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ACEEE/CEE National Symposium on Market Transformation

Sunday, April 2, 2017 to Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Hosted by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE), this symposium provides an opportunity to network with energy efficiency professionals, compare program ideas, and learn about new technologies and market transformation approaches.
Learn more and register.

Location:
Renaissance Arlington Capital View
2800 South Potomac Ave
Arlington, VA 

DOE Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar: Federal and State Policy: Advancing Tribal Energy Partnerships

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A number of federal laws and regulations can affect tribal energy activities and partnerships, so developing energy resources through partnerships can be complex. Attendees will learn about circumstances where state government regulatory responsibilities, services, and infrastructure benefits can impact communities (tribal and nontribal alike), and which federal requirements could impact energy projects on tribal lands depending upon the type of project, location, and size, among other considerations.

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

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 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.

Register.

SEPA Webinar: Distributed Energy Resources Integration & Regulatory Initiatives in NY and CA

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) hosts this free webinar to discuss the rise of distributed energy resources (DERs) and how the states of New York and California are leading the country with their regulatory initiatives to advance DER integration into the grid. Join SEPA, ScottMadden, and representatives from two leading utilities in California and New York as they discuss where both states are experiencing overlap and divergence in their goals and execution of electricity system reform, with a particular focus on rate design.

WIDRC - Distributed Generation Interconnection Forum

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Wisconsin Distributed Resources Collaborative (WIDRC) is hosting an educational, information-sharing forum for electric providers (utilities) and distributed generation installers/contractors to discuss current interconnection practices in Wisconsin and areas of possible improvement. Distributed Generation refers to installations 15 MW or smaller.
Learn more and register.

Location:
Stayer Center at Marian University
Fond du Lac, WI

"Intro to Cool Choices" Demo Webinar

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cool Choices is a nonprofit offering a game-based platform intended to inspire organizations to embrace sustainability, cut costs, and boost employee engagement. Learn about Cool Choices in this short demo webinar.
Register.

Clean Energy States Alliance Webinar: Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

Thursday, March 16, 2017

As part of its Sustainable Solar Education Project, CESA is hosting a webinar for states and municipalities on solar+storage for low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. The webinar will explain how solar+storage can benefit LMI residents and will describe a variety of policy tools for doing so, including grants, rebates, utility procurement standards, financing support, opening markets, and soft cost reductions. 

Register.

Wisconsin Wood Energy Team Webinar Series

Thursday, March 16, 2017 to Thursday, March 23, 2017

This two-part webinar series, presented by the Wisconsin Statewide Wood Energy Team and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, is intended to provide information on the use of wood energy as an alternative to LP gas, fuel oil, or electricity for heating and process heat. 

3/16/17 Part 1: Learn about the different types of wood fuels and wood burning appliances.

3/23/17 Part 2: Learn about the economics of wood energy and available financial assistance to help offset the cost of converting to wood.

Register here.

Clean Energy States Alliance Webinar: Comparing the Abilities of Energy Storage, PV, and Other Distributed Energy Resources to Provide Grid Services

Monday, March 13, 2017

In this webinar hosted by Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA's) Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, attendees will learn how to benchmark and compare very different distributed energy resources on their ability to supply each grid service. Guest speakers from the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium will discuss the drivers behind this research challenge, the technical problems that need solving, and their progress so far in the areas of energy storage and solar PV.
Register.

Better Buildings: Better Business Wisconsin Conference

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Friday, March 3, 2017

Seventhwave and the Wisconsin Builders Foundation host B4 - the nation's largest conference and expo dedicated to advancing cold climate residential building and remodeling. The program will address thenational perspective, what is the data telling us about building better buildings and businesses? And, what does all of this mean for you? Also, it covers topics from energy efficient lighting, water and moisturemanagement, and real world net zero houses, to how to improve your communication and business savvy.

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