Sustainable Energy Economics, Funding Approaches and Economic Development Opportunities


Wednesday, January 16, 2013


UW-Green Bay Union, 1965 Room
Green Bay, WI


Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach, UW- Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI), Professor John Katers– Northeast region, Greg Matson, Vice Chair Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin


Lambeau field sustainability initiatives


8:00 Registration, coffee
8:30 Overview, The State Energy-Extension Partnership Program
Megan Levy, Director Local Energy Programs, WI State Energy Office;
Sherrie Gruder, Sustainable Design Specialist, Energy Program Coordinator, UW-Extension
8:50 Welcome and Local Energy and Sustainability Initiatives
Troy Streckenbach, Brown County Executive; Greg Matson, Vice Chairman Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin; Professor John Katers, UW- Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI)
9:20 Attendee Introductions

State Energy SEED Funding
Megan Levy, SEO Financing Handbook
Dave Jenkins, Director of the Wisconsin State Energy Office: State Energy Program Funds                        Board of Commissioners of Public Lands, Richard Sneider
Focus on Energy – Tamara Sondgeroth – Director of Energy Portfolios

10:50 Break
11:00 Self-Sustaining Funding Mechanisms
Ken Bates, District Administrator, Green Lake School District - Performance Contracting
Nicholas Korth, Project Manager, Midwest Renewable Energy Association -Milwaukee Shines
11:45 Lunch – Energy Economic Development - Jerry Murphy, Executive Director, New North
12:30 Public-Private-University Partnerships and Diverse Funding Sources
Mike Troge, Environmental Project Manager, Oneida Tribe Eco-Services Department;
Larry Barton, CFO, Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin
John Arendt, EMBI, UW-Green Bay
Kelly Cain, Director, St. Croix Institute for Sustainable Community Development, UW-River Falls, River Falls Eco Village
1:45 Feedback /Evaluation of the day
2:00 Tour Aaron Popkey, Director of Public Relations and Green Team Leader, Green Bay Packers: UW Green Bay Lambeau field sustainability initiatives
3:30 Adjourn
Brown County Exec Troy Streckenbach Kicks off Energy On WI meeting in Green Bay