renewable energy http://wxpr.org en Tribe Builds Renewable Energy Plant http://wxpr.org/post/tribe-builds-renewable-energy-plant <p>A new waste recycling plant built by the Forest County Potawatomi is up and running. &nbsp;The&nbsp;Milwaukee facility turns organic material into electricity that’s sold to WE Energies.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Project Manager Charlie </span>Opferman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the $20-million facility converts food waste into methane gas using tanks full of bacteria.</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:13:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10017 at http://wxpr.org Tribe Builds Renewable Energy Plant Energy Fair To Draw Thousands http://wxpr.org/post/energy-fair-draw-thousands <p>One of the region’s largest gatherings around renewable energy is coming to Wisconsin this weekend, just outside Stevens Point.&nbsp; It’s the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Ellie Jackson, events coordinator at the MREA, says she expects up to 20,000 people to descend on the small town of Custer.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:38:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3961 at http://wxpr.org Energy Fair To Draw Thousands