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Education & Training

ActOnEnergy® offers a variety of learning opportunities to help educate our business and non-profit customers on energy efficiency topics.

Live Training Webinars

Our webinars are live training events designed to help you learn about a variety of energy efficiency topics from industry experts. You can check out past training webinars on the Webinar Archive page.

Helpful How-To Videos

Our how-to videos offer self-paced, instructional learning you can access any time from any computer or mobile device with internet access.

Live Classroom Seminars and Workshops

ActOnEnergy® also offers various seminars and professional certification workshops.

Upcoming Training Events

Webinar: What's New for Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy® Business (Program Year 7)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014  |  9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


The free, one-hour training event will cover the following topics:

  • Identify new Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy® Business Program offerings
  • Locate the newest versions of the Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy® incentive applications for businesses
  • Explain the benefits of the newest and most popular PY7 Business Program offerings
  • Determine whether a Business Program offering is right for your facility
  • Identify incentive amounts for available measures

Presenter: Mary Bentsen, Education & Training Manager, Leidos Engineering, LLC, an Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy partner

Mary Bentsen is an Education & Training Manager for Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy. Mary has 15 years of experience in developing online and classroom training, and performance improvement consulting. Before joining ActOnEnergy, Mary was an eLearning Instructional Designer for a large insurance company, and taught junior high and high school social studies. Mary is a member of the American Society of Training & Development and has been a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) since 2011.

Webinar: VFD Level II: Application Considerations
Friday, August 8, 2014  |  9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


The free, one-hour training event will cover the following topics:

  • General installation and wiring practices
  • PID control
  • Multiple motors on one VFD
  • Single phase drive applications
  • Bearing failures and bearing currents
  • Long lead length
  • Conducted emissions
  • Electrostatic discharge
  • Proper grounding practices
  • Enclosure integration/environmental considerations

Presenter: Jason Fahey, Vice President, En-Sync Group, Inc. and John Fahey, President, En-Sync Group, Inc.

Jason Fahey works in electrical manufacturing that he studied at Penn State University. John Fahey has over 30 years of experience in the drives business with Rockwell, ABB and now Schneider Electric.

Archer Daniels Midland - Multiple Illinois Locations

Find out how ADM used variable frequency drives to generate significant energy savings across all of their plants.