Energy Events ARCHIVE
MREA Course: Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101.02)Monday, February 13, 2017 to Sunday, March 12, 2017
Learn the basics of photovoltaic (PV) systems in this online, self-paced course from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). Students will learn how PV systems work, diargram the four PV system types, make energy efficiency recommendations, understand the basics of PV site assessment, and more.
Antioch University and EPA Webinar: Incorporating Climate Solutions Into Day-to-Day PlanningThursday, February 9, 2017
Participants in this webinar will learn how to approach development, financing and implementation of climate adaptation strategies across all municipal planning activities. This webinar will cover:
How to incorporate adaptation thinking into day-to-day municipal processes;
How to incorporate climate preparedness strategies into a comprehensive Master Plan;
How to develop measureable benchmarks for assessing progress towards stated climate adaptation and mitigation objectives.
Clean Energy Group Webinar: Standards and Requirements for Solar Equipment, Installation, and Licensing and CertificationThursday, February 9, 2017
The Clean Energy States Alliance has produced a guide on standards and requirements for solar equipment, installation, and licensing and certification. The guide, "Standards and Requirements for Solar Equipment, Installation, and Licensing and Certification: A Guide for States and Municipalities," is designed for state and municipal officials who are developing or revising solar standards and requirements. During this webinar the guide's authors will provide an overview.
Intermediate Energy ManagementWednesday, February 8, 2017
Hosted by Focus on Energy, this course will refine attendees’ understanding of terms, formulas and thumb rules used to determine the operating costs associated with energy systems from building envelope and lighting to motors, boilers and HVAC . The course also addresses how the Focus on Energy Program can provide resources to assist an organization in identifying potential energy reduction projects and determine if incentives may be available to help reduce the overall payback of the project.
ENERGY STAR Webcast: Ask the ExpertWednesday, February 8, 2017 to Wednesday, March 1, 2017
There is no focus on this webcast. This is an open Q&A where you can ask questions directly to EPA experts. Every Wednesday in February and the first of March.
Introduction to Energy ManagementTuesday, February 7, 2017
Hosted by Focus on Energy, this intro course will cover energy terminology, supply and trend costs, and how to effectively read and analyze utility bills. The course continues with an overview of why energy management programs are a critical element in cost reduction and profitability initiatives within an organization. Additional topics include how to establish an energy management program, develop an energy team, the importance of having a champion, and defining and implementing policies and goals.
ENERGY STAR Webcast: What You Should Know About Energy Efficiency UpgradesTuesday, February 7, 2017
Learn how public sector organizations are improving energy efficiency with innovative solutions to financial barriers. Attendees will learn about financing projects in the public and private sectors, the basics of performance contracting, and how EPA’s tools and resources can help you make the decision to improve your facilities now or later.
LBNL Webinar: Consistency and Coordination of Energy Efficiency EM&V and ReportingTuesday, January 31, 2017
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) hosts this series of webinars designed to support states considering and implementing evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) of energy efficiency programs.
Learn more and register here.
WERCBench Labs Demo DayThursday, January 26, 2017
Demo Day is the conclusion of WERCBench’s immersive program for technology innovators. In the 12 weeks leading up to Demo Day, nine start-up teams worked tirelessly with nearly 100 world-class mentors to develop processes and practices that will increase their future success with a profitable, scalable, and sustainable business model. Each WERCBench Labs start-up team will present a five-minute pitch to M-WERC members, stakeholders, civic leaders, and investors. To register
ENERGY STAR Webcast - Benchmarking Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities in Portfolio ManagerThursday, January 26, 2017
Learn how to track the progress of energy efficiency efforts and compare the energy use of wastewater treatment plants to other peer facilities across the country. Attendees will learn how to measure and track energy use and carbon dioxide emission reductions in water and wastewater treatment plants to establish baseline energy use, prioritize investments, set goals, and track improvements over time.