Education Opportunities

Energy Events ARCHIVE

Green Power Use and Opportunities for K-12 Schools

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The webinar by USA EPA will feature presentations by Judy Asselin, Sustainability Coordinator at Westtown School, a pre-K-12 school in Pennsylvania, Terrence Kennedy, Director of Facilities at Lycee Francais of New York, and Margaret Watson, President of the Green Schools Alliance (GSA). Ms. Asselin will discuss the benefits and lessons learned from Westtown’s wide-ranging and evolving sustainability efforts, including the use of 100 percent green power, and the curricular tie-ins and campus-wide culture shift that have accompanied these efforts. Mr.

Intra-organization Energy Efficiency Competitions

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

This US DOE webinar will show how public and private organizations can boost their energy efficiency through friendly competitions. Two organizations that have had success with this – Better Buildings Challenge partners El Paso and Legrand – will share how they have used these competitions to spur internal energy efficiency. The session will include an overview of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Efficiency Competition Guide as well.

Renewable Energy Project Case Studies: Tribal and Developer Perspectives Webinar

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

This free webinar presented by the DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs will provide case studies of how two Tribes have successfully implemented renewable energy projects using innovative programs and practices. Perspectives from both the Tribes and the developer will be given.

Energy Efficiency in Water and Wastewater Facilities

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Water and wastewater facilities are among the largest consumers of energy in a community, accounting for 35 percent of typical U.S. municipal energy budgets. Local governments have a tremendous opportunity to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by working with these facilities to improve the energy efficiency (EE) of their new and existing buildings and day-to-day operations.

State and Local Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policy Design and Implementation

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The focus of this webinar will be to assist state and local government leaders interested in using audits and retro-commissioning as a means to reduce energy consumption and costs in their communities. The webinar will: 

All that you ever wanted to know about bio energy, and then some!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Hosted by WI DNR, this webinar is  about biogas and biomass in Wisconsin and why communities should take notice. Experts will speak about current research and programs, data collection efforts on biomass as a fuel source, alternative fuel vehicle grants – AKA Smart Fleet, the biogas Green Tier Charter and how your community can benefit from participation. 

You will also need to dial into WISLINE to ask questions. 888-291-0310 Passcode 6164452

Cities Alive Conference -- San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 to Saturday, October 26, 2013

Cities Alive, the 11th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference, is open for registration now.  Over 95 speakers are coming together to discuss the theme of securing urban resiliency with living architecture.  

Solar Power International '13 -- Chicago, IL

Monday, October 21, 2013 to Thursday, October 24, 2013

Solar Power International draws nearly 20,000 professionals in solar energy and related fields, from 100+ countries. Over 700 companies representing the entire solar industry spectrum will exhibit at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

Webinar: Turning Trash Into Cash With Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Applied Solutions is hosting a free webinar discussing how local governments can benefit, environmentally and economically, from their solid waste landfills and transform methane into usable energy sources through landfill gas-to-energy projects.  The City of Albuquerque, NM and Will County, IL have successfully implemented this renewable energy technology and will be discussing program design and lessons learned in this webinar. 


Practical Energy Management for Schools and Government Facilities -- Green Bay, WI

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

During this workshop in Green Bay, WI on October 15, 2013, Focus on Energy will provide trainng on various strategies, customizable tools, and processes that will help you establish an energy program for your facility.