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Request for Proposals – Central Wisconsin solar group buy

The Central Wisconsin group buy program is being led by the MREA with the goal of increasing familiarity of solar PV investments and advancing installations on homes and businesses in Portage County and Wood County, Wisconsin. As part of the program, the MREA is selecting a qualified contractor through a competitive bidding process and will host a series of free information sessions for interested home and business owners.