DOE Announces Webinars on Adding Solar to Your Building Portfolio, How to Use DOE’s Newest Facilities, and More

February 27, 2014

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

March 4: Live Webinar on Adding Solar Power to Your Building Portfolio

Webinar Sponsor: Better Buildings Challenge

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “Adding Solar to Your Building Portfolio” on Tuesday, March 4, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Several Better Buildings Challenge partners are incorporating solar power into their portfolio energy strategy as the technology becomes more efficient and affordable. The Dysart Unified School District in Arizona is nearing its goal of powering its buildings entirely by solar energy. MGM Resorts International is installing solar at the famous Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The Denver Housing Authority is adding solar to multifamily housing such as apartments and condominiums. Join these partners as they share lessons learned and best practices on going solar.

Register to attend the webinar.

March 4: Open for Businesses: How to Use DOE’s Newest Facilities

Webinar Sponsor: Solar Energy Industries Association

The Energy Department will participate in a webinar hosted by the Solar Energy Industries Association titled "Open for Business: How to Use DOE's Newest Facilities" on Tuesday, March 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This webinar will examine six new facilities that specialize in photovoltaic validation, testing and monitoring. Energy Department participants include Steve Chalk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy, and Lidija Sekaric, a program manager for the SunShot Initiative.

Register to attend the webinar.

Past Webinars

February 11: Additive Manufacturing for Fuel Cells

Webinar Sponsor: EERE’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office

The Energy Department presented a live webinar titled “Additive Manufacturing for Fuel Cells” on Tuesday, February 11. The webinar focuses on how the hydrogen and fuel cell industry uses additive manufacturing in the prototyping and production process and featured presentations from Eaton and Nuvera. The Energy Department’s Blake Marshall also presented an overview of additive manufacturing technologies and current R&D activity supported by the Advanced Manufacturing Office. The webinar is intended for hydrogen and fuel cell manufacturers and those interested in advanced techniques for hydrogen and fuel cell component manufacturing.

View the past webinar.

January 29: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Market Updates for Tribal Communities

Webinar Sponsors: DOE's Office of Indian Energy and EERE's Tribal Energy Program

The Energy Department presented a live webinar in the Tribal Renewable Energy Series titled "Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Market Updates" on Wednesday, January 29. During the webinar, technical experts from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory provide insight into how the latest developments in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies are competing in the marketplace and how Tribal communities can use them separately and in combination to benefit their members.

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January 28: How to Utilize the National Geothermal Data System

Webinar Sponsor: Geothermal Technologies Office

The Energy Department presented a live webinar titled "How to Utilize the National Geothermal Data System" on Tuesday, January 28. The National Geothermal Data System (NGDS) will serve as a platform for sharing consistent and reliable geothermal-relevant technical data with users of all types and supplying tools relevant for their work. Participants engaged in a live demo on how to use the NGDS and learned how this content-rich data can support the discovery and development of commercial-scale geothermal energy production.

View the past webinar.