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Renewable Energy in Wisconsin

  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association
    Nonprofit network for sharing ideas, resources, and information with individuals, businesses, and communities to promote a sustainable future through renewable energy and energy efficiency. Each year the MREA hosts a large Renewable Energy Fair in Central Wisconsin in mid-June. The MREA also hosts a series of one and two day educational workshops.
    The web site has some interesting simple educational information on solar PV and solar thermal.
    MREA also operates the ReNew the Earth Institute, a 4200 square foot energy efficient building with demonstration features (wind electric system, stand alone PV system, energy efficient refrigerator, solar pathfinder, solar hydronic floor heating system, and straw bale demonstration wall.
  • RENEW Wisconsin
    Nonprofit organization headquartered in Madison, which promotes clean energy strategies for powering the state's economy in an environmentally responsible manner.
    The website has up to date information about workshops, legislative information, positions in Renewable Energy.
    The site has a special section about wind energy in Wisconsin with detailed information on existing windfarms.
  • Division of Energy, State Of Wisconsin Department of Administration
    Detailed information about energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, State Energy Policy Report, statistical data and forecasts for energy supply and demand, state and federal energy legislation.
    The website also presents degrees-days for 14 Wisconsin cities and some energy efficiency tips.
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