Blog 2017-08-10 11:26:21

IEE WG to Host Unique Conference

“The Business Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency” on 9/21

The Industrial Energy Efficiency Working Group (IEE WG) will host a unique conference on September 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at M-WERC. The “The Business Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency” conference is designed to be a highly efficient, "one-stop" application oriented conference, for small to medium sized manufacturers.

This conference is geared for owners, executives and key decision makers of small-mid size manufacturers, utility account managers and industrial energy efficiency consultants and trade allies. It will cover case studies, and multiple examples of leveraging external resources, and smart investments. The case studies will be presented by several Wisconsin small to med-size manufacturers who have made attractive investments in Energy Efficiency. Presentations will also be made by Wisconsin utilities and a number of leading M-WERC- IEE WG member organizations such as WMEP, Focus on Energy, Franklin Energy, Godfrey & Kahn and the WI Office on Energy Innovation.

This conference is designed to be a highly impactful opportunity to rapidly develop an actionable and money saving IEE strategy for small to mid-sized manufacturers while directly connecting participants to the leading IEE expert organizations from the IEE WG that can help your organization get project traction fast. Participants in this conference will learn how to:

  1. Reduce energy bills while improving production quantity and quality
  2. Identify the most cost effective IEE options
  3. Develop strong business cases for IEE investment
  4. Identify incentives and financing available to support investments
  5. Develop methods to justify and sell energy efficiency projects to management/leadership 

The event is being sponsored by M-WERC, WMEP, WEDC, the WI Office of Energy Innovation and Focus on Energy. Thanks to their sponsorship, the conference will be free to all small to mid-sized manufacturers and M-WERC Members and Partners. A registration fee will apply for other particpants of $85 before 9/1 and $125 thereafter.

The full conference program is available HERE

To register, please click HERE

The IEE WG is the oldest M-WERC Working Group formed in 2015. The WG’s mission is to double the number of IEE projects by helping to overcome major impediments to project development. The WG is lead by Randy Bertram of WMEP and Steve Hiersche of Franklin Energy. You can learn more about the IEE WG at

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