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Energy Utility Basics 2015
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm
Energy Utility Basics is an intensive course on the fundamental concepts critical to being conversant in today’s energy industry. Course content is updated yearly as technology, regulation, competition and markets evolve.  WPUI has proudly presented this[...]
all-day Community Based Solar
Community Based Solar
Nov 3 all-day
Community Based Solar @ Tong Auditorium in the Engineering Centers Building | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
Open to anyone interested in the future of community-based solar options for Wisconsin Co-Sponsored by:  Draft Agenda 9:00 am      Brian Rude, Dairyland Power Cooperative, Cara Lee Mahany Braithwait Introductions to the program 9:15-[...]

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  • View video and presentation slides from our June 25 program, "The Undiluted Cost of Energy and Water." The program focused on challenges in supplying water and the associated interactions with energy requirements. Presenters from state, regional and national perspectives discussed the complex financial, consumer, energy, and federal and state rules that play a role in water management.
  • Upcoming UW-Madison MOOC: Energy and the Earth Energy consumption and its consequences have spurred some of the most important public debates of our time. We are currently confronted by an unprecedented paradox: the negative consequences of fossil fuel combustion have never been clearer (pardon the pun). However, oil and gas extraction are experiencing a technological revolution. Attend this course and prepare yourself to engage in this public debate confident of your facts.

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WPUI programs bring together utility experts from a diverse set of backgrounds in order to provide fair and balanced treatment of all the issues covered in the Institute’s special topics seminars and professional courses.

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