Midwest Rural Energy Council


 The Midwest Rural Energy Council is a membership organization whose mission is to support outreach, education and research on rural energy issues for the benefit of:

  • farms and other rural energy consumers,
  • rural energy suppliers,
  • farm organizations and agricultural trade associations,
  • electrical equipment and allied industries,
  • government regulatory agencies.

Follow the links above or to the right to find out more about the MREC, MREC publications, announcements and other educational programs and information on a variety of rural energy issues. Here is a promotional flier about MREC (half a page, front and back).

We will hold our 55th Rural Energy Conference February 9-10, 2017 in Bloomington MN. See the brochure here. There will be a pre-conference workshop on February 8, 2017 at the same location in Bloomington MN. The pre-conference workshop is also described in the conference brochure. There is also an agenda available for the conference and pre-conference workshop. You can register for the conference and for the pre-conference workshop here or go to What’s New and Calendar of Events.

If you would like to receive notices of MREC activities and updates please sign up for our quarterly electronic newsletter below.

Click here to sign up for our quarterly electronic newsletter.

We would like to hear from you! For more information about the MREC, contact the secretary at mrec@uwex.edu. Also, if you have comments or problems with the website please send us an email.