Bring a friend to the MREA Membership Meeting for Elections! Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can plan accordingly for dinner. Join us on Monday, February 25 for the MREA Membership Meeting for Elections. This is a great opportunity to meet the candidates, current board members, and any new staff, as well as your fellow MREA Members. We’d […]
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With generous support from MREA Members, donors, and partners, we achieved our Driving on Sunshine campaign goals and installed a new solar canopy and PV + EV Demonstration at our headquarters in Custer, WI. The solar canopy houses a variety of electric vehicle chargers open to the public year round—all powered by sunshine. View the MREA […]
Wisconsin Communities Pursue SolSmart Designation in 2019, making it faster, easier, and more affordable to go solar in their jurisdictions. The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) has begun advising nine Wisconsin communities pursuing SolSmart designation in 2019. As each community’s SolSmart Advisor, the MREA will work with the Cities of La Crosse, Racine, Sheboygan, Stevens […]
READ THE STORY Featured on Energy News Network It’s Time To Update Wisconsin’s Energy Policy When it comes to Wisconsin energy policy, the lack of voter concern shows. The consequences are becoming apparent. During the last few gubernatorial elections, energy issues have not been a top voter concern in Wisconsin. By varying degrees, voters in […]
Hello MREA friends and family, With great enthusiasm, we bring you another year of easily accessible and affordable renewable energy education opportunities. Great minds have collaborated to create new courses and update curriculum, and hopes are high that we’ve got training to suit everyone’s learning preference and schedule—from curious homeowners to ambitious entrepreneurs, electricians to […]
Dear MREA Supporters and Friends, Thank you for your amazing support over this past year. You make our work possible and inspire us to continue our mission to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. In service to this mission, we have dedicated much of our work over the last […]
Get out the vote! All MREA Members in good standing can vote for the board of directors. Each membership (either individual or family) receives one ballot. Board members are elected to two-year staggered terms, and can serve a maximum of three consecutive terms. Board elections occur annually at the February board meeting with electronic voting […]
Cold weather and poor driving conditions can adversely affect any automobile but there are some things an EV owner should know before hitting the road this winter. Here are some tips for keeping your EV healthy through the winter season. -By Leon Dulak, MREA Site Manager Maximize Cold Weather Battery Life By: Keeping your vehicle […]
(Dubuque, Iowa) – Statewide, Iowa saw a 44% increase in solar jobs in 2017. Demand remains steady for solar workers in Iowa, where worker skill levels range from material handlers to sales experience to electricians and professional engineers. Successful candidates for solar job openings have often pursued solar technical training to complement their existing skill […]
Thanks to our generous partners, we’re offering FIVE lucky winners one year’s worth* of delicious organic dairy products from the farmer-owners at Organic Valley Cooperative and FIVE more lucky winners a six-month coffee subscription to Kickapoo Coffee Roasters. (One 12 oz. bag each month delivered to your door!) Make a donation, join, or renew as […]
These online, informational courses are completely self-paced. They contain no assignments, quizzes, or webinars, and require no instructor interaction. Best of all they are FREE to MREA Members, and only $20 for non-members! If you’re not already an MREA Member, Join / Renew your membership here to receive free tuition. Solar Electricity Wind Electricity Working with Electricity Introduction […]
Early Bird Registration Is Now Open For The 30th Anniversary Energy Fair! This year marks the 30th Anniversary of The Energy Fair! It’s hard to believe that a simple call to action in Home Power Magazine would inspire the nation’s longest-running energy education event of its kind. Through the years we have seen firsthand the enormous amount […]