Midwest Renewable Energy Fair

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

The 29th annual Midwest Renewable Energy Association Fair is set for this weekend in Custer, east of Stevens Point.

The event brings together a wide variety of renewable energy enthusiasts. About 13,000 people are expected to attend. We caught up with Kaitlyn Kohl, the event's communications, director who tells us more about the Energy Fair...

Kohl says buses will be available from Stevens Point to the site just off Highway 10. The website for the event is at the energy fair dot org We have a link here.


The Midwest Renewable Energy Association is hosting its 28th annual Energy Fair this weekend in Custer, east of Stevens Point.

Promoters say it's the longest running event of it's kind in the nation. More than 13,000 persons come to learn about clean energy and sustainability, and take action towards a sustainable future. There are 200 workshops, more than 200 exhibitors. Among the many speakers is JB Straubel, Co-Founder of Tesla.

Spokesperson Allison Lindquist outlines the purpose of the Fair...

Energy Fair To Draw Thousands

Jun 20, 2013
Wichita Renewable Energy Group

One of the region’s largest gatherings around renewable energy is coming to Wisconsin this weekend, just outside Stevens Point.  It’s the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair.  

  Ellie Jackson, events coordinator at the MREA, says she expects up to 20,000 people to descend on the small town of Custer.

“The energy fair is a community of people that come together to learn and share all aspects of renewable energy and energy efficiency and sustainable living.  So it’s an educational experience but also a really fun event.”