2012 Midwest Regional Building Energy Codes Conference
OCT 03, 2012 - OCT 04, 2012
The Crowne Plaza - Indianapolis Airport
The Midwest Regional Building Energy Codes Conference will bring together stakeholders from across the Midwest to discuss how best to promote the adoption and raise compliance with building energy codes across the region. The conference will provide an opportunity for stakeholders from various disciplines to meet, network and discuss the various approaches and strategies needed for improved energy codes.
2012 Midwest Regional Solid-State Lighting Workshop
AUG 20, 2012 - AUG 21, 2012
MGM Grand, Detroit Michigan
MEEA is planning the 2012 Midwest Regional Solid-State Lighting Workshop, hosted by DTE Energy in partnership with the Michigan Energy Office on Tuesday, August 21 in Detroit. Plan to attend this regional lighting event to meet with representatives from Michigan's energy efficiency programs as they present information about current programs and answer questions about new technologies and future opportunities.
MEEA Annual Meeting of the Membership
JUN 13, 2012 - JUN 13, 2012
Thanks to all members who attended MEEA's Annual Meeting of the Membership.
JAN 15, 2013
Midwest Energy Solutions Conference in Chicago to Cover Smart Grids, New LED Technologies and the Future of Energy Efficiency
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tim Frisbie, 312-251-9913 Jan. 16, 2013 email@example.com Midwest Energy Solutions Conference in Chicago to Cover Smart Grids, New LED Technologies and the Future of Energy Efficiency CHICAGO – Developments such as smart grids, new product standards and building energy codes are changing the landscape for energy efficiency in the Midwest. While energy efficiency programs have exponentially increased in the last four years – with more than $1.45 billion spent on 2012 efficiency programs in the Midwest alone – factors such as the incandescent bulb “phase out” and increased furnace and other equipment standards may threaten future gains. Smart grids, building energy codes, new energy saving products and increased energy use data could drive the market to meeting future goals. This week’s Midwest Energy Solutions Conference in Chicago will address these emerging trends, taking on critical questions such as: · Will smart grid technology promote energy efficiency? (Jan. 16) · Are energy efficiency goals for utilities achievable? (Jan. 16) · How can utilities partner with industrials for increased energy savings? (Jan. 17) · How effective are behavior change programs? (Jan. 17) · How much energy savings can come from building energy codes? (Jan. 18) · What is the future of energy efficiency in the Midwest? (Jan. 18) Nearly 600 energy leaders from across the nation will gather Jan. 16-18 at the Fairmont Hotel to explore the latest energy issues at the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (MEEA) 11th annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference. Immediately prior to the start of the conference at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, MEEA, co-hosted with the University of Missouri’s Lighting Research Center, will also hold a Solid State Lighting Solutions Summit at which industry experts will discuss applications, pricing and energy savings of the latest solid state lighting (LED) technology. Other conference highlights include: Wednesday, Jan. 16 · Keynote address by Anne Pramaggiore, ComEd president and CEO. 1:15 – 2 p.m. · Are Energy Efficiency Goals Achievable: While energy efficiency programs have been meeting early targets, panelists will discuss whether increasing efficiency goals with pressure from lower energy prices and looming standards, codes and market transformation means utilities are doomed to failure. 2 – 3:30 p.m. · Will Smart Grid Promote Energy Efficiency? Panelists including Tim Melloch of ComEd will discuss the deployment of “smart grid” technologies, and whether they will lead to greater savings from energy efficiency or just shift demand. 4 – 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 · Keynote address by Dr. Kathleen Hogan, U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary. 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. · Behavior Change Programs and Energy Efficiency: Are savings from behavior change programs “real?” Panelists will discuss whether more can and should be done to affect consumer behavior. 2 – 3:15 p.m. · Making Commercial Buildings Green: Panelists will discuss the latest tools and strategies that commercial building owners should be using to save money and energy. 3:45 – 5 p.m. · 2012 Inspiring Efficiency Awards Dinner and Gala. MEEA presents awards in Education, Innovation, Impact, Marketing and Leadership and announces the 2013 Chairman’s Award winner. 7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 · The Future of Energy Efficiency in the Midwest: Considering the current political climate in the Midwest, is there support for new mandated energy policies? Panelists will discuss possible strategies to achieve energy savings through mandated and voluntary programs and policies. 9 – 10:15 a.m. · Effective Financing and Marketing for Energy Efficiency: Panelists will discuss successful financing and marketing campaigns to increase awareness and demand for energy efficiency. 10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. ### For a detailed conference agenda, visit www.meeaconference.org. About Midwest Energy Solutions Conference The Midwest Energy Solutions Conference is the largest event of its kind in the region. Each year it brings together a broad range of private- and public-sector thought leaders from around the nation who share a vested interest in energy efficiency. Now in its 11th year, the conference continues to grow as energy efficiency investment increases in states across the Midwest. The conference is presented by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA), the region’s source on energy efficiency. Formed in 2000, MEEA is committed to advancing sound energy efficiency programs, policies and priorities in the Midwest. MEEA’s membership represents a broad consortium of energy stakeholders from across a 13-state area. www.mwalliance.org
SEP 14, 2012
9th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards Application Deadline Friday, September 14
Deadline to apply is Friday, September 14. Contact Drew Navolio at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. The Inspiring Efficiency Awards recognize Midwest leaders who deliver groundbreaking advancements in energy efficiency in five categories: Leadership, Education, Impact, Marketing and Innovation.
JUN 15, 2012
9th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards Call for Entries Open
The Inspiring Efficiency Awards recognize Midwest leaders who deliver groundbreaking advancements in energy efficiency in five categories: Leadership, Education, Impact, Marketing and Innovation. We invite you to apply for one of our prestigious awards now.