|May 21-22 2013||Golden, CO||Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG) Distributed Solar/Wind Connection Workshop ||The Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG), formerly the Utility Wind Integration Group (UWIG) will be holding this two-day workshop that will cover interconnecting wind and solar plants and other distributed generation applications to electric distribution systems; and provide insight and understanding to integrating large-scale renewable generation into the transmission system.|
|May 29, 2013||Online GoToWebinar||Webinar: Biomass and the Military|
On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, from 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. EST, Bioenergy Technologies Office staff members will talk about the latest joint efforts between the Department of Energy and the U.S. Navy to use biopower and biofuels in military vehicles. The “Biomass and the Military” webinar will provide an overview and recent updates on the plans and goals laid out by the Defense Production Act and the Innovative Pilot- and Demonstration-Scale funding opportunity. Both funding projects will develop novel processes and provide extensive opportunity to prepare for eventual commercialization, helping BETO meet its goals of creating reliable, sustainable, domestic biofuels to increase energy independence.
Please join us for informational and insightful discussions of these critical issues. Webinars are free and open to the public, but space is limited, so please register in advance.
Please contact Kristin Rubisch for more information.
|May 29-30 2013||Berlin, Germany||Global Bioenergy Partnership's 4th Working Group on Capacity Building |
Staff from the Bioenergy Technologies Office (through the Department of Energy) will attend the Global Bioenergy Partnership's fourth meeting of the Working Group on Capacity Building in Berlin, Germany. The Global Bioenergy Partnership brings together governmental and international organizations to promote high-level dialogue on bioenergy and to facilitate international cooperation. The event will feature speakers from the Bioenergy Technologies Office.
Please visit the Global Bioenergy Partnership's website for more information.
|June 16-21 2013||Tampa, FL||2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC)|
|June 16-19 2013||Toronto, Canada||3rd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts||Staff from the Bioenergy Technologies Office will attend the 3rd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts on June 16–19, 2013. The conference caters to technical industry professionals and researchers, with a particular emphasis on the latest unpublished technical and scientific results. |
Please visit the conference website for more information or to register for this event.
|October 3-13 2013||Irvine, CA||Solar Decathlon 2013||The award-winning event attracts more than 100,000 visitors as it challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.|