On April 20, 2016, Menominee Tribal Enterprises (MTE) celebrated the official opening of its biomass combined heat and power (CHP) district energy plant. MTE is the business arm of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, located approximately 45 miles northwest of Green Bay.
Improving battery manufacturing processes can help make plug-in electric vehicles more affordable and convenient. This will help meet the government’s EV Everywhere goal of producing by 2022 plug-in electric vehicles that are as affordable for the average American family then as a gasoline-powered vehicle is for families today. By reducing process time and eliminating a specific processing solvent, Johnson Controls recently made progress in this area, with support from EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office.
Cost-Optimized Modular Helical Rotors Turbine-Generator System for Small Hydro Power Plants Award Number: DE-EE0006927 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Water Power Program Date: 03/04/2015 Location(s): WI Office(s): Golden Field Office
Multi-mode RCCI (Reactivity-Controlled Compression Ignition), a promising advanced combustion process, has the potential to improve fuel economy of passenger cars by at least 15%, according to a recent study performed by a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, supported by EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO). The technology could also potentially reduce the engine’s NOx emissions that contribute to smog by 17-21% compared to traditional light-duty diesel engines.
Hosted by the Energy Center of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Builders Association, this conference has more than 65 sessions led by regional and national speakers who will guide attendees through the latest in high performance home building and business strategies and practices.
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) is proud to announce RES Wisconsin, which will be held October 6th – 9th, 2014 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Forest County Potawatomi Community has implemented an integrated renewable energy deployment plan to provide electricity for its government buildings, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 20,000 tons.