Wisconisn Solar Tour

Posted on September 11, 2008. Filed under: Biomass, Energy Efficiency, General, Solar, Wind, Wood |


A reminder from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA):

Wisconsin – – Home and business owners around the state are sharing their secret: renewable energy is technology for today! The public is invited to see renewable energy up close during the 2008 Wisconsin Solar Tour, October 3 and 4.

The tour features over 150 sites around the state that are open to the public for free tours. Sites will showcase advances in energy efficient construction, new products, sustainable landscaping and renewable energy technologies.

“The tour demonstrates that renewable energy is practical, reliable and affordable in today’s economy,” said Amy Heart, Programs Director for the Midwest Renewable energy Association (MREA). The MREA organizes the yearly tour. “You have the chance to talk with those who live and work with renewable energy and green building features,” said Heart.

Business tour sites will be open Friday, October 3 from 10 am – 4 pm. Home tour sites are open Saturday, October 4 from 10 am – 4 pm. For a complete list of sites visit http://www.the-mrea.org or call 715-592-6595 to have a guide mailed to you.

The best way to see these homes and businesses is through a guided bus tour. Guided bus tours will take place in Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, Stevens Point and Ashland. Sign up online at http://www.the-mrea.org or call 715-592-6595.

The Wisconsin Solar Tour is sponsored by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association and Focus on Energy (focusonenergy.com). The Midwest Renewable Energy Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting a sustainable future through renewable energy. For a complete listing of tour sites or to sign up for a guided bus tour please contact MREA: info@the-mrea.org, 715-592-6595, or visit http://www.the-mrea.org.

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