Why wait? Begin your solar career with the MREA!

Have you been considering a career or certificate in the growing solar energy field? Take the first step! Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101) begins on Monday, April 6th. This four-week, self-paced, online course teaches the fundamentals of solar electricity, and is the prerequisite to nearly every other PV course we offer.

With recorded presentations and tutorials, interactive activities, a plethora of additional resources, and optional weekly webinars, you can learn at home or on-the-go, and participate when it fits YOUR schedule.

Upon completion, you can continue your solar education with PV Site Assessor Training (PV 201), PV System Design (PV 202), PV Sales and Finance (PV 203), and other courses - like PV and Solar Thermal Structural Considerations (PV-ST 411) or the PV Design and Installation Lab (PV 301).

See our Course Schedule for more information, and register TODAY!


Save the Date for Move Some Earth Day, Saturday, May 2

The snow is starting to melt, and we are anxiously preparing our land for The Energy Fair, eager to feel spring upon us. There is much work to do, and once again we will be holding Move Some Earth Day in hopes of accomplishing everything in the company of new and old friends.
Please join us on Saturday, May 2 as we work to improve our demonstration site at ReNew the Earth Institute in scenic Custer, WI. Typical volunteer tasks include landscaping, clearing brush, preparing food for The Energy Fair, painting picnic tables, preparing the MREA garden, assisting with office work, preparing mailings and Energy Fair promotion, and more.
We'll provide a light breakfast and tasty lunch, and conclude the day with dinner and drinks. The event takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and happens rain or shine. Feel free to join us for the entire day, one hour, or anything in between. Everyone is welcome. Bring gloves, rakes, tools, and outdoor work clothing.
We'll enter the first 30 people who RSVP into a drawing to WIN A SOLAR OVEN, generously donated by Thomas Hallquist. To RSVP, call 715-592-6595, or email your name, address, and phone number to info@midwestrenew.org. We thank you in advance for your help!


Take Advantage of Advertising in The Energy Fair Program Guide

This June, around 15,000 people interested in renewable energy and sustainable living will be showing up at The Energy Fair and turning to the Program Guide to make connections and get the information they need to make educated purchases. Even more readers will be referencing the Program Guide online to find installers, equipment, energy efficiency products, garden tools, etc. to make their home or business more sustainable.

Reach your target audience by advertising in one of the leading energy education event publications in the Midwest. Since 1990, The Energy Fair has educated consumers about the newest products and services available. Our readers need to know about your business!

If you want to do business with MREA Members and students, Energy Fair attendees, and top industry professionals and stakeholders, there is no better way to reach them than advertising in The Energy Fair Program Guide.

Year after year, Energy Fair exhibitors, sponsors, and presenters tell us about the numerous connections made during the event. From securing new and repeat business to creating a referral base, we can provide the exposure and networking opportunities that help strengthen your relationships within the industry.  Join us today!

Purchase your ad in The Energy Fair Program Guide.

For more information, visit our advertising webpage or contact Gina Miresse at 715-592-6595 ext.113.