We can help you design, produce, and distribute custom videos to help your business improve communication, training, safety, and processes. Let’s work together and build something that can take your business to the next level.
8minutenergy Renewables is the nation’s largest independent developer of solar PV projects. To date, 8minutenergy has been awarded more than 1.5 gigawatts in power purchase agreements, and has developed some of the largest solar projects in the world, including the 800 MW Mount Signal farm in California.
As an industry leader in solar energy generation and ownership, BHE Renewables is dedicated to the communities where its projects are located. The company works with local stakeholders to meet community needs by supporting local events and initiatives. BHE Renewables owns the 586 MW Solar Star projects.
Southern California Gas Co. has been delivering clean, safe and reliable natural gas to its customers for nearly 150 years. It is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing service to 21.6 million consumers from Visalia to the Mexican border. It is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy.
First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic solar energy solutions that are truly Taking Energy Forward. With over 500MW megawatts of First Solar technology contracted in Kern County, we are proud to provide the region with hundreds of green jobs and clean, affordable solar electricity.