Four-billion dollar residential retrofit market in Wisconsin (audio file)

Feb 23, 2010 — Marge Anderson and John Viner spoke with Larry Meiller on Wisconsin Public Radio about the growing market for retrofitting homes to be energy efficient and plugged the Better Buildings: Better Business Conference. MORE

"Energy in America" makes Outstanding Academic Title list

Jan 03, 2010 — The Association of College and Research Libraries has selected Ingrid Kelley's book, Energy in America: a tour of our fossil fuel culture and beyond, for inclusion in their Outstanding Academic Title list. It is one of 652 publications chosen as the "best of the best" from 7,065 works reviewed by... MORE

Energy Center helps Indiana set strong energy efficiency goals

Dec 13, 2009 — The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission relied in part on the Energy Center as its independent technical consultant to establish a strong policy and program framework for achieving greater energy efficiency. The goals it established are similar to policies adopted by the Wisconsin Governor's... MORE

New research on in-home energy savings presented at Behavior Change Conference

Nov 16, 2009 — At the Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference in Washington D.C., Energy Center researchers Scott Pigg and Ingo Bensch presented preliminary findings from a field study that points to untapped opportunities for residential energy savings. Funded by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, the... MORE

Geothermal Study Finds Savings in Costs and Emissions

Oct 11, 2009 — A 2009 study of the economic and emissions savings of geothermal heat pumps shows significant cost savings in commercial applications and longer-term savings in residential applications. The study took updated information on costs, technology and incentive factors into account in assessing... MORE

Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Sep 14, 2009 — Tom Content from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on results from several recent studies from the Energy Center and ACEEE that highlight the environmental benefits of energy efficiency. MORE

Burning Waste Wood to Generate Electricity

Sep 11, 2009 — Steve Kihm, Joe Kramer and Sean Weitner provided testimony at a Public Service Commission hearing on Xcel Energy's proposal to burn wood residues in its Bay Front generating plant in Ashland, Wisconsin. Tom Content from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on questions raised by utility proposals... MORE