MREA - The Milwaukee Office

Solar Bay View Group Purchasing Program for Homeowners

Home and business owners in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood have an opportunity to take advantage of record low solar pricing through a limited-time solar group purchase program. The Solar Bay View program is a new solar group buy program that can help residents invest in lower cost solar installations through the power of volume-purchasing.

Solar Bay View is being led through a partnership of the City of Milwaukee’s solar program, Milwaukee Shines, the Riverwest Cooperative Alliance, and the MREA.

The program is open to Milwaukee-area residents outside of Bay View, but its main outreach focus will be within the neighborhood.

Attend one of the upcoming SOLAR BAY VIEW educational sessions to learn how you can add solar to your home or small business! All are free and open to the public.



  • Bay View Neighborhood Association
  • Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative
  • Sugar Maple
  • Colectivo Coffee Roasters
  • Anodyne Coffee

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
6 pm
Sugar Maple
441 E Lincoln Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207


For more info, if you have any questions, or to see the dates for future info sessions, please visit the website!



Upcoming Milwaukee Courses


New for 2014! The MREA Solar Academy is coming to Milwaukee!

Dates: January 11 – May 4, 2014

Click here for more information, details on continuing education, travel and accomodations information and maps!

Click here to register



Learn about Renewable Energy in Southeast Wisconsin!

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association has an office in Milwaukee! The MREA is increasing its training and education in southeast Wisconsin. Read on to get information on upcoming workshops and events. Contact the Milwaukee office at 414-431-0758 or email us with any questions.

Elizabeth Hittman - Milwaukee Office Director - x3
Ellie Jackson - Events Coordinator - x2

MREA is supporting Milwaukee Shines, the City of Milwaukee's Solar America City program. Get more information on how Milwaukee is going solar at Milwaukee Shines.

The MREA Milwaukee office is located in the shared office space of the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium at 1845 N. Farwell Avenue, Suite 100. Check out the activities of other awesome Milwaukee area organizations through the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium.


MREA Milwaukee is proud to be a member of Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee!

Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee is a workplace giving campaign dedicated to Social Justice, Animal Welfare, and the Environment. With the help of business partners, CSGM provides financial support to many wonderful non-profit groups - including the MREA!

Joining a workplace giving campaign like Community Shares makes it easier for  employees to support the Milwaukee nonprofits that they are passionate about. If you are interested in joining, please contact Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee today!


Further Training and Resources

Rent a Solar Pathfinder

Would you like to get a cursory overview of your home’s solar window? Do you need to complete your practice site assessments for your MREA Site Assessor Certification? You might want to consider renting an MREA Solar Pathfinder!

The MREA Milwaukee office has Solar Pathfinders available for rent. The Pathfinder Rental only occurs at the Milwaukee office, and is a benefit for MREA members only. The Solar Pathfinder can be rented from the MREA Milwaukee office for a total of 10 days. The cost of the 10-day rental of the Solar Pathfinder is $50. Contact the MREA Milwaukee office to schedule a rental via email or call 414-431-2830.