MINNEAPOLIS, MN – This month, the Midwest Renewable Energy Association is launching a Minnesota series of Solar Power Hours – a one-hour informational sessions about solar energy for your home or business. The series will feature over a dozen presentations throughout the summer in communities around the state, with a focus on the Twin Cities area. […]
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Focus on Energy has been helping fund a variety of renewable energy projects at customer and business locations since 2001. These opportunities range from solar rooftop systems at customer homes or businesses to large wind and biogas energy projects. Thanks to growing customer interest, numerous small to medium-sized independent businesses in Wisconsin have become involved […]
MREA is thrilled to support the Solar in Your Community Challenge, a new $5 million prize competition from the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative. It aims to expand solar access to low and moderate income (LMI) households; state, local, and tribal governments; and non-profit organizations. MREA will be among the consultants that support dozens of […]
This winter, the MREA was excited to launch six student internships across three Midwestern states. The internships, which partner with universities and solar contracting firms in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota, are providing opportunities for students to apply their MREA training in PV site assessment, design, and sales, to real world projects. In Wisconsin, the MREA […]
To show thanks for our members, we’re offering a discount on Lifetime Membership, now through Valentine’s Day, February 14. Sign up or upgrade to a Lifetime Membership to receive $50 off Individual MREA Lifetime Membership or $100 off Family MREA Lifetime Membership: $500 $450 – Individual Lifetime Membership $750 $650 – Family Lifetime Membership Enjoy free admission to The WI […]
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s Solar Endowment project, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has started 2017 with a (solar) bang! In January, the Solar Endowment began creating a web-based Solar Project Financial Simulator for tax-exempt entities to model and compare financial performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) investments. Using institution-specific values, users […]
Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is seeking qualified firms to submit proposals for the design, procurement, and installation of new, residential or commercial, direct-owned photovoltaic systems at a per-watt price lower than the typical, single solar electric installation. The group buy is being led by Midwest Renewable Energy Association. The goal of the group buy […]
MREA’s Solar Training Academy (STA) is a series of weekend classes that walks students through the PV design and installation process. Classes are held one weekend per month, January – May 2017. The registration deadline is approaching – sign up at least one week before class begins to guarantee your spot. Students can choose from […]
Discounted exhibitor registration and workshop proposals for both 2017 Energy Fairs now open. Custer, WI: June 16-18, 2017 St. Paul, MN: September 9-10, 2017 (Solar Professional Pre-Fair Day Sept. 8) Exhibit Booth registration is now open for both the Custer, WI and St. Paul, MN Energy Fairs. Sign up by February 15 to receive a 10% discount. Join […]
For the first time, the Midwest Renewable Energy Association will be holding a second Energy Fair in St. Paul, MN, in addition to our Fair in Custer, WI. We invite you to exhibit, present a workshop, or sponsor this new event! We will begin accepting booth registration and workshop proposals for both events on Wednesday, […]
Do you think environmental education is a worthwhile investment? We do too!! If you or someone you know is an employee of the state of Wisconsin, please consider participating in the 2016 State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC). The campaign allows state employees to give to participating charities of their choice through a direct payroll deduction, […]
Representatives from higher education institutions and investment groups gathered at Loyola University Chicago November 1-2, 2016, to advance conversations on institutional endowment investing. In attendance were financial experts including former Secretary of the Treasury Henry M Paulson, Jr., and Generation Investment Management’s David Blood as well as students, senior administrators, and trustees from some of […]