July 25, 2014
Declining prices, coupled with tax incentives, are driving increased use of distributed energy resources. This creates a challenge for a traditional electrical transmission and distribution system that was not designed for flexible load tracking and large numbers of distributed energy resources. The authors propose a new dynamic distribution system that has the responsibility of tracking load fluctuations, firming intermittent renewables and providing a distribution-level marketplace.
October 16, 2013
Growth Energy CEO to address students, faculty and the public on the future of American biofuels
Madison, WI — Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis will be the Distinguished Industry Speaker at the University of Wisconsin- Madison’s Bioenergy Showcase 2013 on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. CT at the campus’s Marquee Theater, Union South.
October 11, 2013
October 09, 2013
On Friday, September 20, the UW-Madison Department of Geoscience Weeks Lecture Series hosted Dr. Ellen D. Williams of British/Beyond Petroleum. Williams is the energy giant's Chief Scientist, and the topic of her talk was "A Scientist's View of Research for Sustainable Energy."
October 03, 2013
Madison — At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, researchers working at the intersection of basic and applied science focus on key factors like cost, environmental impacts…and color. Take, for example, Chemistry Assistant Professor Trisha Andrew: researchers in Andrew's lab are developing next-generation solar cells using chromophores, or in lay terms, dyes.
September 26, 2013
October 4 event in Milwaukee honors new and existing buildings
September 24, 2013
September 24, 2013
In their quest to make cellulosic biofuel a viable energy option, many researchers are looking to marginal lands - those unsuitable for growing food - as potential real estate for bioenergy crops. However, few people have asked: how do farmers feel about using their marginal lands for fuel production?
September 12, 2013
On September 6, 2013 SunPower, Inc. CEO and University of Wisconsin—Madison alumnus Tom Werner visited campus to share his knowledge of solar energy and business with students, faculty and the public.
September 06, 2013
August 15, 2013