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.
August 21: Live Webinar on the 2012 Distributed Wind Market Report
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Wind and Water Power Technologies Program
The Energy Department will present a live webcast titled "2012 Market Report on U.S. Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications" on Wednesday, August 21, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Alice Orrell, energy analyst at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Heather Rhoads-Weaver, principal consultant at eFormative Options, will provide a detailed overview of the Energy Department's 2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications. Jennifer Jenkins of the Distributed Wind Energy Association will provide an industry-focused update, reflecting on current market conditions and trends.
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August 22: Live Webinar on the Street and Parking Facility Lighting Retrofit Financial Analysis Tool
The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Using the Street and Parking Facility Lighting Retrofit Financial Analysis Tool" on Thursday, August 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The webinar will show how property owners, utilities, energy-efficiency organizations, cities, and other government entities can use the tool to compute annualized energy and energy-cost savings, maintenance savings, greenhouse gas reductions, net present value, and simple payback associated with potential lighting upgrades.
August 27: Live Webinar on Utility Energy Service Contracts
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Federal Energy Management Program
The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Introduction to Utility Energy Service Contracts" on Tuesday, August 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The webinar will provide attendees with an overview of the contracting options and services available from their local utility companies to engineer, finance, and install cost-effective energy and water savings projects. Find out more about Utility Energy Service Contracts.
August 28: Live Webinar on Renewable Energy Market Expectations and Trends
Webinar Sponsor: DOE's Office of Indian Energy
The Energy Department's Office of Indian Energy, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar titled "Renewable Energy Market Expectations and Trends" on Wednesday, August 28, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. This webinar will examine the many factors that drive the growth and pace of the renewable energy market and how they may impact the future market. Participants will also learn about market trends in the compliance and voluntary markets, including options for procuring renewable energy, what claims can be made with each type of purchase, and how Tribes can operate in renewable energy certificate markets, either as buyers or sellers.
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-CRE 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.
July 24: Live Webcast on DOE Analysis Related to H2USA
Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Fuel Cell Technologies Office
The Energy Department presented a webcast titled "DOE Analysis Related to H2USA" on Wednesday, July 24. The webinar provides an informational briefing on models, tools, and various analyses relevant to H2USA, new public private partnership focused on advancing hydrogen infrastructure to support more transportation energy options for U.S. consumers, including fuel cell electric vehicles. This new partnership brings together automakers, government agencies, gas suppliers, and the hydrogen and fuel cell industries to coordinate research and identify cost-effective solutions to deploy infrastructure that can deliver affordable, clean hydrogen fuel in the United States.