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2014 Energy Summit: A Global Energy Outlook

2014 Energy Summit: A Global Energy Outlook

On October 29, the 2014 Energy Summit brought international stakeholders, national experts and local leaders to UW-Madison for mutually beneficial discussions around pressing technical and policy-related energy issues facing the world. With a focus on addressing energy challenges and demands associated with urbanization and the growing population, the program will unite prominent industry leaders, researchers, policymakers and students.

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Sustainable Energy Seminar Series: Exploring Solutions Small and Large

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4-5 p.m., Mondays from September 8 to December 8, Wisconsin Energy Institute Room 1115

The Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping facilitate a series of seminars focused on University of Wisconsin–Madison expertise in sustainable energy. The series will allow students and the public to explore sustainable energy solutions from the small to large, learn about the challenges facing sustainable energy and interact with experts from across campus.

View seminar topics and speakers here»

Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

Eight student teams competed at the Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference. $13,000 in prize money was awarded. Find out how mealworms can fight hunger around the world and why ridesharing is getting a mobile makeover. The Wisconsin Energy Institute is proud to support the Wisconsin Energy & Sustainability Challenge, a student competition aimed at advancing scientific discovery forward. This challenge combines the Global Stewards Sustainability Prize with the Dvorak Energy Innovation Prize.

See a full list of this year's winners and learn more about the competition here»