Solar energy is certainly cheap once you get it up and running, but those initial installation costs are a significant hurdle. The City of Madison’s RENEW program can help. WORT’s Wisconsin Energy Broadcast host Heather Allen speaks to Jane McCurry and Sam Dunaiski from RENEW Wisconsin.
In 2017 Fitchburg installed 362 kw of solar power on City buildings including the library and fire station. Experts Erica Kleutmeier and Tony Hartmann from the City of Fitchburg talk about their solar projects and what it takes to make it happen in local government. Check out the live data about their solar power generation […]
This week students from West High’s Green Club stopped by the studio to discuss their work to shift their school to clean energy. The Green Club raised $91,000 for solar on their rooftop through grants, support from the Madison Metropolitan School District and their adopt a solar panel program. This summer 30 kW of solar will be […]
On this episode of the Wisconsin Energy Broadcast, Mack Gapinski of Madison based SunPeak explains the potential impact of the new tariff on imported solar panels for both residential and commercial solar customers. To learn more about the impact of the solar tariffs for each state check out this GreenTech Media analysis. In a full length […]
Abby Ross Hopper, CEO of the Solar Energy Industry Association, provides a preview of her keynote speech planned for the January 18 Renewable Energy Policy Summit sponsored by Renew Wisconsin. Tyler Hueber, Executive Director of Renew Wisconsin shares additional highlights of the Summit. And the new City of Madison Solar Installer Training Program was announced. […]
Lauren Azar, former WI Public Service Commissioner and Department of Energy Advisor discusses her Grid 2030 report. The conversation with the hosts of the Wisconsin Energy Broadcast includes an overview of the grid, new developments in microgrids, and the threats to the current grid infrastructure.