Focus on Energy

Environment
10:19 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Bumps in Milwaukee's Solar Road

Riverwest resident Steve Jerbi calls his solar installation an investment in community

Milwaukee's solar landscape continues to expand and contract. Before Helios Solar Works shut down, Solar Riverwest came to life.

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Project Milwaukee
6:56 am
Mon June 10, 2013

How Green Energy Sprouted in Wisconsin

Mark Klein is one of the founders of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association.
S Bence

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.

WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence kicks off our Project Milwaukee: Power Switch 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.

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