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.
M-WERC punctuated Year Four of the program earlier this month with a “Pitch Night” event for members, stakeholders, and investors. Seven businesses in the WERCBench Labs Program pitched their companies to investors and companies in the industry. Investors from around the region and companies in the Energy, Power, and Controls sector attended the event.
The Century City Microgrid (CCMG) Project is a self-contained microgrid pilot project that will be powered by combined heat and power, natural gas generation, solar PV systems, energy storage systems and other source of distribute energy generation, designed to demonstrate the design and operation of a multi-phase, multi-loop microgrid system.
The Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) is proud to announce WERCBench Labs Pitch Night on Tuesday, May 1 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the M-WERC Energy Innovation Center located at 4201 N. 27th Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Headquartered in Menasha, Wis., Faith Technologies, Inc. is an employee-owned, full-service electrical, engineering, and technology systems contractor with 20 locations operating in nine states. With more than 2,500 employees, they are one of the largest, privately-held electrical contractors in the United States. Faith Technologies has expanded into numerous markets around the United States.
M-WERC’s Energy Innovation Center is being developed in in 2018 with a series of new buildout activities, new capabilities, and new tenants. M-WERC recently hired Vito Gervasi as our Lab Supervisor for the Energy Innovation Center in December and he is helping to coordinate the development of the facility, starting with the second floor this year.
The WERCBench Lab Advanced Innovation Program (AIP) has begun and we are excited about this session's participants. There are seven businesses in the program for this eight-week session and they represent energy, power, and control startups from the Midwest area.