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
WERCBench Labs Fall ProgramTuesday, November 15, 2016
The WERCBench Labs entrepreneurial technology-immersive program provides an opportunity for start-ups to interact directly with highly experienced and technical mentors. Classes run every Tuesday through mid-January.
M-WERC Energy Innovation Center
4201 N. 27th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53216
MREA Course: Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101)Monday, November 14, 2016 to Sunday, December 18, 2016
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.
Solar Power PV Conference & Expo - ChicagoWednesday, November 9, 2016 to Thursday, November 10, 2016
Solar Power PV Conference – Chicago will feature education sessions about policies shaping the Midwest solar industry and new innovations. It will provide an opportunity to network with Midwest solar professionals as well.
Cheese Makers: What's Your Recipe for Energy Savings?Thursday, November 3, 2016
Identify energy saving opportunities in cheese making facilities at this course hosted by Alliant Energy and the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Discuss the technological advances to improve efficiency in cheese making facilities and describe their cost saving benefits.
Learn more and register.
1417 Mansion Dr
Monroe, WI 53566
Industrial HVAC Technologies and Applications CourseWednesday, October 26, 2016
Learn about new industrial HVAC technologies and applications at this course hosted by WE Energies and Wisconsin Public Service. Discuss ventilation control systems, boiler types, and efficient heating, cooling, and ventilating.
Learn more and register.
Milwaukee Marriott West
W231N1600 Corporate Ct
Waukesha, WI 53186
Wisconsin Energy Institute Fall Seminar Series: Developing Sustainable Perennial Cellulosic Biomass CropsMonday, October 24, 2016
Developing Sustainable Perennial Cellulosic Biomass Crops will be presented by Michael Casler, Professor of Agronomy and USDA Research Geneticist, at this free seminar at the Wisconsin Energy Institute, UW Madison. Open to the public.
Wisconsin Energy Institue, Room 1115
1552 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726
2016 Getting to Zero National ForumWednesday, October 12, 2016 to Friday, October 14, 2016
This forum, hosted by the New Buildings Institute (NBI) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), focuses on zero net energy (ZNE) buildings. Geared to designers, owners, operators, commercial real estate professionals, policymakers, manufacturers and others, join leading professionals to:
· Share perspectives on the growth of zero net energy (ZNE)
· Discuss policies that are driving new projects
· Engage in best practices for successful outcomes
· Collaborate on opportunities for ZNE to transform the built environment
Heating the Midwest ConferenceTuesday, October 11, 2016 to Thursday, October 13, 2016
Heating the Midwest is a network of thermal biomass advocates working to increase awareness and usage of renewable biomass for heat, which has the potential to greatly reduce the region’s dependence on propane and fuel oil for thermal energy. The 5th annual Heating the Midwest Conference will bring together experts in the field and manufacturers of equipment to answer any wood energy related questions.
Financial strength through efficiency: facility management and the bottom lineWednesday, October 5, 2016
Facility managers can address wealth creation, asset management and risk control through energy efficiency choices. Those who do become more indispensable employees. Join Seventhwave for a free webinar to learn how to manage energy related assets whether at work or home.
Midwest Energy Policy ConferenceTuesday, October 4, 2016 to Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The Midwest Energy Policy Conference will address the far-reaching topic of resiliency in our energy systems. Hosted by the Missouri Energy Initiative (MEI), the conference provides diverse perspectives and engaging discussions on today's most pressing energy issues facing the Midwest.