Who We Are
The Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) is tackling one of the most critical challenges of our time – the transition away from fossil fuel dependence toward new, clean energy systems and solutions. WEI is led by scientists and engineers committed to crossing traditional research boundaries in order to make major breakthroughs, and is a powerful resource for the people of Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.
Forward in Energy Forums
The Wisconsin Energy Institute's (WEI) Forward in Energy Forum brings together experts from across UW–Madison to address the many dimensions of our global transition to clean energy systems. The upcoming Forward in Energy Forum on February 24 will examine the role of federal, state, and local governments in regulating greenhouse gas emissions as well as the ways that politics and science combine to affect our approach to climate policy. This topic will serve as a framework for a discussion of how energy-related policies with multiple objectives can impact individuals and communities in Wisconsin and beyond. Register now