Woody Biomass Resource Assessment for Presque Isle Power Plant: Final Report
2008 | The purpose of this study is to evaluate the potential supply of biomass suitable for use as fuel at the We Energies Presque Isle Power Plant. This study is part of a preliminary investigation into the possibility of converting the No. 4 boiler at Presque Isle from coal to wood fuel. (Joe...
Field Study of Exterior Duct Leakage in New Wisconsin Homes
2008 | This report summarizes a field study of exterior duct leakage in 19 new Wisconsin homes. The goals of the study were to quantify duct leakage in homes with exterior duct runs and to compare several methods for assessing duct leakage.
Least-Cost Paths to Energy Independence at a Midwestern University
2008 | This paper identifies and analyzes several approaches and combinations of technologies to determine the best path for achieving energy independence at a Midwestern college.
Farm Digester Progress in Wisconsin (part 1 of 2, BioCycle, November 2008)
2008 | This article by Joe Kramer and Larry Krom describes the Wisconsin Agricultural Biogas Casebook.
Organizational Background and Integrated Energy Communities
2007 | At a forum at Northland College, Joe Kramer discussed the idea of integrated energy communities. (Thursday, November 1, 2007, Ashland, WI)
Integrated Energy Communities: Making a Plan
2007 | At a forum at Northland College, Ingrid Kelley discussed the idea of integrated energy communities. (Thursday, November 1, 2007, Ashland, WI)
Assessment of Biomass Resources for Energy Generation at Xcel Energy's Bay Front Generating Station in Ashland, Wisconsin
2007 | The purpose of this study is to identify potential sources of wood waste suitable for combustion at the Bay Front generating plant in Ashland, Wisconsin. Bay Front is a steam electric generating plant owned and operated by Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin corporation and wholly-...
Indiana DSM investigation: report on current programs and future directions (phase I)
2007 | The Energy Center of Wisconsin is supporting the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's ongoing investigation into electric demand-side management (DSM) activities in the state (Cause 42693). During Phase I of the proceeding, completed in mid-2008, the Energy Center prepared a report...
Resources for the coal-fueled integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) project
2006 | Resources include:
Newspaper article summaries
The bibliography includes document summaries
Engineering and permitting issues summaries cover engineering issues associated with the commercial application of IGCC systems for electricity generation in Wisconsin
State incentive programs...
HVAC industry for the non-residential sector: an autobiography
2006 | Article written by Ingo Bensch. Posted with permission from Wisconsin Perspective magazine, the primary source of information for the plumbing, heating, and cooling channel across the state of Wisconsin.