Wisconsin State Energy Office

 

Wisconsin Geothermal Roundtable

The Wisconsin Geothermal Roundtable is an opportunity for industry professionals and interested parties to collaborate and learn more about the state of the geothermal industry in Wisconsin and the nation. Participants will hear from guest speakers about the benefits of geothermal, challenges the industry currently faces, and long-term strategies to promote and increase the use of geothermal in the state of Wisconsin.

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI
Tuesday May 24th, 2016 8:45am – 12:30pm

*Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00am

Hosted by the Office of Energy Innovation (f/k/a Wisconsin State Energy Office), Wisconsin Geothermal Association, International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, and other stakeholders, the goals of the Wisconsin Geothermal Roundtable are to promote geothermal technologies in Wisconsin to increase geothermal use and installations in the state; provide a neutral resource of information on the state of the geothermal industry; explore financial opportunities to fund installations; and understand the long-term opportunities available with the use of geothermal in agriculture, manufacturing, schools, and commercial projects.

RSVP today for this FREE half-day event. *Registration closes May 19

View the event agenda *subject to change

Click here for a detailed list of speakers.


Wisconsin Refuels with Wood Energy Webinar Series

The State Energy Office, in partnership with the Statewide Wood Energy Team (SWET), will host a webinar series that will provide information related to using wood energy as an alternative to LP gas, fuel oil or electricity for heating and process heat.   Discussion topics will include:

  • How Wood Energy Compares to Fossil Fuels;
  • Wood Fuel Types & Combustion
  • Economics & Case Studies of Wood Combustion Systems;
  • Feasibility Assessment Tools;
  • Financing Options;
  • Wood Fuel Supply & Distribution; and
  • Cluster Development & District Heating.

To view past webinar presentations, go to http://www.wisconsinwoodenergy.org/wood-energy-webinar-series.html


Vernon Electric Cooperative Brings Community Solar to Western Wisconsin 

The members of Vernon Electric Cooperative (VEC) are reaping the benefit of solar power, without having to purchase, install or maintain solar panels on their roofs through Wisconsin’s first fully energized community solar farm.

 

Located just outside the administrative offices of VEC, the 1,001 panel installation, with a 305 KW capacity, sparkles in the sunlight amidst green grass, blue skies and yellow dandelions. Nearby over the next hill, is another solar installation–this one with a 517 KW capacity—installed by Dairyland Power Cooperative (DPC), the generation utility for many of Wisconsin’s electric cooperatives.Read more here ...

 


Gundersen Health System's Educational Programs

 

Gundersen Health System, a previous WI SEO grant recipient, is providing leadership for the healthcare industry to demonstrate that "green" is a healthy, socially responsible and economically beneficial strategy. Having nearly reached its goal of meeting 100 percent of its energy needs in 2014 through the utilization of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures, Gundersen Health system intends to share some of what it has learned throughout this journey in upcoming educational programs. To view these programs click here.


Gas Pump

 AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report for Wisconsin

The AAA's Fuel Gauge Report is updated daily and is the mostcomprehensive retail gasoline survey available.  Click here to view today's prices.


 

 

 


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