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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. MORE

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Central Air Conditioning in Wisconsin: A Compilation of Recent Field Research

2008 | Central air conditioning is an important and fast-growing electrical load among Wisconsin households. This report compiles key findings from several recent research efforts to better understand the nature of central air conditioning electricity use in Wisconsin and explore the opportunities... MORE

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Campus Energy Independence: University of Wisconsin River Falls

2008 | In 2006, UW-River Falls was selected as one of four Wisconsin college campuses to participate in a pilot program to achieve energy independence by 2012. The Energy Center identified and analyzed the options for UW-River Falls to achieve this goal. About the study A university campus... MORE

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Farm Digester Progress in Wisconsin (part 2 of 2, BioCycle, December 2008)

2008 | This article by Joe Kramer and Larry Krom provides details on ten dairy digesters in the state, as described in the Wisconsin Agricultural Biogas Casebook. www.biocycle.net/2008/12/farm-digester-progress-in-wisconsin-2/ MORE

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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) MORE

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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) MORE

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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-... MORE

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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... MORE

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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... MORE

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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. MORE

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