Upcoming Webinars:

Powersuite: Learn How Campuses Can Engage in Key State Energy Policies

Thur, November 30, 3:00 – 4:00pm ET

Powersuite, a platform developed by the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) tracks and aggregates the latest state and federal policy documents, legislative bills and regulatory issues from 52 state legislatures, Congress, every Public Utility Commission, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Learn how Powersuite can support campuses in understanding how energy policy impact campus climate efforts; how it can help your campus advocate for policy that supports climate action; and galvanize collective action from campuses across a state. Learn more.

Analyzing Climate Leadership Network Progress

Thur, December 7, 3:00 – 4:00pm ET

Second Nature and FOVEA Services have partnered to analyze the Climate Leadership Networks GHG emissions and reduction targets. This webinar will share the data analysis findings, highlight campus efforts, and discuss next steps for moving closer to eliminating campus operational GHG emissions.  Learn more.

Off-site Renewable Energy in Competitive Power Market states: “Retail Choice” enables the delivery of least-cost renewables

Thur, December 14, 3:00 – 4:00pm ET

Following the market restructuring that’s taken place over the past two decades, electricity customers in 17 states across the country are able to choose who they buy their electricity supply from. This “retail choice” has become particularly important as campuses look to fulfill their sustainability goals through clean energy supply. Learn more about competitive wholesale markets and understand why location matters.

Read our newly published Insights for Action titled “Does Location Matter When Selecting an Of-site Renewable Project?”


Archived Webinars:

Climate Studies for Minority-Serving Institutions: An Overview of Opportunities with AMS & Second Nature

February 5, 2013

Second Nature is partnering with the American Meteorological Society (AMS) to promote the importance of basic climate science education at all colleges and universities. Join us for a webinar overview of the opportunities offered by the AMS Climate Studies Diversity Project to minority-serving institutions (MSIs) nationwide.

Third-Party Financing of Solar on College and University Campuses

December 13, 2012

Third-party financing, generally through a lease or power purchase agreement (PPA), enables institutions to host a solar system without up front capital costs. This webcast will review the third-party financing models, discuss best practices and common questions, and a case study of how one university used a PPA to install more than 2,150 solar photovoltaic panels across six campus buildings resulting in the largest solar power system in the District of Columbia.

The State of Renewables in Higher Education

November 29, 2012

Second Nature and the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership are collaborating to identify the barriers to expanding renewable energy use among colleges and universities, identify solutions, provide education and training on green power procurement strategies and explore the possibilities of joint purchasing opportunities. To kick-off this partnership, Second Nature and EPA invite you to participate in an interactive event to learn more about trends and possibilities in colleges and universities incorporation of green power onto their campuses, and in their climate reduction goals.