Digital publications


Campus Energy Independence: University of Wisconsin River Falls

2008 | In 2006, UW-River Falls was selected as one of four Wisconsin college campuses to participate in a pilot program to achieve energy independence by 2012. The Energy Center identified and analyzed the options for UW-River Falls to achieve this goal. About the study A university campus... MORE


Farm Digester Progress in Wisconsin (part 2 of 2, BioCycle, December 2008)

2008 | This article by Joe Kramer and Larry Krom provides details on ten dairy digesters in the state, as described in the Wisconsin Agricultural Biogas Casebook. MORE


Woody Biomass Resource Assessment for Presque Isle Power Plant: Final Report

2008 | The purpose of this study is to evaluate the potential supply of biomass suitable for use as fuel at the We Energies Presque Isle Power Plant. This study is part of a preliminary investigation into the possibility of converting the No. 4 boiler at Presque Isle from coal to wood fuel. (Joe... MORE


Organizational Background and Integrated Energy Communities

2007 | At a forum at Northland College, Joe Kramer discussed the idea of integrated energy communities. (Thursday, November 1, 2007, Ashland, WI) MORE


Assessment of Biomass Resources for Energy Generation at Xcel Energy's Bay Front Generating Station in Ashland, Wisconsin

2007 | The purpose of this study is to identify potential sources of wood waste suitable for combustion at the Bay Front generating plant in Ashland, Wisconsin. Bay Front is a steam electric generating plant owned and operated by Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin corporation and wholly-... MORE


Integrated Energy Communities: Making a Plan

2007 | At a forum at Northland College, Ingrid Kelley discussed the idea of integrated energy communities. (Thursday, November 1, 2007, Ashland, WI) MORE


Indiana DSM investigation: report on current programs and future directions (phase I)

2007 | The Energy Center of Wisconsin is supporting the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's ongoing investigation into electric demand-side management (DSM) activities in the state (Cause 42693). During Phase I of the proceeding, completed in mid-2008, the Energy Center prepared a report... MORE


Wisconsin residential furnace & central air conditioner market

2006 | Article written by Scott Pigg. Posted with permission from Wisconsin Perspective magazine, the primary source of information for the plumbing, heating, and cooling channel across the state of Wisconsin. MORE

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Carbon and Home Energy Use

2006 | Our carbon and home energy use fact sheet presents facts about household CO2 emissions and where opportunities exist to reduce our carbon footprint. MORE


Resources for the coal-fueled integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) project

2006 | Resources include: Newspaper article summaries The bibliography includes document summaries Engineering and permitting issues summaries cover engineering issues associated with the commercial application of IGCC systems for electricity generation in Wisconsin State incentive programs... MORE