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  • Webinar: Using Power Purchase Agreements for Solar Deployment at Universities
    [February 9, 2016]

    Wednesday, February 24 3 – 4 p.m. EST More than 60 universities have used solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) to deploy more than 100 megawatts of solar PV on campuses around the country. This webinar is intended for university financial planners and other stakeholders who are assessing the financial aspects of deploying solar. The speakers [...]  Read More

  • EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar
    [January 29, 2016]

    Wednesday, March 2 3:40–5 p.m. Studies of the economic potential of cellulosic biofuels suggest that the policy incentives in place should be enough to spur the development of an industry. This picture does not match the reality of the industry development thus far. The difference can be largely explained by costs associated with scale up [...]  Read More

  • Webinar: How to Partner with ARS to Move Technologies Out of the Lab and into the Marketplace
    [January 25, 2016]

    Tuesday, February 16 2:30 p.m.  EST  Are you a scientist, entrepreneur, business developer, investor or economic development professional working in the area of human nutrition, animals, plants or sustainable agriculture? Are you interested in collaborating with world class scientists to scale up promising technologies? If these questions resonate with you, then this is a webinar [...]  Read More

  • Training: Understanding and Managing VFDs for Fan and Pump Applications
    [January 5, 2016]

    Thursday, April 14 The Iowa Energy Center will sponsor a one-day training, Understanding and Managing VFDs for Fan and Pump Applications on Thursday, April 14, 2016. The training will be held in the auditorium of the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities building in Ankeny. This course is worth seven professional development hours and will provide an overview [...]  Read More

  • Webinar: Ramping up the Market for Zero Energy Buildings
    [December 31, 2015]

    Wednesday, March 2 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. EST  The Department of Energy (DOE) will partner with the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) to host an informational webinar to address the current state of zero energy buildings in the marketplace and to provide a roadmap for participants to develop and implement a zero [...]  Read More

  • Beyond Demonstration Projects: How Universities Can Use Mid-Scale Solar
    [December 3, 2015]

    Wednesday, December 16 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Many universities have developed solar demonstration projects for educational purposes. As the costs of solar have rapidly declined, universities are increasingly looking to scale their solar investments. In order to go solar, universities need to examine solar cost, financing options, state and local policies, and utility regulations [...]  Read More