Month: April 2015

Report: WI Renewable Energy Presents Economic Opportunity

March 11, 2015 MADISON, Wis. – Solar- and wind-energy companies account for a lot of jobs and economic activity in Wisconsin, according to a new report that says the state has huge growth potential in renewable energy. Renewables are a big part of the state’s economy, said Andy Olsen, senior policy adviser at the Environmental […]

Wis. farmers turn to solar power

Posted: Jan 24, 2015 7:22 PM CST By Kaitlyn Riley http://www.wqow.com/story/27932834/2015/01/24/solar-panels-bring-savings-to-a-spring-valley-farmer Spring Valley (WQOW) – Hundreds of farmers are visiting Eau Claire this weekend for the 84th Annual Wisconsin Farmer’s Union Convention. One of this year’s major topics is using solar energy in agriculture. Spring Valley Farmer Joseph Bacon first started turning sunshine into savings […]