Energy


Think Outside the Oil Barrel

Many of the world's best scientists just released their latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, their thrust? To continue to rely on fossil fuels is to invite incalculable disaster. Considering the reputation past IPCC reports have earned as much too conservative this one is so alarming then that we ought to rush out with arms opened wide to embrace renewable energy and other sustainable technologies like electric cars.We should exuberantly grow our own food, gladly reduce the amount of meat in our diets and when possible buy locally sourced ...

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Solar Power Coming to Wausau

You can learn more about Solar Power for you. In October Solar Power Hour will be held in the Wausau Area.Learn how to save money with solar power. The program is well on its way to reaching the next benchmark of 100 kW, triggering a $.10 per watt ($1,000) rebate. Currently the average homeowner buying through the program will receive a $500 rebate, we need just 18 kW more to reach the program's second benchmark.Attend an upcoming Solar Power Hour to learn more about going solar!Grow Solar is a collaborative effort to make solar affordable for private home ...

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SAVE MONEY BY USING SOLAR POWER

SOLAR WISCONSIN GROUP BUY is just 18 kW away from hitting their second benchmark, triggering a $1,000 rebate for participants!The program is well on its way to reaching the next benchmark of 100 kW, triggering a $.10 per watt ($1,000) rebate. Currently the average homeowner buying through the program will receive a $500 rebate, we need just 18 kW more to reach the program's second benchmark.Attend an upcoming Solar Power Hour to learn more about going solar!Grow Solar is a collaborative effort to make solar affordable for private home owners as well as busine...

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SOLAR CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Grow Solar is a collaborative effort to make solar affordable for private home owners as well as businesses.Check out their website www.growsolar.org.You will find plenty of resources for municipalities, industry professionals and homeowners right here in central Wisconsin.Many installations already have been done on homes and businesses in these counties: Portage, Wood, Waupaca and Marathon.MREA (Midwest Renewable Energy Association) and Mid-State Technical College are leading this group buy program.You can attend a free Solar Power Hour and learn the ...

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SOLAR CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Home and business owners in Central Wisconsin are energized as the Central Wisconsin Solar Group Purchase Program began July 25 with a special presentation at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA).The Solar Central Wisconsin program allows individual home and commercial property owners to access lower prices for solar installations through the power of volume purchasing. This program builds on the success of 2017’s Solar Central Wisconsin program, which led to 308 kW of solar on 46 properties, offsetting approximately 405,264 lbs of carbon dioxide in the ...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY

Greensburg, Kansas is the second U.S. city to go 100 percent renewable after Burlington, Vermont. In May 2007, an EF-5 tornado leveled the small town. Half of the town’s population of 1500 people left town and never returned.But out of the rubble came an actual model for renewable energy and sustainable development. The city rebuilt every building to LEED-platinum standards and converted every street light to LEDs, the first in the nation to do both.The city has curbside recycling and saves water with low flow fixtures. It collects rainwater for irrigation and ...

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