Ride with RENEW: Solar Bike Tour

Ride with RENEW
October 1, 2017
Spend one day visiting renewable energy installations by Riding with RENEW- a bike tour of renewable energy projects in northwest Dane County. The 22-mile bicycle tour will begin in Middleton, Wisconsin and include stops at:
- Sustainable Engineering Group's zero net energy office building, 
- Gundersen Health System and Dane County's biodigester,  
- MG&E's shared solar project, 
- Epic's Galactic Wind Farm, and 
- PDQ Middleton solar. 
The tour will conclude at the solar powered Capital Brewery. 

To register or sponsor a rider, go to Riding with RENEW.

Energy Events ARCHIVE

ENERGY STAR Webinar: Rolling Out Waste Tracking Across Your Portfolio

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Take full advantage of the waste tracking feature in Portfolio Manager by rolling it out across your entire portfolio. Hear from commercial real estate companies how they embedded waste tracking at all their properties and the insights they gained by analyzing their portfolio.


Sustainability Summit and Exposition, Building a Sustainable Future - Making it Work

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to Thursday, May 4, 2017

The 14th Annual Sustainability Summit & Exposition will highlight economic trends and business opportunities in energy, water, infrastructure, transportation and workforce development. The goal of the summit is to raise awareness of the opportunities propelled by the new economic wave of sustainability systems and practices – for investment, development, education and employment. Network with exhibitors, attendees, and experts in a wide range of renewable energy technologies.
Learn more and register.

ENERGY STAR Webcast: Ask the Expert

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Every Wednesday at 11am ENERGY STAR holds a live webinar for users to ask questions to EPA Portfolio Manager experts. This is a public forum style webinar with a question and answer format.

Learn more and register. 

Seventhwave: Industrial LED Project: What You Need to Know Now

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 to Thursday, April 27, 2017

9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Seventhwave’s industrial LED projects course will address industrial lighting solutions and applications for LED technology. It will: describe how LED technology is evaluated, discuss key factors to consider when making a lighting decision and pertinent questions to ask providers, and clarify LED performance claims.

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, Brookfield, WI
Holiday Inn Appleton, Appleton, WI

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

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to Thursday, April 20, 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.


Lawrence Berkley National Lab Webinar: Introduction to Wholesale and Retail Demand Response with a Focus on Measurement and Verification

Thursday, April 13, 2017

This webinar featured experts in the field of Demand Response (DR) describing DR programs in wholesale and retail markets. Speakers presented examples of measurement and verification approaches, which could aid in assessing value from DR pricing, as M&V is critical to assessing the success of DR.  

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Clean Energy States Alliance: The Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A Renewable Energy Portfolio Program Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources discussed a revised solar carve-out program that is the process of being implemented to maintain growth in solar while also reducing costs. Topics covered include: design considerations, how the program will work, and how it will be implemented. 

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M-WERC Annual Technology Symposium

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Learn about the Midwest Energy Research Consortium's (M-WERC) "Technology Innovation" program for cutting-edge research in the Energy, Power, and Controls sector technologies at this event hosted by Briggs and Stratton.

Learn more and register.

Clean Energy States Alliance: Tools for Building More Resilient Communities with Solar+Storage

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Experts from Clean Energy Group emphasized the ability of Solar PV to build more resilient communities. They introduced Resilient Power Toolkits, which provide communities with easily accessible information on resilient power. 

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WI Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters - Local Government Leadership Summit on Energy and Resilience 2

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

WI Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters' second summit on energy and resilience for local government officials – Mayors and Village Presidents, city planners, public works directors, UW-Extension educators. A joint program with several partners:  WECC, State Energy Office, UW-Extension, WI Environmental Initiative, and others. More information to come. 

Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Fond du Lac, WI