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MREA - The Milwaukee Office
What is a Solar Group Buy? A solar group buy is when community members form a group and use their collective buying power to save on the total cost of going solar. The Solar East Side program can help residents invest in lower cost solar installations through the power of volume purchasing.
The MREA partners with the City of Milwaukee's Milwaukee Shines program, along with the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, Colectivo Coffee, and 91.7 WMSE. Successful group buys have been run in Riverwest, Bay View, Layton Boulevard West, and Washington Heights.
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PAST MILWAUKEE GROUP BUY PROGRAMS:
Solar LBWN & Washington Heights (2014): 13 home & business owners installed 48 kW
Solar Bay View (2014): 38 homeowners installing 138 kW
Solar Riverwest (2013): 17 homeowners installing 52 kW
Total Milwaukee Installs = 238 kW
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Learn about renewable energy, green building techniques, and sustainable living ideas from the people who own, live in, or work in businesses and homes around Wisconsin. Stay tuned for a listing of early fall Solar Tour sites or plan to visit the MREA headquarters at ReNew the Earth Institute in Custer, just seven miles east of Stevens Point.
Sponsors: American Solar Energy Society (ASES)
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.
The MREA Milwaukee office is located in the shared office space of the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium (MEC) at 1845 N. Farwell Avenue, Suite 100. Check out the activities of other awesome Milwaukee area organizations through the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium.