Task Forces

E4 Carolinas Task Forces are where the programs and events creating opportunity and connection for E4 Carolinas members more are conceived and managed. E4 Carolinas Members Co-chair all Task Forces and any E4 Carolinas member may self-nominate to participate in a Task Force. Task Forces oversee E4 Carolinas five focus areas; Talent Development, Economic Development, Innovation, Policy and Communications & Networking.

Explore our website to find the opportunities within our Task Forces and their Working Groups which will make you and your organization more valuable and successful. Become an E4 Carolinas member. Become engaged. Become more valuable and successful.

Talent Development Task Force

Oversees the operation of E4 Carolinas’ three leadership development programs; Emerging Leaders, Nuclear Energy Leaders and Executive Leaders, and the daylong Energy Boot Camp and, as needed, assesses member workforce development needs, curriculum for and student interest in energy industry jobs, facilitates skilled trades training and workplace learning.

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Economic Development Task Force

Supports local and state energy-related economic development and business attraction, Identifies customer and supplier opportunities for members and maintains a directory of companies and organizations in the Carolina Energy Economy. The Task Force supports the Southeast Energy Innovation Collaborative, an initiative to establish recognition of the region as the nation’s energy innovation leaders and organizes member economic development trips.

Southeast Hydrogen Energy Alliance has teamed up with E4 Carolinas to drive further commercialization of hydrogen and related technologies in the Southeastern United States.

The Economic Development Task Force focuses on four clusters: Energy Storage, Alternate Fuel TransportationAdvanced Nuclear, and the Power Grid.

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Innovation Task Force

Promotes energy business commercialization and energy project development, and highlights Carolina energy innovation success stories through the quarterly Energy Technology Series. The Task Force produces the Energy Innovation conference series which explore issues of interest the the Carolina energy innovation and capital community. It also produces the Charlotte or Triangle Digital Technology Working Groups meeting odd months in Charlotte and even months in the Research Triangle and the Distributed Generation Risk Management Seminars meeting once each year in Charlotte, Raleigh and Columbia.

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Communications Task Force

Promotes member speaker participation in dozens of Carolina energy conferences, manages production of the quarterly Carolinas Energy Communicators Network seminar series, publishes the E4 Carolinas Energy News Weekly, and organizes the E4 Carolinas website which includes the Carolinas energy events calendar.

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Policy Task Force

The Task Force produces the annual Federal/State Energy Policy Summit, the Distinguished Visitors Series and periodic seminars to inform E4 Carolinas members of emerging federal and state policy issues. The Task Force annually organizes the Washington DC Policy Tour where E4 Carolinas members and staff visit each Congressional or Senate office having an energy policy interest. Task Force members on request inform federal and state policy makers and regulators on energy issues.

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South Carolina Clean Energy Industries Task Force

Mission Statement

Mindful of the efficient use of our resources and conscious of our environment, the South Carolina Clean Energy Industries Task Force mission is to accelerate the growth of South Carolina’s clean energy economy through fostering collaboration among clean energy industries and stakeholders, supporting the attraction and retention of clean energy capital investment, and enhancing awareness of the economic benefits of clean energy to policy makers.

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