DOE Announces Webinars on the Better Buildings Neighborhood Program, Renewable Energy on Tribal Lands, and more

February 13, 2013

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

Upcoming Webinars

February 13, 2013: Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation: Better Buildings Neighborhood Program

Webinar Sponsor: EERE Building Technologies Office, Better Buildings Neighborhood Program

The Energy Department will present a live webcast titled "Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation: Better Buildings Neighborhood Program" on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The first independent, third-party evaluation of the process and market impacts of the Better Buildings Neighborhood Program has been released. This webcast will present findings from two years of program implementation, highlight key elements of successful partner programs that brought about market change, and offer insights that can help Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partners and other residential energy efficiency program administrators strengthen their program delivery. Better Buildings Neighborhood Program stakeholders, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® sponsors, residential efficiency program partners, and energy efficiency program evaluators are encouraged to attend.

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February 19, 2013: Live Webinar on the 48C Phase II Tax Credit program

The Department of Energy (DOE) will be hosting an informational webinar on the 48C Phase II Program for potential applicants on February 19, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (rescheduled from February 12). This initial webinar will provide information about how to prepare a concept paper. Participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions during the webinar. Answers will be posted on the IRS website and on DOE's eXCHANGE system under the 48C Phase II opportunity announcement. The webinar will address topics related to the concept paper phase of the process only. Applicants who are subsequently invited to submit a full application will also be invited to a webinar addressing that stage of the process.

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February 27, 2013: Renewable Energy Potential on Tribal Lands

Webinar Sponsor: DOE Office of Indian Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration will present the next 2013 Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar titled "Renewable Energy Potential on Tribal Lands" on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The webinar will provide an introduction to the recently-released National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ICF International studies on tribal renewable energy resources. Presenters from NREL will discuss the key findings in terms of market context, technical potential, and military opportunities, and explain how these findings will assist tribal leaders in assessing project viability and economics. There is no charge to participate, but registration is required.

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Past Webinars

February 6, 2013: An Energy Literate Citizenry from K-to-Gray: A Live Webcast on the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Initiative

Webinar Sponsor: EERE Education and Workforce Development

The Energy Department presented a webcast, titled "An Energy Literate Citizenry from K-to-Gray," on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. The Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education document provides a framework of seven essential principles every citizen should know to be energy literate. The framework is designed to empower energy educators to apply an interdisciplinary, systems-based approach to teaching the physical, natural, and social sciences necessary for a comprehensive understanding of energy. This webinar detailed the Energy Literacy Framework, its conception through multiple partners, current activities (including its translation into Spanish), and other available energy education resources.

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