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April 15, 2013
Lorain County Community College Instructors install PV modules on training roof labs during the Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s Train-the-Trainer PV Instructor Institute course.
EERE Success Story—Helping Ensure High-Quality Installation of Solar Power Technologies

MREA is organizing a network of solar industry stakeholders to create instructional resources.

April 11, 2013
EERE Success Story—Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Wind Energy Workforce

University of Wisconsin's new certificate and Master's programs support wind energy training.

April 11, 2013
EERE Success Story—New Sensor Network Technology Increases Manufacturing Efficiency

Eaton Corporation's Motor Insight reduces installation and infrastructure costs of manufacturing.

February 28, 2013
At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, state energy and extension staff are teaching farmers to use modern sensors to improve irrigation management. In this picture, Darrel Siekman and Gary Zoubek install Watermark Sensors and a data logger. | Photo courtesy of the University of Nebraska.
Energy Department and USDA Partner to Support Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities

Partnering with USDA, the Energy Department has created the State Energy Extension Partnership to equip America’s farm families and rural small businesses with the efficiency tools, resources and training needed to reduce energy costs.

February 11, 2013
The Port of Milwaukee's wind turbine not only generates power for the Port Administration building, it also serves as a tool to educate the community about wind power. | Photo courtesy of the Port of Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Reaps Benefits of Wind Energy

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, a 154-foot wind turbine helps save taxpayer dollars and teaches the community about wind energy.

February 11, 2013
The Port of Milwaukee's wind turbine not only generates power for the Port Administration building, it also serves as a tool to educate the community about wind power. | Photo courtesy of the Port of Milwaukee.
EECBG Success Story: Milwaukee Reaps Benefits of Wind Energy

On the shore of Lake Michigan, a 154-foot wind turbine symbolizes Milwaukee’s strategic plan of moving forward with clean, renewable energy. Learn more.

February 8, 2013
Inside the Helios Solar Works manufacturing facility. | Photo courtesy of Helios Solar Works.
Manufacturing in Milwaukee: An Interview with the CEO of Helios Solar Works

A behind-the-scenes look at Helios Solar Works -- Milwaukee's first solar manufacturing facility.

February 7, 2013
Milwaukee solar installers putting in a rooftop solar energy system on Dr. Paula Papanek's home. | Photo courtesy of Dr. Paula Papanek.
Considering Solar For Your Home? One Milwaukee Homeowner Shares Her Experience

Milwaukee resident shares details on her home solar installation experience.

February 5, 2013
Brian Webster (left) and Mario Richard install photovoltaic modules on an Englewood, Colorado, home. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
Milwaukee Installer Reflects on His Career In Solar

Interested in joining America's solar workforce? One Milwaukee solar installer shares his career reflections and advice.

February 4, 2013
Installing a solar hot water system at a Milwaukee fire station. The installation was completed as part of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association's hands-on training workshop. System components were donated by local manufacturer, Caleffi. | Photo Courtesy of the National Renewable Energy Lab.
Solar For Milwaukee, By Milwaukee

Profiling the City of Milwaukee's thriving solar community.