Thank you to our donors

WEI Building. Photo by Joel Ninmann. Joel Ninmann

We thrive thanks to contributions from our community of supporters.

Donor support strengthens our efforts to move the state, nation, and world forward in energy. We are grateful to our donors for recognizing the essential nature of WEI’s goals and for helping us transfer the benefits of our discoveries back to the people of Wisconsin.

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Funding from The Dvorak Family supported the first place winner of the Dvorak Energy Innovation Prize, one of two prizes awarded as part of the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge, a student competition for new, innovative, and entrepreneurial energy technologies and approaches to global sustainability. 

The Global Stewards Society once again supported the second prize, The Global Stewards Sustainability Prize established by the Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment. This event had additional sponsorship from the student group Energy Hub.

Funding from Madison Gas & Electric supported WiscWind, an interdisciplinary team of UW–Madison undergraduates that competed in the 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition.

We are committed to providing a public forum in which to learn about and discuss energy challenges. Your participation and engagement in our work helps us make good on the Wisconsin Idea and improve people’s lives well beyond the classroom. For every conversation you had about energy, every energy seminar you attended, every WEI research article you shared or tweeted, thank you.

Thank you once again for moving forward in energy with us.