State and Local Action on Clean Energy

As U.S. federal energy and climate policies remain uncertain, many state and local governments are taking steps to transition their economies to cleaner and more efficient energy systems. Join us for a mini-symposium to discuss how and why these governments …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Jessica Lovering, Director of the Energy Program at The Breakthrough Institute, will go through the history of nuclear costs and learning curves to show that nuclear has not followed the trend of other energy technologies.…

UW–Madison selected for $9.3 million in nuclear energy research funding

Engineers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will receive an estimated $9.3 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for advanced nuclear energy research. The awards will drive new research on compact heat exchangers, nuclear fuel cycles,

Weston Roundtable: Daniel Wright

We distinguish between flood hazards (geophysical processes) and flood risks, (socioeconomic consequences). Recent trends in risk have been driven by increased exposure of people and infrastructure. Changes in hazards are less clear. Hazards comprise several ingredients, including precipitation, land cover, …

2016 Energy Hub Conference

The theme of this year’s conference is Sustainable Architecture. We will cover topics like integrating clean energy generation, energy efficiency in buildings, relevant policies and incentives, and emerging technologies.
We will have speakers from SunPeak, Epic, Michaels Energy, MG&E, and …