Surpasses all expectations, bringing solar to Linn County!
Businesses and homeowners of Chippewa Valley are partnering with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) to go solar with MREA’s successful Solar Group Buy purchasing model.
Shorewood and Milwaukee residents going solar through partnerships with Midwest Renewable Energy Association
In celebration of Earth Day, the City of Milwaukee and the Village of Shorewood have announced partnerships with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) to each help their respective home and business owners go solar this summer. Starting in 2013, the City of Milwaukee has collaborated with the MREA to bring neighborhood-based group purchasing programs […]
The City of Urbana, IL’s partnership with MREA is already nearing its goal of 100 kW of solar installations contracted by home and business owners in Champaign county, and is on pace to surpass that goal. The program has led to support for both the City of Urbana’s Climate Action Plan and the City of Champaign’s Sustainability Plan by increasing the amount of energy produced locally by the sun, in an effort to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent in the City of Urbana by 2020.
The City of Urbana, IL partners with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) to add solar power support to both Urbana’s Climate Action Plan and the City of Champaign’s Sustainability Plan. MREA’s solar group buy program will work with home, business, and farm owners in Champaign County to lower their power bills by saving on solar through the power of volume purchasing. “The increase in renewable energy from solar panels will support both cities’ environmental initiatives, and lower power bills for participating residents.” Scott Tess, Environmental Sustainability Manager for the City of Urbana.
March 23-24, 2016 The Hotel at Kirkwood Center Cedar Rapids, IA Cedar Rapids, Iowa- As part of the DOE’s SunShot Initiative, the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and the Midwest Grow Solar Partnership are launching their fifth state-level conference to advance markets for solar photovoltaic (PV) energy in the Midwest. Registration is officially open for […]
Custer, WI – September 9, 2015 – On August 31, 2015, the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) welcomed dozens of representatives from Wisconsin’s GreenTier Legacy Communities Charter, a unique partnership between Wisconsin communities, nonprofit organizations, and state agencies to reach sustainability goals, to its Custer headquarters. Representatives learned how to incorporate solar planning while pursuing […]
IRS Rules Favorably on Owner’s Eligibility for Federal Tax Credit for a Community-Shared Solar Project
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued a private letter ruling concluding that a particular owner of PV panels in an offsite, community-shared solar array is eligible to take advantage of the 30 percent federal residential income tax credit available under Section 25D of the Internal Revenue Code. The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), in collaboration […]