Solar Energy-Related Links
Basics of Renewable Energy
Should I get a Solar System?
Organizations Involved with Solar Energy
Organizations Involved with Solar Energy Applications
Research Laboratories at Other Educational Institutions
Other Renewable Energy Research Laboratories
Energy Simulation Tools
EDUCATIONAL - For Young Children
EDUCATIONAL - College Research Student Resources
Resources for Jobs in Renewable Energy
Links to Other Lists of Links
Energy Email Lists and Newsgroups
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.