Energy, Power and Control
ADVANCED ENERGY RESOURCES POWER INDUSTRY IN WISCONSIN
Wisconsin is a global center for energy, power and control technology development, with demonstrated industry leadership across the energy continuum—from energy conservation to generation and transmission. Our market-leading capabilities result from cutting-edge research and development conducted jointly by world-class academic institutions and companies committed to addressing the world’s energy challenges.
WORKFORCE AND RESEARCH TO SUPPORT YOUR ENERGY GOALS
Wisconsin’s world-renowned universities produce a high concentration of engineering talent well equipped to compete globally. The state’s public-private partnerships draw together some of the world’s leading experts in energy, power and control, giving companies operating here access to the brightest minds and the latest technology.
- The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, led by UW-Madison, stands as one of three bioenergy research centers established by the U.S. Department of Energy.
- UW-Madison is home to Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC), the largest global advanced power conversion consortium, with more than 85 company members.
- UW-Platteville’s Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems Program, a university-wide interdisciplinary program, enhances student knowledge of all energy sources and their impacts on the environment and society.
The Wisconsin Energy Institute houses five floors of research labs to support and catalyze energy research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. And with the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium focused on the growth and economic competitiveness of the EPC Industry cluster across the Midwest Region, companies have the support they need to reach their goals, including access to the brand-new Energy Innovation Center. The EIC will bring together industry and academic scientists, engineers and business leaders to conduct joint research, jump-start innovative technologies, transition prototype products to the commercial stage, and nurture startup companies.