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Wisconsin Energy Institute Upcoming Events

2014 Energy Summit: A Global Energy Outlook

2014 Energy Summit: A Global Energy Outlook

Save the date! On October 29, the 2014 Energy Summit will bring international stakeholders 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.

Explore the Energy Summit page for event updates.

Badger Power Up Pre-Game is back!

Badger Power Up Pre-Game

On September 6, 2014 from 9-11:00 a.m., the Wisconsin Energy Institute is opening its doors to host UW-Madison faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends interested in energy to a pre-game tailgate. Conveniently located near Camp Randall, the Institute is a game-day destination. Free and open to the community, the Power Up Badgers Pre-Game will offer food, refreshments and a cash bar. Come enjoy the Badger game-day experience in a world-class, sustainable research facility.

Office of SustainabilitySponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Office of Sustainability.

Register for this FREE event now!

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.

Decoding the Energy Industry: A Free Summer Energy Utility Basics Course

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It is difficult to engage in constructive discussion about our energy future if there is not a common language shared by all participants. This summer series is intended to give you a working vocabulary of energy terms, what they mean, what the options are, and how to use our words to craft our energy future currently under siege by change in technology and public expectations. Brought to you by the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute.

Watch the recorded webcasts of the WPUI sessions 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.