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April 21, 2016
On April 20, Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene (second from right) joined other key stakeholders for the official opening of the Menominee Tribal Enterprises biomass combined heat and power district energy plant in Wisconsin. Photo from Menominee Tribal Enterprises.
New Biomass System Helps Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

On April 20, 2016, Menominee Tribal Enterprises (MTE) celebrated the official opening of its biomass combined heat and power (CHP) district energy plant. MTE is the business arm of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, located approximately 45 miles northwest of Green Bay.

March 8, 2016
CX-014588: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Affordable Rankine Cycle Waste Heat Recovery for Heavy Duty Trucks
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 03/08/2016
Location(s): Wisconsin
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

March 8, 2016
Project Reports for Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin - 2015 Project

Under this grant, Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin plans to install solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays on the roofs of up to nine tribal buildings.

March 3, 2016
CX-014592: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Combined PV/Battery Grid Integration with High Frequency Magnetics Enabled Power
CX(s) Applied: B5.15
Date: 03/03/2016
Location(s): Wisconsin
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

August 6, 2015
EERE Success Story—Battery Manufacturing Processes Improved by Johnson Controls Project

Improving battery manufacturing processes can help make plug-in electric vehicles more affordable and convenient. This will help meet the government’s EV Everywhere goal of producing by 2022 plug-in electric vehicles that are as affordable for the average American family then as a gasoline-powered vehicle is for families today.  By reducing process time and eliminating a specific processing solvent, Johnson Controls recently made progress in this area, with support from EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office.

April 28, 2015
CX-100232 Categorical Exclusion Determination

Wisconsin's Refueling Readiness Plan
Award Number: DE-EE0006222
CX(s) Applied: B1.31
Weatherization & Intergovernmental Programs Office
Date: 04/28/15
Location(s): WI
Office(s): Golden Field Office

March 4, 2015
CX-100191 Categorical Exclusion Determination

Cost-Optimized Modular Helical Rotors Turbine-Generator System for Small Hydro Power Plants
Award Number: DE-EE0006927
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
Water Power Program
Date: 03/04/2015
Location(s): WI
Office(s): Golden Field Office

February 26, 2015
EERE Success Story—Multi-Mode RCCI Has Great Potential to Improve Fuel Economy in Light-Duty Diesel Engines

Multi-mode RCCI (Reactivity-Controlled Compression Ignition), a promising advanced combustion process, has the potential to improve fuel economy of passenger cars by at least 15%, according to a recent study performed by a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, supported by EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO).  The technology could also potentially reduce the engine’s NOx emissions that contribute to smog by 17-21% compared to traditional light-duty diesel engines. 

January 6, 2015
Wisconsin Better Buildings: Better Business Conference

Hosted by the Energy Center of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Builders Association, this conference has more than 65 sessions led by regional and national speakers who will guide attendees through the latest in high performance home building and business strategies and practices.

August 22, 2014
RES Wisconsin

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) is proud to announce RES Wisconsin, which will be held October 6th – 9th, 2014 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.