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Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

Entries due by March 31, 2014

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 to offer $10,000 in total prizes for students with the best energy and sustainability solutions. All UW-Madison students are eligible. The competition will be held at the Eighth Annual Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Earth Day Conference on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Entries are due March 31, 2014.

Learn more about the competition here.

A Look Back: Sustainable Energy Seminar Series: Exploring Solutions Small and Large

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12:05-12:55 p.m., Fridays from September 6 to December 13, 2013

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.

Student researchers work in the Runge lab in the Wisconsin Energy Institute building.Recap of the Bioenergy Showcase 2013

The 2013 Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) Bioenergy Showcase, held October 15-16 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, featured multiple facets of energy research, technology and development. With about 100 attendees representing science, engineering, industry and government, the Showcase emphasized recent innovations in bioenergy research and sparked conversations about technology scale-up and implementation.

Read the full recap.