Education Opportunities

Energy Events ARCHIVE

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

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 to Thursday, July 21, 2016

US EPA's ENERGY STAR program will be hosting a series of Portfolio Manager webcasts.  The series will consist of three separate webinars, each webinar will be held on a separate date, and the next one will be more advanced than its predecessor.

M-WERC Microgrids Conference

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Microgrids are emerging as a new form of electrical distribution, augmenting and expanding on existing electric distribution grids. This M-WERC conference will explore the current state of microgrids, including the Century City Microgrid Project, with presentations by national speakers on what is happening elsewhere in the country on microgrids.

ENERGY STAR Webcast: Just Add Water: Incorporating Water Efficiency to Take Energy Savings to the Next Level

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Learn how to integrate water into energy management planning by assessing your facility’s water use and calculating a water balance. Find ways to investigate and detect leaks throughout your facility for significant savings. Hear about the tools and resources developed by the EPA’s WaterSense program and its partners to help tackle your water use. Come away with tips and project ideas you can start using today to maximize your water, energy, and cost savings.

ENERGY STAR Lighting Webinar Series: Follow Up- Understanding and Addressing Flicker

Thursday, June 30, 2016

This follow up webinar will cover the practical applications of the research and recommendations from experts. Discussion will center on what considerations, if any, could be made for a wide range of stakeholders and programs participating in the advancement of energy efficient lighting.

MREA: Solar Home Tour

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Midwest Renewable Energy Association and Northwind Renewable Energy will host a bus tour of Stevens Point area residences that utilize renewable energy. From grid-tied to off-grid systems, see ground and roof arrays, micro inverters and string inverters, and rural and urban solar PV systems.

MREA: 27th Annual Energy Fair

Friday, June 17, 2016 to Sunday, June 19, 2016

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 250beginner to advanced hands-on education workshops, 200 exhibitors, keynote speakers, and live entertainment.  The Energy Fair is the nation’s longest running energy education event of its kind.

USGBC –WI 30 x 30 Nature Challenge

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 to Thursday, June 30, 2016

US Green Building Council Wisconsin (USGBC Wisconsin) is hosting the 30x30 Nature Challenge. We challenge you to spend 30 minutes in nature each day for 30 days in June. Will you join us? Participate as an individual, an organization or business,  or a neighborhood or community group.

ENERGY STAR Lighting Webinar Series: Latest Trends in Connected Lighting

Thursday, May 26, 2016

This webinar will discuss the current state of Connected lighting products in the market. It will explore the performance and presence of ENERGY STAR certified products, features, power use, consumer adoption, and interoperability. 

Webinar: Zero net energy building cost control and feasibility

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Buildings that produce more energy than they consume, defined as zero net energy buildings, have moved from concept to reality in recent years. Join Seventhwave for a free webinar, sponsored by ComEd, Nicor Gas and Peoples G, to learn how to achieve zero net energy commercial buildings at little to no cost premium.  Practical information and resources to develop an early zero net energy building feasibly study and budget will be presented.

DOE Webcasts: Tribal Business Structures for Financing Projects

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

There are six different structures available to tribes to diversify their economic portfolios by creating business structures for their energy businesses. No single structure will work for every tribe, or even every tribally owned business. Learn about each of these business structures, their advantages, disadvantages, and examples, as well as how to select the best structure to fit your tribe’s goals and existing codes and laws.