Wisconsin Thought Leadership Roundtable on Energy Efficiency

Sponsored by:  Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Energy Center of Wisconsin, and WPUI

Monday, May 3, 2010

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703

Who: MEEA Members, elected officials, government & non profit leaders

What: Networking, Presentations, and Informal Discussion

Discussion Topic: Wisconsin’s Energy Future: What Role Will Energy Efficiency Play

Energy efficiency stakeholders and local members will share lessons learned and best practices for new and existing energy efficiency programs


  • Welcome (2:15pm) – Wendy Jaehn, MEEA
  • Introductions (2:18pm)
  • Presentation (2:30pm) – Wendy Jaehn, MEEA
    • The growth of EE in the Midwest in the last 10 years – impact of mature policies and new programs
  • Presentation (2:50pm) – Jolene Shield, Public Service Commission of WI, invited
    • Wisconsin accomplishments in EE – impact of state’s leadership and Focus on Energy
  • Presentation (3:10pm) – Judy Ziewacz, WI Office of Energy Independence, invited
    • Impact of ARRA funding for EE programs – what is expected impact in 2010 and 2011
  • Presentation (3:30pm) – Nathan Zolik, Public Service Commission of WI, invited
    • PSC study on Clean Energy Jobs bill and recommendations for EE and review of renewable standard   Overview of history of DSM investment in Wisconsin
  • Presentation (4:00pm) – Dan York, ACEEE
    • Analysis of Wisconsin EE programs – review of EE throughout the country
  • Presentation (4:20pm) – Susan Stratton, Energy Center of Wisconsin
    • Opportunities for EE in the future – what is the true potential
    • Recommendations on strategies to better value EE in research and planning
  • Q&A and Discussion (4:45pm)
  • Next Steps (5:15pm) – Wendy Jaehn
  • Session Close (5:30pm)
  • Reception (5:30pm-7:00pm) – Grand Terrace West

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