Midwest Renewable Energy Fair

Environment
2:22 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Renewable Energy Group's Message 'Fairs' Well

A training turbine on MREA grounds
Susan Bence

WUWM environmental reporter Susan Bence interviews founders and current members of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association.

We travel to central Wisconsin to learn about the history of the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair.

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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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