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New forums drive energy research

The Wisconsin Energy Institute has launched the Forward in Energy Forums to foster collaboration and progress in  energy research on campus. The first of the monthly series, on Energy and Natural Systems, will be January 31.

Green Fund info session Jan. 27

A second info session about the new UW–Madison Green Fund will be held at Union South on January 27. Bring questions, ideas, and potential collaborators!

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Looking for spring internships?

Several community organizations are still looking for interns for spring 2017! Check out our jobs page for current listings.

What you can do

Use energy-efficient bulbs

Alternative EnergiesYou can save money by replacing your five most-used standard light bulbs with Energy Star-certified CFL or LED bulbs. If every American did this, as a nation we would save $8 billion in energy costs.

Act: Check out Duke Energy Progress’ online resource 100 Ways to Save Energy at Home to learn more about how saving energy goes hand in hand with saving money.

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