DOE Announces Webinars on the Distributed Wind Power Market, Lighting Retrofits Financial Analysis Tool, and More
August 16, 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.
August 21: Live Webinar on the 2012 Distributed Wind Market Report
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Wind and Water Power Technologies Program
The Energy Department will present a live webcast titled "2012 Market Report on U.S. Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications" on Wednesday, August 21, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Alice Orrell, energy analyst at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Heather Rhoads-Weaver, principal consultant at eFormative Options, will provide a detailed overview of the Energy Department's 2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications. Jennifer Jenkins of the Distributed Wind Energy Association will provide an industry-focused update, reflecting on current market conditions and trends.
No registration is required. Join the event here.
August 22: Live Webinar on the Street and Parking Facility Lighting Retrofit Financial Analysis Tool
The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Using the Street and Parking Facility Lighting Retrofit Financial Analysis Tool" on Thursday, August 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The webinar will show how property owners, utilities, energy-efficiency organizations, cities and other government entities can use the tool to compute annualized energy and energy-cost savings, maintenance savings, greenhouse gas reductions, net present value, and simple payback associated with potential lighting upgrades.
September 3: Live Webinar on Tying Energy Efficiency to Compensation and Performance Reviews
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Better Buildings Challenge
The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Tying Energy Efficiency to Compensation and Performance Reviews" on Tuesday, September 3, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The webinar will share details from the successful initiatives that Better Buildings Challenge Partners Alcoa, HEI Hotels, and TIAA-CRE have in place to reward employees for meeting energy efficiency goals. Organizations with building portfolios can learn how partners implemented sustainability performance scorecards, energy-focused recognition events, incentive compensation and other methods to encourage energy use reductions in their facilities. The webinar presenters include Walt Brockway of Alcoa, Bob Holesko of HEI Hotels and Nick Stolatis of TIAA-CREF Financial Services.
July 24: Live Webcast on DOE Analysis Related to H2USA
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Fuel Cell Technologies Office
The Energy Department presented a webcast titled "DOE Analysis Related to H2USA" on Wednesday, July 24. The webinar provides an informational briefing on models, tools, and various analyses relevant to H2USA, new public private partnership focused on advancing hydrogen infrastructure to support more transportation energy options for U.S. consumers, including fuel cell electric vehicles. This new partnership brings together automakers, government agencies, gas suppliers, and the hydrogen and fuel cell industries to coordinate research and identify cost-effective solutions to deploy infrastructure that can deliver affordable, clean hydrogen fuel in the United States.
July 9: Webinar on a New Energy Zones Mapping Tool for the Eastern Interconnection
Webinar Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory
The Energy Department presented a live webcast titled "New Energy Zones Mapping Tool for the Eastern Interconnection" on Tuesday, July 9. This webcast demonstrates the EISPC Energy Zones Mapping Tool, a web-based decision support system used to locate areas with high suitability for clean power generation in the U.S. portion of the Eastern Interconnection, which has been developed for the Eastern Interconnection States Planning Council (EISPC) by Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The tool includes nine clean (low- or no-carbon) energy resource categories and 29 types of clean energy technologies.