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.
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-CREF 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.
September 10: Live Webcast on Clean Energy Advances
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Energy Innovation Portal
The Energy Department, in partnership with the Battelle Commercialization Council, will present a live webcast titled "Accelerating Innovation: Energy Systems Advances" on Tuesday, September 10, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. This webcast will highlight several National Renewable Energy Laboratory technologies, including white light LEDs, energy systems integration, and the R&D 100 Award-winning image processing occupancy sensor. These technologies can also be viewed online at EERE's Innovation Portal. Following the presentations, attendees will be invited to participate in a live question-and-answer session with the researchers.
September 18: Live Webinar on Small Wind Standards and Policy Update
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Wind and Water Power Technologies Office
The Energy Department will present a live webcast titled "Small Wind Standards and Policy Update" on Wednesday, September 18, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Heather Rhoads-Weaver and Matt Gagne from eFormative Options will provide an introduction and brief demonstration of the Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool. Val Stori from the Clean Energy States Alliance will provide an overview of the Interstate Turbine Advisory Council, and Brent Summerville from the Small Wind Certification Council (SWCC) will discuss the SWCC and the role of standards in the small wind industry.
No registration required, join the live webcast here.
August 13: Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Fuel Cell Technologies Office
The Energy Department presented a live webinar titled "Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials" on Tuesday, August 13. The webinar describes hydrogen embrittlement and its impact on hydrogen distribution and storage. In particular, the webinar examines the challenges and existing guidance for selecting structural materials for hydrogen service. During the webinar, speakers from the Energy Department's Sandia National Laboratory review the "Technical Reference for Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials," an important tool for identifying promising materials for hydrogen service and summarizing hydrogen compatibility data, as well as discovering gaps in available materials data and standards for qualifying materials for hydrogen service.
August 7: Live Webcast on Innovation and Success in Solar Net Metering and Interconnection
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's SunShot Initiative
The Energy Department presented a webcast titled "Innovation and Success in Solar Net Metering and Interconnection" on Wednesday, August 7. The webcast provides an overview of recent successes in efforts to streamline solar interconnection and net metering application processes. It also includes case studies and lessons learned, along with an introduction to new resources for improving net metering and interconnection policies and processes.