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January 13, 2014
Before (left) and after photo of historic Wunder Hall, where Milwaukee's Forest County Potawatomi Community completed a major energy upgrade project. The building now serves as the tribe's economic development center. | Courtesy of Forest County Potawatomi Community
Clean Energy Projects Helping Wisconsin Tribe Achieve Sustainability Goals

Several energy efficiency and renewable energy projects are helping the Forest County Potawatomi Community in Milwaukee preserve the environment for future generations.

December 12, 2013
FWP Event Mound - Miamisburg, OH

FWP Event Mound - Miamisburg, OH

November 19, 2013
A combination solid-state laser turret cutter and stamping machine cuts a thin steel plate that will be formed into lighting fixture housing. Wisconsin-based Eaton Corporation is developing a new manufacturing process that streamlines LED fixture designs. | Photo courtesy of Eaton Corporation
Reducing LED Costs Through Innovation

Researchers at Eaton Corporation are creating a manufacturing process that not only streamlines LED fixture designs but also removes unnecessary materials and parts. The new process will enable LED chips to sit directly on heat sinks, resulting in better heat transfer and ultimately increasing efficiency of LEDs.

October 24, 2013
Energy Smart Federal Partnership: Partnering to Provide Technical Assistance, Financial Incentives, and More

Presentation covers technical and financial incentives for the Energy Smart Federal Partnership and is given at the Spring 2011 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meeting.

October 22, 2013
FEMP-FS--Solar Ventilation Preheating

Fact sheet covers "solar ventilation preheating" or installing a "solar wall" to heat air before it enters a building. Document describes that it is one of the most efficient ways of reducing energy costs using clean and renewable energy.

February 28, 2013
At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, state energy and extension staff are teaching farmers to use modern sensors to improve irrigation management. In this picture, Darrel Siekman and Gary Zoubek install Watermark Sensors and a data logger. | Photo courtesy of the University of Nebraska.
Energy Department and USDA Partner to Support Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities

Partnering with USDA, the Energy Department has created the State Energy Extension Partnership to equip America’s farm families and rural small businesses with the efficiency tools, resources and training needed to reduce energy costs.

February 11, 2013
The Port of Milwaukee's wind turbine not only generates power for the Port Administration building, it also serves as a tool to educate the community about wind power. | Photo courtesy of the Port of Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Reaps Benefits of Wind Energy

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, a 154-foot wind turbine helps save taxpayer dollars and teaches the community about wind energy.

February 8, 2013
Inside the Helios Solar Works manufacturing facility. | Photo courtesy of Helios Solar Works.
Manufacturing in Milwaukee: An Interview with the CEO of Helios Solar Works

A behind-the-scenes look at Helios Solar Works -- Milwaukee's first solar manufacturing facility.

February 7, 2013
Milwaukee solar installers putting in a rooftop solar energy system on Dr. Paula Papanek's home. | Photo courtesy of Dr. Paula Papanek.
Considering Solar For Your Home? One Milwaukee Homeowner Shares Her Experience

Milwaukee resident shares details on her home solar installation experience.