MEEA Webinars

Utility-Enabled Whole Building Data at Scale: It’s a Win-win


2021-05-26T12:00:00 - 2021-05-26T13:00:00

Think you know how to reduce building energy consumption in the U.S.? This webinar will prove there are solutions you have yet to imagine. In most markets, buildings are un- or under-managed assets, and we need to turn our conversations about what buildings consume and how they interact with the grid into real action at scale.  In this webinar, MEEA and Calico Energy share how the right stakeholders working together will change the way utilities interact with the built world.


Pivoting with Purpose: Achieving utilities’ future goals by innovating the outreach process

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2021-04-20T11:00:00 - 2021-04-20T12:00:00

Last year left a lasting mark on the work of energy, utility and sustainability leaders. The silver lining in this “year on pause,” however, is that it forced industry leaders to pivot to maintain generation and conservation goals and shift communications to their customer base. Moreover, multiple utilities still achieved their outreach goals and grew their positive reputations in their communities.

17th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards Webinar

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2021-03-23T15:30:00 - 2021-03-23T17:00:00

Raise a glass to the Midwest’s best and brightest at the 17th annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards virtual event. Join us to recognize your peers and celebrate the strides in our industry despite an unpredictable year.

The Inspiring Efficiency Awards recognize Midwest leaders who deliver groundbreaking advancements in energy efficiency in five categories: Leadership, Education, Impact, Marketing and Innovation.

Leveraging Online Channels for Success: A case study of successful Online Marketplace promotions

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2021-04-08T11:30:00 - 2021-04-08T12:30:00

Ameren Illinois has successfully leveraged its Online Marketplace during the ongoing pandemic. Learn what marketing and customer engagement strategies the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program used to promote its smart thermostat rebate to customers during a challenging and unprecedented year.


  • Stephanie Cole, Sr. Marketing Account Manager, CLEAResult
  • Cameron Fairbanks, Strategic Account Leader, EFI
  • Cheryl A. Miller, Energy Efficiency Advisor, Ameren Illinois Company

A Smartland Discussion - State Energy Planning: How to Prioritize Energy Efficiency

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2021-02-11T10:00:00 - 2021-02-11T11:30:00

With changing federal priorities, there is an increased focus and commitment to renewable energy, and many states and municipalities across the Midwest have already laid the groundwork for renewable energy futures. But to achieve these goals cost-effectively and equitably, energy efficiency is an essential component. How can states utilize energy efficiency planning to meet ambitious renewable energy goals without overextending or overinvesting important resources? Join MEEA and the Midwestern Governors Association for this thought-provoking discussion.

The Midwest Shoots, Does It Score? A Regional Status Update

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2021-02-02T10:00:00 - 2021-02-02T11:00:00

In 2020, the Midwest saw significant disruptions in the energy efficiency industry, and the need for greater energy affordability was made clear. Join MEEA for a deeper look at how the Midwest fared over the last year and a celebration of bright spots across the region through a peek at the 2021 Midwest Energy Efficiency Spotlight.

Connected Solutions Across a University Campus

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2020-11-10T13:00:00 - 2020-11-10T14:00:00

Discover how Sensi Manager, a cloud-based solution connecting and managing Emerson thermostats, is helping utilities across the country meet their energy savings goals. Experts from Emerson and their program partners will highlight case studies from Entergy Arkansas and the University of Dayton, which now saves more than $50,000 annually on HVAC costs.

Attendees can leave with a code for a FREE 90-day trial of Sensi Manager.

The NSPM for DERs – An Updated Resource for Benefit-Cost Analysis in the Midwest

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2020-10-29T14:00:00 - 2020-10-29T15:30:00

The National Standard Practice Manual for Benefit-Cost Analysis of Distributed Energy Resources (NSPM for DERs) incorporates and expands upon the 2017 NSPM for EE. It updates the framework for examining benefit-cost analysis from the previous edition to cover a broad range of DERs including energy efficiency, demand response, distributed generation, distributed storage and electrification.