Other Rural Energy Issues & Links

Follow these links for rural energy issues that do not fit into our other major categories.

  • Wisconsin Rural Energy Management Council  The Rural Energy Management Advisory Council advises the Wisconsin Department of Trade, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (DATCP), the Wisconsin Public Service Commission and others on issues related to rural electrification, including stray voltage issues.
  • RETScreen, a Clean Energy Management Software system for energy efficiency, renewable energy and cogeneration project feasibility analysis as well as ongoing energy performance analysis.There are two separate programs within RETScreen. RETScreen 4 is an Excel-based clean energy project analysis software tool that helps decision makers quickly and inexpensively determine the technical and financial viability of potential renewable energy, energy efficiency and cogeneration projects. RETScreen Plus is a Windows-based energy management software tool that allows project owners to easily verify the ongoing energy performance of their facilities.

MREC Conference Presentations on Other Rural Energy Issues (Cow Comfort, Farm Economics, Current Issues)

Presentations on Cow Comfort:

Presentations on Farm Economics:

Presentations on Current Farm Issues:

Older archived presentations concerning rural energy issues that do not fit into our other major categories: