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P2RIC: A Look Ahead

Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. For the most current information check out the P2RIC calendar at P2RIC.org or look us up on Facebook for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues! WBNR: Thursday, September 4th (12:15pm-1:45pm): The Leading Edge of New Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies Coming to the Market Leadership from DOE and other research centers will provide the latest information…

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P2RIC: A Look Ahead

Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. For the most current information check out the P2RIC calendar at P2RIC.org or look us up on Facebook for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues!   WBNR: Thursday, August 7th (12:00pm-1:30pm): WBNR: The Intersection of the Microgrid, Renewable Energy and Storage Microgrids save money and increase resiliency and reliability; but how do you achieve a successful, economic…

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P2RIC: A Look Ahead

Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. For the most current information check out the P2RIC calendar at P2RIC.org! WBNR: Tuesday, July 15th (1:00pm-2:00pm): Tracking in Action – Using the Tracking Network to Promote Health and Prevent Disease The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) is operated by the Environmental Health Tracking Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The Tracking…

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P2RIC: looking ahead at sustainability events!

P2RIC is now looking ahead for new sustainability events. Have a look and see what is happening around the region. MTG: Wednesday-Friday, November 13th-15th: 6th Annual Nebraska Wind Conference: Harvesting Nebraska’s Potential The program for the sixth annual Nebraska Wind Conference features well-known national and local experts in the wind and solar energy fields. Attendees will hear from the candidates for Nebraska governor, as well as state senators, about the impact of wind on Nebraska’s economy and future. The Chief…

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P2RIC: looking ahead at sustainability events!

P2RIC is now looking ahead for new sustainability events. Have a look and see what is happening around the region. EVNT: Friday, October 10th (8:30pm-4:00pm): Iowa Environmental Council Annual Conference (Des Moines) The Iowa Environmental Council will explore new ways to build momentum for clean water, clean energy, and a healthy environment during its annual conference “At the Tipping Point”. National freshwater restoration expert Joe Whitworth leads a day of speakers and networking focused on making measurable progress for clean…

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P2RIC: looking ahead at sustainability events!

P2RIC is now looking ahead for new sustainability events. Have a look and see what is happening around the region. WBNR: Tuesday, October 1st (2:00pm-3:00pm): Speaking the CFO Language: Building the Case for Energy Efficiency with Financial Decision-makers Getting approval for energy efficiency measures can sometimes be the most challenging aspect of the project.  Join Better Buildings Challenge Partners USAA Real Estate Company; University of California, Irvine; and Kohl’s as they share their best practices for communicating the value of…

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P2RIC looks at the month ahead: August!

DUE: Thursday, August 1st: Round 2 of Sustainable Dubuque Community Grants Round two of the Sustainable Dubuque Community Grant is now available for community organizations and passionate residents. Grant maximum is $2,500.  The grant application is intended to be simple: (1) Pick a sustainability principle(s), (2) Make project educational and/or engaging, and (3) Tell the story of how you are impacting the community. The intentions of the grant program as defined by the Sustainable Dubuque Collaboration are to demonstrate that…

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P2RIC looks at the weeks ahead: July 22nd- 31st!

WBNR: Tuesday, July 23rd (12:00pm-1:30pm): Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Launch This 90-minute webcast will mark the official launch of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council.  This new group aims to solve the biggest obstacle to sustainable institutional purchasing: a lack of standardization in how sustainable purchasing is defined, guided, measured and rewarded. The webcast will feature a panel of leaders from a variety of sectors talking about the organization, its initial projects and how to get involved. Moderator: Joel Makower Speakers:…

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P2RIC looks at the weeks ahead: July 1st- 17th!

DUE: Monday, July 1st: National P2 Roundtable 2013 MVP2 Awards The MVP2 Project/Program Awards, P2 Champion, and Best P2 Multimedia Awards are open to all stakeholders (all levels of government, industry, non-profits, etc.). The awards are designed to recognize outstanding and innovative P2 projects/programs. As in years past, awards are judged on the following five broad criteria: innovation, measurable results, transferability, commitment, and optimization of avail-able project resources. *Applications are due July 1, 2013 Guidelines and criteria can be found…

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P2RIC looks at the week ahead: June 24th- 30th!

DUE: Tuesday, June 25th: EPA Science for Sustainable and Healthy Tribes The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research on science for sustainable and healthy tribes. This solicitation is focused on research to develop sustainable solutions to environmental problems that affect tribes. Potential Funding per Award: For a regular award, up to a total of $920,000, including direct and indirect costs, with a maximum duration of 3…

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