Energy Events ARCHIVE
MREA: 28th Annual Energy FairFriday, June 16, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) will host its annual Energy Fair where more than 15,000 attendees get the most up to date clean energy and sustainability education, connect with others, and learn how to make a sustainable future. There are over 250 beginner to advanced hands-on education workshops, 200 exhibitors, keynote speakers, and live entertainment. The keynote speaker this year is JB Straubel, Chief Technical Office (CTO) and co-founder of Tesla. The Energy Fair is the nation’s longest running energy education event of its kind.
2017 USGBC Wisconsin Leader Awards & Transformation Awards ReceptionThursday, June 8, 2017
Honoring sustainability leaders who are driving market transformation within Wisconsin's built environment.
In today's ever changing world, there are individuals and organizations who are leading the way toward a brighter and more sustainable future. They understand that a sustainable approach can result in improved bottom lines, resilient communities and healthy ecological systems.
DOE Office of Indian Energy Webinar: Expanding Tribal Energy Development through Partnerships: Spending Energy Dollars WiselyWednesday, May 31, 2017
During this webinar, attendees will learn about a number of strategies, tools, and technical assistance opportunities to help develop a deliberate approach to maximizing energy dollars. Tribal guest speakers will share their successes and lessons learned in pursuing, developing and implementing strategic approaches to wise energy investments.
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Webinar: Regulatory Incentives and Disincentives for Utility Investments in Grid ModernizationWednesday, May 31, 2017
LBNL hosts this webinar to discuss a new report, Regulatory Incentives and Disincentives for Utility Investments in Grid Modernization. The webinar features three speakers:
- Steve Kihm, financial analyst from Seventhwave
- Dr. Janice Beecher, from the Institute for Public Utilities, Michigan State University
- Ronald Lehr, former commissioner and clean energy consultant
MREA: Basic PhotovoltaicsTuesday, May 30, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017
This four-week online course teaches the fundamentals of photovoltaic systems. Participants will learn how photovoltaic (PV) systems work, diagram the four PV system types, describe and identify components, understand the best application and limitations of each system type, define the solar window, make energy efficiency recommendations, estimate system loads, and understand the basics of PV site assessment.
Clean Energy States Alliance Webinar: Crowd-financing Solar for Nonprofits Serving Low-Income CommunitiesThursday, May 25, 2017
Nonprofit community service providers that serve low-income communities have faced challenges in financing solar for their own facilities. These organizations' lack of credit history, potentially unreliable revenue, and inability to take advantage of tax credits and accelerated depreciation can make traditional solar financing models a poor fit.
One answer that has emerged is "crowd funding," in which many individuals each provide a small amount of money for a project. This webinar will explore two models that rely on crowd-funding to enable nonprofits to adopt solar:
ENERGY STAR Webinar Series: Portfolio Manager 101, 201, 301Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to Thursday, May 25, 2017
US EPA's ENERGY STAR program will be hosting a series of Portfolio Manager webcasts. The series consists of three separate webinars each held on a separate date and more advanced than the previous one.
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Webinar: Advances in EM&V – DOE’s Uniform Methods Project and M&V 2.0Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Efficiency project and program impacts have been assessed using evaluation, measurement and verification (EM&V) methods for some 40 years. Recently, there have been significant advances in EM&V. This webinar covers two major areas of improvements - DOE's Uniform Methods Project (UMP) and M&V 2.0.
MREA: PV Site Assessor TrainingMonday, May 22, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017
Participants in this four-week online course will learn how to perform a PV site assessment for a home or small business. The course will cover site assessment tools, load analysis, energy efficiency recommendations, array placement options, basic system sizing, cost estimates, and evaluating existing infrastructure on site.
ENERGY STAR Webinar: How to apply for the ENERGY STARThursday, May 18, 2017
Join us to learn about applying for ENERGY STAR Certification in Portfolio Manager. Understand the value of the ENERGY STAR certification, see the systematic process of applying, and gain tips to help your property get from application to award.