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EPA Webinar: Green Power Supply Options and the screening tool

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

EPA’s Green Power Partnership (GPP) hosts this webinar on available green power supply options and how to use GPP’s decision-making and screening tool.

Ethanol Producer Magazine Webinar: Cogeneration for the Ethanol Industry

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

This webinar relates to business models that use ethanol to produce electricity and revenue. Siemens will discuss challenges of cogeneration in the ethanol industry, benefits through unique partnerships, and technical solutions available.

MREA Course: PV Site Assessor Training

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

This one-day course uses classroom discussion, exercises, and activities to demonstrate how to perform a PV site assessment for a home or small business, using the MREA PV Site Assessment Report Template.

Topics covered include: load analysis and consumption history, energy efficiency recommendations, mounting options, balance of system location requirements, shade analysis, system sizing, financial analysis and options, and non-financial benefits of PV. Participants will learn how to access and use online tools for assessing the solar resource, perform site-specific shade analysis, recommend system size and location, calculate energy production, estimate system costs, and identify available PV rebates and incentives.

MREA Course: Basic Photovoltaics

Monday, July 23, 2018

This one-day course uses a combination of classroom discussion and activities to teach the basics of solar electricity. Participants will learn how photovoltaic (PV) systems work, compare and contrast different PV system types, identify necessary components, and understand the best applications for (and limitations of) each system type. Other topics include evaluating the solar window, investigating energy efficiency recommendations, and researching system costs.

Clean Energy States Alliance Webinar: Replacing Peaker Plants with Battery Storage

Thursday, July 19, 2018

This webinar will present the case for battery storage, both standalone and paired with renewables, as an increasingly viable alternative to traditional fossil-fuel peaker plants. Guest speakers from Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy and the Central Coast Alliance for a Sustainable Economy will present.

Cool Choices Webinar: It’s Cool to Drive an Electric Vehicle! Accelerating Change via Behavioral Insights

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Electric vehicles are an important part of the strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. So how can you encourage individuals and businesses to opt for EVs? This webinar will showcase easy-to-implement strategies for increasing EV market share.

Clean Energy States Alliance Webinar: Using Solar to Reduce Peak Loads: Evaluating Rhode Island's Distributed Solar Pilot

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources conducted a pilot to explore the ability of solar to reduce peak electricity loads on the local electric distribution system. Panelists will discuss the project's goals and design, and will present findings from Cadmus’ recently published program evaluation.

ENERGY STAR Webinar: Ask the Expert

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Most Wednesdays ENERGY STAR holds a live webinar for users to ask questions to EPA Portfolio Manager experts. This is a public forum style webinar with a question and answer format.

Solar Energy Technologies Office: American-Made Solar Prize Webinar

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) webinar will detail the role of competitors in the $3 million Solar Prize and how entrepreneurial individuals and teams can improve their chances for success. The webinar will also discuss competitive benefits to using the online, crowdsourcing platform Ideation of HeroX. This $3 million competition gives competitors access to a growing network of mentors and resources, helping to rapidly transform innovative ideas into prototypes ready for industry testing.

DOE Better Building Webinar: Financing 2.0: Navigating 3rd Party Financing for Efficiency and Renewables

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

This webinar introduces the Better Buildings Financing Navigator 2.0, the latest iteration of DOE’s online tool that helps connect organizations with financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Join to learn about the new features and key trends in financing.