Focus on Energy http://wuwm.com en Bumps in Milwaukee's Solar Road http://wuwm.com/post/bumps-milwaukees-solar-road <p>Milwaukee&#39;s solar landscape continues to expand and contract. Before Helios Solar Works shut down, Solar Riverwest came to life.<br /> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:19:34 +0000 Susan Bence 14997 at http://wuwm.com Bumps in Milwaukee's Solar Road How Green Energy Sprouted in Wisconsin http://wuwm.com/post/how-green-energy-sprouted-wisconsin <p>Green energy captured interest decades ago - yet it remains a polarizing topic. Debate continues churning around how much wind and sun should figure into our energy supply. Fossil fuels – gas and oil and coal, still dominate.<br><br>WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence kicks off our <em>Project Milwaukee: Power Switch</em> series by exploring the “birth” of the renewable movement in Wisconsin. She unearthed some of its passion and serendipity – on a road trip to rural Portage County.<br> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:56:36 +0000 Susan Bence 5395 at http://wuwm.com How Green Energy Sprouted in Wisconsin