Midwest Rural Energy Council

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The Midwest Rural Energy Council is a cooperative effort between Extension programs at the University of Wisconsin, University of Minnesota, South Dakota State University and Iowa State University, and farm programs of member electric power suppliers in these states.  Our 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.

HIGHLIGHTS

2021 STRAY VOLTAGE COURSES CANCELLED

The 2021 Stray Voltage courses: Introduction to Stray Voltage, Stray Voltage Testing, and Advanced Stray Voltage Investigation have been cancelled due to due to the surging COVID Delta variant. We are working to re-schedule these courses for the Spring of 2022. Please stay tuned for updates!

TAKE NOTE OF OUR NEW EMAIL ADDRESS:

mrec@cals.wisc.edu

SAVE THE DATE

  • Annual MREC Conference 2022: Feb 9 – 11, 2022

Visit our events page to find more details

Archives of other previous conference brochures and conference presentations are here.

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@cals.wisc.edu. Also, if you have comments or problems with the website please send us an email.