M-WERC’s chief technology officer Bruce Beihoff made a call for broader support of an M-WERC effort to create a technology center focused around power conversion sector for the navel shipbuilding industry.
During a recent member meeting Wisconsin Secretary of the Department of Administration, Joel Brennan, provided highlights of the recently signed state budget and the priority the Evers administration placed on the energy power and controls industry sector.
Workforce development efforts underway at M-WERC reach beyond WERCBench Labs. Highlights include programs for solar installation, electronic assembly and testing as well as CNC machining and mechanical assembly.
M-WERC designed its unique working group structure to provide market insights for members. This month we are featuring the Construction and Engineering Committee which has taken on a new role as a “Center of Excellence.”
Clarke Energy is an award-winning multi-national specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of engine-based power plants. Clarke Energy’s offering includes both gas and diesel-fueled technology. With its U.S. headquarters in Waukesha, Wis., Clarke Energy was acquired by the Kohler Company in February 2017. It is the largest authorized distributor and service provider for GE’s reciprocating engine business.
M-WERC is excited to announce dates for our 2019 member meetings! We have scheduled Grid Modernization on May 14; Science and Technology Driven Innovation on July 18; and Talent Development on Oct. 17. All of the members meetings are on our First Floor Conference room located at our office in Milwaukee.
Demo Day provided another great opportunity to showcase M-WERC’s new space in Milwaukee on the second floor of the Energy Innovation Center. The location has really evolved to be ideal for us as an organization as well as the partners and tenants renting offices in our space.