Midwest Renewable Energy Fair

Renewable Energy Group's Message 'Fairs' Well

Jun 20, 2013
Susan Bence

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

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.