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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. 

Converting Biogas into Vehicle Fuel

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Presented by Sustainable City Network, and sponsored by Unison Solutions, Inc., the free one-hour webinar, Converting Biogas into Vehicle Fuel, will cover how municipalities and commercial enterprises are converting biogas from wastewater treatment plants, landfills and organic waste into fuel for both light and heavy-duty CNG fleets. Case studies of projects using Unison's Solution's systems will be presented. The webinar's target audience is engineers, public works directos, plant managers, and administrators. 

Maximizing Reuse and Recycling Through Deconstruction

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Presented by Sustainable City Network and sponsored by the Center on Sustainable Communitites (COSC), "Maximizing Reuse and Recycling Through Deconstruction" is a free one-hour webinar on the deconstruction of buildings and structures.

KwikTrip Natural Gas Seminar

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

KwikTrip Store, 3123 South HWY 51, Janesville
KwikTrip will open another compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at a KwikTrip store in Janesville. The KwikTrip Alternative Fuels Department will host a free educational seminar about Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a vehicle fuel. Representatives from Kwik Trip, WI Clean Cities, and ANGI Energy Systems will speak, answer questions and assist with Natural Gas Fueling Demonstrations. CNG vehicles will be on display as well.

Community Efficient and Renewable Energy Workshop

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

West Union, Iowa
Presented by the Iowa Econonmic Development, the Community Efficient and Renewable Energy Workshop will cover geothermal systems, innovative solar projects, zero net energy housing, Dubuque's energy asset map, and the techincal and financial benefits to partnering for LED street lights.

Multiple Dates and Times – Portfolio Manager 101

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

ENERGY STAR will introduce and demonstrate the core functionality of EPA’s new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. Attendees will learn how to: navigate the new Portfolio Manager; add a property and enter details about it; enter energy and water consumption data; share properties; generate performance reports to assess progress; and respond to data requests. Webcasts available on August 13th at 1:00 PM and August 20th at 1:00 PM

Kwik Trip Natural Gas Seminar

Thursday, August 15, 2013

KwikTrip Store, 5821 Green Valley Road, Oshkosh
KwikTrip will open another compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at a KwikTrip store in Oshkosh. The KwikTrip Alternative Fuels Department will host a free educational seminar about Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a vehicle fuel. Representatives from Kwik Trip and WI Clean Cities will speak, answer questions and assist with Natural Gas Fueling Demonstrations. CNG vehicles will be on display as well.

For more informaion contact KTBeyondGreen@kwiktrip.com or 1-855-710-3800

Kwik Trip Natural Gas Seminar

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

KwikTrip Store, 506 Cass Street, La Crosse
KwikTrip Natural Gas will host this free educational seminar about Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a vehicle fuel. This networking opportunity will detail CNG retail experience and infrastructure, clean cities, and a CNG vehicle display. Guest speakers and representatives from KwikTrip will be on site to answer questions and assist with Natural Gas Fueling Demonstrations. CNG vehicles will be on display as well.

Climate Communities Webinar: Repowering America - Converting Contaminated Properties into Renewable Energy Sites

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Almost every community has contaminated lands or "brownfields" that pose difficult and costly cleanup and redevelopment challenges.. The potential in taking contaminated land and putting it to use as solar or wind farms is enormous. EPA's RE-Powering America's Land Initiative was created to encourage renewable energy deployment on brownfields by helping identify these sites and by providing resources for communities to cleanup and redevelop them.

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