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. Our Stray Voltage Investigator’s Training classes were held May 3-6 in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin and similar classes will be held next year.  Read more about the classes in this brochure. Visit the page: What’s New and Calendar of Events to see information on the classes and also learn about a new workshop on Understanding and Implementing the IEEE Stray and Contact Voltage Guide which will be held in Nashville Tennessee in September. Our 2017 MREC conference will be February 8-10, 2017 in Bloomington MN.

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

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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.