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The CLEAN Resource Hub: Tools for Making Distributed Renewables Happen in a Big Way

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Join the Clean Coalition for a webinar to introduce the newly created CLEAN Resource Hub, which provides free tools to facilitate policymakers, utilities, and advocates in opening the wholesale distributed generation market segment throughout the United States. Tools in the Hub include model policies, program design guides, and global best practices.  

Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 to Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dubuque, Iowa
Presented by the City of Dubuque and Sustainable City Network, the Growing Sustainable Communities Conference is intended for community leaders representing local government, business, non-profits, and schools. The conference will feature 25 educational workshops and mobile tours related to sustainability, resource conservation and community engagement. Workshop topics will include creative stakeholder engagement, waste-to-fuel technology, green-business certification, renewable energy, green infrastructure, green fleets, lighting retrofits, and more.

U.S. Department of EnergyGuide to Federal Financial Resources for State and Local Clean Energy Projects and Programs

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The webinar will introduce “Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment,” a new guide to the various federal financing programs that can support clean energy in states and communities. This resource, a cooperative effort among seven federal agencies, is meant to make it easier for state, local, and tribal leaders to find capital for energy efficiency and clean energy projects and programs.

Perennial Grass Field Day

Thursday, September 19, 2013

777 Silver Lane, Albion, WI

Sustainability and Adaptation Webinar

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

This webinar is an introduction to EPA’s Climate Ready Water Utility initiative and climate change adaptation planning. The recently updated CRWU Adaptation Strategies Guide highlights strategies for pursuing both adaptation and sustainability goals, specifically those related to green infrastructure and energy management. This webinar will provide an in depth look at the new sustainability information in the Guide and utility representatives will share their experience planning and implementing sustainable strategies.

Conceptual Energy Modeling: Clarifying Early Design Opportunities

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Presented by ComEd, Nicor Gas, and The Energy Center University, Conceptual Energy Modeling: Clarifying Early Design Opportunities, is a free webinar to help better understand how to perform conceptual energy modeling. The webinar will explore the benefits of conceptual energy modeling and help you identify when it should take place in the design process. A live demonstration will occur and common applications will be reviewed.

Trillium CNG Station Grand Opening

Friday, September 13, 2013

Hyatt Hotel, 333 Main Street, Green Bay, WI
Trillium CNG will host the grand opening of it's 3rd Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) station in Brown County. The program will include educational sessions, guided station tours and fueling demostrations, as well as a ribbon cutting ceremony. To view the complete agenda,
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Wisconsin Natural Gas For Transportation Roundtable

Wednesday, September 11, 2013


Wisconsin Energy Institute-Building and Great Lakes Biofuels Research Center Tour

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Hosted by the Wisconsin Green Building, the tour of the UW-Madison WI Energy Institute Building will display and discuss the labs that grow sustainable feedstocks, produce next generation fuels and harness renewable sources of energy as part of an integrated energy systems concept of energy storage and flexible delivery technologies.

Solar Energy - Crossing the Chasm

Friday, September 6, 2013

University of Wisconsin-Madison presents, Solar Energy - Crossing the Chasm, a free lecture by UW-Madison engineering alumnus and CEO of SunPower Inc., Tom Werner. He will cover solar energy's origins in the 1970s to the technological advances in the energy industry today. He will discuss SunPower's silicon solar cells, which are the world's most efficient, and where this breakthrough technology is taking the industry. The lecture will be held at the Marquee Theater in Union South, UW-Madison campus.