With an emphasis on growing the industries in the Energy, Power, and Controls sector, M-WERC hosted its end-of-the Fiscal Year member meeting in September. Members met throughout the afternoon focusing on economic development, supply chain, and workforce development aspects to grow the sector.
Officials from the Wisconsin’s Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the city of Milwaukee, and UW-Milwaukee all participated in the Midwest Energy Research Consortium’s (M-WERC) open house to celebrate the expansion of the M-WERC Energy Innovation Center. More than 150 participants toured the new space and learned more about M-WERC's strategic initiatives.
M-WERC was pleased to announce that seven startups have been selected to participate in the fourth annual WERCBench Labs accelerator program. Businesses selected for this year’s program include several startups from Wisconsin, Wyoming, and Illinois.
Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC), the Milwaukee-based organization promoting research and innovation in energy power and controls in the Midwest, has announced the companies that will be participating in its WERCBench Labs accelerator. The fall class, which will be housed in M-WERC’s new Energy Innovation Center at 4201 N. 27th St., will be led by Jacquin Davidson, CEO of Davidson Associates and managing director of WERCBench Labs, and M-WERC chief operating officer Jeff Anthony.
Officials from the Wisconsin’s Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the city of Milwaukee and UW-Milwaukee all participated in the Midwest Energy Research Consortium’s (M-WERC) event to celebrate the expansion of the M-WERC Energy Innovation Center. More than 150 participants toured the new space and learned more about M-WERC's strategic initiatives.
The Distributed Energy/Energy Storage Working Group is planning M-WERC’s second annual Microgrids Technical Conference which is Wednesday, Oct. 24. This technical conference will be held at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Center in Appleton, Wis., the site of a recently installed microgrid by M-WERC member Faith Technologies.
Economic development growth can occur in a variety of ways. One is to leverage supply chains, particularly in growth markets. That is exactly what is happening in Wisconsin in the energy, power and controls (EPC) industries through a unique partnership. New North Inc., the regional economic-development organization for the 18 counties of Northeast Wisconsin, has come together with M-WERC, the Midwest Energy Research Consortium, to facilitate go-to-market strategies.
Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) Executive Director and CEO Alan Perlstein traveled to Washington this week with more than 100 Wisconsin business leaders visiting the capital for the Metropolitan Milwaukee Area Chamber’s (MMAC) annual Milwaukee Night in Washington, D.C.
Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) has something interesting to share with researchers, engineers, and academics. If you have research and perspectives on opportunities for water and energy savings in the manufacturing process or know of someone who does – keep reading.
As part of our Strategic Planning process currently underway, and based on feedback this spring from our members, M-WERC will be asking all six of our working groups to reassess their charters and scope-of-work to then reset the goals and objectives of each working group for 2018-2019.
In order to allow more companies to apply, the Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) extended the deadline by two weeks to apply for the WERCBench Labs Accelerator fourth year program. Applicants interested in participating in the business start-up initiative must submit their applications by midnight on Tuesday, July 31.
Midwest Energy Research Consortium WERCBench Labs graduate NovoMoto was presented with the Governor’s Business Plan Contest award by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at the 16th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference Wednesday in Madison.
The Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) launched the application page today for year four of WERCBench Labs, a business start-up initiative, thanks in large part to funding provided by the State of Wisconsin through WEDC.
The Midwest Energy Research Consortium is expanding its membership scope again by welcoming Premise which became a Strategic Member earlier this month. We congratulate Premise and welcome them to the consortium.
In front of a sold-out crowd during the second day of the Energy Storage Global Innovation Forum in Milwaukee, the Midwest Energy Research Consortium’s Distributed Energy/ Energy Storage working group introduced a White Paper looking at the market potential of Distributed Energy (DE), Energy Storage (ES), and Microgrids (MG) and the policy implications for each.
The Energy Storage Global Innovation Forum hosted by the Midwest Energy Research Consortium and Smart Grid Observer kicked off this morning. The sold-out conference is examining the latest and most promising advances in grid-level and on-site storage, business models for various deployment scenarios, and success strategies for stakeholders across the energy spectrum.
The Midwest Energy Research Consortium is pleased to expand its scope by welcoming eight new members to its Energy, Policy, and Controls association. M-WERC continues to rapidly expand its charter, membership, and geographic scope with the addition of Clarke Energy, Faith Technologies, GDS Associates, Generac Power Systems, Gross Automation, Madison Area Technical College, Schneider Electric, and WPPI Energy.
One of the benefits of being an M-WERC member is the networking opportunities available for you to meet and visit with colleagues in the field. Last month, dozens of regional employers gathered for the Midwest Energy Research Consortium’s (M-WERC) Energy Efficiency Conference.