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March 12, 2012
Idle Free System's frame rail unit mounted onto the chassis rail of a truck. Idle Free produces battery-powered, idle-elimination systems that lower fuel costs and CO2 emissions while retaining power to a truck’s cab. | Courtesy of Idle Free Systems.
SEP Success Story: "Idle Free Systems" Does Not Stand Idly by

Wisconsin-based Idle Free Systems received nearly $1.2M from the Energy Department’s State Energy Program to expand production of their idle elimination solutions through the Recovery Act, and expects to create 20 jobs from the investment. Learn more.

March 5, 2012
A robot works on crystalline solar cells at Wisconsin-based Helios USA, LLC. The opening of the manufacturing plant has supported 26 jobs and is projected to create a total of 50 permanent jobs in the state and was supported through a State Energy Program loan. | Courtesy of Helios USA, LLC.
Not a Long Time Ago in an Energy Efficient Galaxy Not Very Far Away

A manufacturer of crystalline solar cells recently opened a new manufacturing facility for the assembly of solar panels by plant staff and robots in Milwaukee. This project is a result of Recovery Act funds from the Energy Department’s State Energy Program (SEP).

January 13, 2012
CX-007568: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Midwest Provider of Solar Instructor Training
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
Date: 01/13/2012
Location(s): Wisconsin
Offices(s): Golden Field Office

January 10, 2012
Brian Bernal installs a carbon monoxide detector for a homeowner participating in the Weatherization Assistance Program in Loveland, CO. | Credit: Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
Weatherization Roundup

More than 750 thousand homes were weatherized by the Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program in the past three years. Secretary Chu spoke with governors and members of Congress around the country to celebrate this huge accomplishment -- which was finished ahead of schedule and is saving the average household $400 annually on their heating and cooling bills.

December 21, 2011
CX-007436: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Whey Waste to Energy - GreenWhey Energy, LLC
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
Date: 12/21/2011
Location(s): Wisconsin
Offices(s): Golden Field Office

November 10, 2011
EA-1862: DOE Notice of Availability

Oneida Seven Generations Corporation: Energy Recovery Project, Green Bay, Wisconsin

November 10, 2011
EA-1862: Finding of No Significant Impact

Oneida Seven Generations Corporation: Energy Recovery Project, Green Bay, Wisconsin

November 10, 2011
EA-1862: Final Environmental Assessment

Oneida Seven Generations Corporation: Energy Recovery Project, Green Bay, Wisconsin

October 26, 2011
The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe finishes installing solar panels on a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, administration building. | Photo courtesy of the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe
Solar Panels Hit Energy Milestone For Potawatomi and Milwaukee

Using all American-made products and panels manufactured at a Milwaukee-based company, the city is now generating 35,000 more kilowatt hours of clean electricity.

October 4, 2011
CX-007122: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Wisconsin Office of Energy Independence Biofuels Retail Availability Improvement Network Program - Ashwaubenon Kwik Trip 85% Ethanol Station
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 10/04/2011
Location(s): Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory