DOE Announces New Webinars on Integrating Solar Power into the Grid, an Appliance Design Competition, and More

May 15, 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

May 15: Live Webinar on Integrating Solar Power into the Grid

Webinar Sponsor: EERE's SunShot Systems Integration Subprogram

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Overview of the DOE/CPUC High Penetration Solar Forum" today from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Hosted by the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, the webinar will provide information on the results of the second such forum hosted by the Energy Department and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in February in San Diego, California. Topics covered will include an overview of the Energy Department's and CPUC's ongoing grid integration awards as well as future efforts.

Register to attend the webinar.

May 23: Live Webinar on the Max Tech and Beyond Appliance Design Competition

Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Building Technologies Office and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Max Tech and Beyond Appliance Design Competition" on Thursday, May 23, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Eight faculty-led student teams from U.S. universities will present their innovative prototype designs and testing results of energy-efficient appliances and commercial equipment. The webinar will showcase each team demonstrating the energy and/or cost savings of their efficient technologies to a panel of expert judges from the private sector, the Energy Department, and its national laboratories.

Register to attend the webinar (scroll to bottom).

Past Webinar

April 4: Webcast on the Role of Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Emergency Preparedness

Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Clean Cities program, Vehicle Technologies Office

The Energy Department and its Clean Cities program collaborators presented a webcast titled "Role of Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Emergency Preparedness" on Thursday, April 4. This webinar covered the important role that alternative fuel vehicles played in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The webinar was intended for coordinators and stakeholders interested in energy assurance plans at the state and local level and how transportation technologies can play a part in these plans and in future emergencies.

View past webinar slides.