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2015 Energy Summit: Save the Date!

2015 Energy Summit
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Discovery Building and Union South, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Be sure to check back for more details.

Read our recap of the 2014 Energy Summit »

Sustainable Energy Seminar Series: Exploring Solutions Small and Large

Sustainable Energy Seminar Series logo

The Wisconsin Energy Institute helped facilitate a series of seminars focused on University of Wisconsin–Madison expertise in sustainable energy. The series allowed students and the general public to explore sustainable energy solutions from the small to large, and learn about the challenges facing sustainable energy and interact with experts from across campus. The seminars were recorded and are available to watch.

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»