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Midwest Energy Policy Conference

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Midwest Energy Policy Conference will address the far-reaching topic of resiliency in our energy systems. Hosted by the Missouri Energy Initiative (MEI), the conference provides diverse perspectives and engaging discussions on today's most pressing energy issues facing the Midwest.   

Hands-on Solar Training at MREA

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Friday, October 14, 2016

This 4 course series by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), ranging from basic to advanced, covers the fundamentals of solar photovoltaics (PV) to the design and installation of a PV system. Use the links below to learn more about each course and to register.

PV 101: Basic Photovoltaics

PV 201: PV Site Assessor Training

Greenbuild Conference & Expo

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Friday, October 7, 2016

Greenbuild, the international conference of the US Green Building Council,  is the ultimate sustainably run conference & Expo hall with education programs, featuring over 200 sessions, workshops, summits, and tours. 

For more information and to register
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA

Ride with RENEW 2016

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Touring the Fond du Lac area, the 30 mile ride will stop at five renewable energy projects:

  • Sisters of St. Agnes 250 kW solar installation
  • Vir-Clar Farm Digester
  • Cedar Ridge Wind Farm
  • Grande Cheese Energy Efficient Building
  • UW-Fond du Lac and Fond du Lac High School for overview of renewable energy use

The Wisconsin Solar Tour

Saturday, October 1, 2016

The Wisconsin Solar Tour is coordinated by The Midwest Renewable Energy Association as part of the American Solar Energy Society National Solar Tour. Visit a variety of sustainable homes and businesses throughout Wisconsin! There will be over 50 Wisconsin homes and businesses showcasing renewable energy systems, energy efficient upgrades, sustainably-built structures, and more! Tour stops are free and open to the public. 

Milwaukee Area Solar Bus Tour for Educators

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Join the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) for an educator-specific Solar Bus Tour in the greater Milwaukee area. Additional classroom resources and solar activities will be available for FREE for participants. Certificates of Participation available. And bring your colleagues! 

For more information, contact Sara Windjue at or 715-346-4163.

A Roadmap for Transforming Energy to 100% Wind, Water, and Solar

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Learn what communities and cities can do to help transform the United States’ energy infrastructure for all purposes to 100% wind, water, and solar power in this webinar, led by Mark Jacobsen, director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program at Stanford University, and moderated by US EPA.


Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar: Strategic Partnerships for Clean Energy and Economic Development

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Learn how strategic tribal partnerships can help align economic development and clean energy development strategies and policies, leverage resources, reduce or remove policy and program barriers and silos, and identify the emerging opportunities and challenges clean energy industries face in the near and long term. 



ENERGY STAR Webcasts Series: Portfolio Manager 101, 201, 301

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 to Thursday, September 29, 2016

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.



Natural Gas for Transportation Roundtable

Thursday, September 22, 2016

This stakeholder forum hosted by Wisconsin Clean Cities will provide information to businesses and citizens about natural gas as a transportation fuel and identify opportunities to expand the use of compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG) and renewable natural gas (biogas). Open to the public.
Click Here to Register for this FREE event.

Waukesha County Technical College
800 Main St.
Pewaukee, WI 53072