Sponsorship helps make The Energy Fair the largest and longest running event of its kind in the nation. Because of sponsor support, we’re able to keep admission rates low and attract over 13,000 sustainability-minded people.
Alliant Energy Corporation is a Midwest U.S. energy company primarily engaged in electric generation and the distribution of electricity and natural gas. Our mission is to deliver the energy solutions and exceptional service that our customers and communities count on safely, efficiently, and responsibly.
Published bi-monthly since 1987, Home Power is the premiere information resource for renewable energy and sustainable living technologies. Fun fact, after reading a call to action in Home Power magazine, a group of friends organized the first annual Energy Fair and here we are 29 years later! Find Home Power magazines next to Energy Fair Program Guides near Front Gate.
The mission of the Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools (CROPP) is to create and operate a marketing cooperative that promotes regional farm diversity and economic stability by the means of organic agricultural methods and the sale of certified organic products.
Currently, Central Waters Brewing Company services over 200 retail locations in Central Wisconsin, and has expanded its product line to include 18 beer styles. CWBC continues to build the solid reputation of producing the finest quality beers in Central Wisconsin.
Energy Fair Booth A9 to A10 – Dairyland provides wholesale electricity to 25 member distribution cooperatives in four states (WI, MN, IA, IL). In turn, these Touchstone Energy Cooperatives meet the electricity needs of more than half a million people. Dairyland’s renewable generation resources include hydro, wind, landfill gas, biomass, animal waste, and solar.
Energy Fair Booth X21 to X23 – NWRE is central Wisconsin’s most trusted renewable energy solution provider, specializing in the design and installation of solar electric and solar+storage systems. All told, the North Wind team brings over 75 years of in-house experience in design, installation, assessment, project management, consulting and service.
Energy Fair Booth X29 to X30 – Panasonic is celebrating its 100th year as the leader in consumer electronics, business solutions, and industrial components. Panasonic has been a pioneer in the solar business for 40 years. We have been producing increasingly higher efficiency and the highest quality solar panels HIT® for 20 years. Panasonic’s century of experience is the foundation we build upon to fulfill our goal of providing technically innovative, durable, efficient, and high performance products to our customers worldwide.
Energy Fair Location at PV Systems Tent – We are a full service solar electrical contractor providing grid-tied, standalone, and a wide variety of solar electric systems in WI. I personally have 37 years of experience in this field. We are also a factory authorized service center for Schneider Electric inverters.
The Brookby Foundation seeks to promote community wellbeing, primarily by supporting endeavors that advance artistic and scientific literacy, with a special interest in those that protect or improve the environment.
Energy Fair Booth A4 –Werner Electric Supply’s Clean Energy Experts offer you the solutions to go clean and green for EV Charging Stations and PV Solar Systems in Wisconsin, UP of Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana markets. Our services include design assistance for grid tie, off-grid, and hybrid systems. We can help you with energy production calculations and comparisons, clean energy project coordination from beginning to end, and hybrid system designs which provide the best solution and cost savings for your application.
Delivers on solution, supply, and support to be our customers’ competitive advantage. Provide customers with premier products and services serving multiple markets: renewable energy, commercial, contractor, industrial, OEM, institutional, and system integrator. Established in 1920, serves Minnesota, northeast Iowa, and western Wisconsin. We are staffed with NABCEP certified specialists to meet our customers’ needs.
WPPI Energy is a regional power company serving 51 consumer-owned electric utilities. Through WPPI Energy, these public power utilities share resources and own generation facilities to provide reliable, affordable electricity to more than 200,000 homes and businesses in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan, and Iowa.
CED Greentech is the nation’s leading solar equipment distributor. With nearly 40 locations nationwide, CED Greentech has an extensive on-site inventory featuring products from the solar and electrical industry’s top manufacturers. Whether it’s a residential or commercial project, our goal is to provide our customers with the tools to design, finance, sell, and install solar PV and energy storage solutions in an efficient, cost-effective manner.
Energy Fair Booth A2 –A semester school for high school juniors and advanced sophomores focused on environmental stewardship and outdoor education. Scholarships are offered to all qualified students interested in an experiential curriculum immersed in environmental history, nature literature, and the science of conservation, while still continuing their required academic studies.
Constellation, an Exelon company, is a leading competitive energy company providing power, natural gas, renewable energy, and energy management products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States.
Energy Fair Booth A28-29 –Focus on Energy is Wisconsin utilities’ statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource program. Since 2001, the program has worked with eligible Wisconsin residents and businesses to install cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
Mid-State Technical College offers an associate degree as a Renewable Energy Technician. Apply today at mstc.edu.
The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) offers entry level knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. Raising industry standards and promoting consumer confidence, NABCEP is known as the “gold standard” for PV and Solar Heating Installation and PV Technical Sales Certifications.
Nature’s Pathways Magazine is a community-based monthly print and online magazine with a circulation of 15,000+ distributed at over 430 locations in Northeast Wisconsin that connects readers to local businesses. We provide relevant information on sustainability, green living, healthy recipes, personal wellness and more.
In 1900 NECA Chicago & IBEW Local 134 formed a cooperative effort between Labor and Management to meet all electrical construction needs for customers. We are a community of qualified contractors employing highly trained union electricians in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. We are your complete energy solutions provider.
Poly-Tex has been providing canopy systems for over 30 years to our original market—the passive solar greenhouse industry. We have provided greenhouse canopy systems nationwide, including large systems in excess of five acres and are now extending our designs to address solar canopy systems.
SunJack® is a portable solar panel that rapidly charges and powers any USB device with up to 5V/2A of current. Each SunJack® comes complete with a lithium-polymer battery that provides USB power under conditions with little or no sunlight.
Sunrun is the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, now serving Wisconsin! Sunrun helps homeowners get solar energy that is perfect for their home and lifestyle, simply and quickly. Learn more at sunrun.com.
Energy Fair U.S. Solar Mounts Demo – U.S. Solar Mounts designs high-quality racking systems and solar lake aerators that are used by installers nationwide. The Adjustable Ground Mount System has been in use for years in every corner of the country and has a proven track record of durability. Thoughtful engineering goes into every product created by U.S. Solar Mounts, saving you time and money on each install. Every system is completely built in the USA.
The Wisconsin Distributed Resources Collaborative, Inc. (WIDRC) is a voluntary collaborative committed to facilitating and promoting the successful deployment of economic, efficient and environmentally responsible distributed resources in Wisconsin.
For 100 years, Wisconsin Public Radio has served the people of Wisconsin with quality news, music, talk and entertainment. On air, online and in the community, we work for Wisconsin. Listen, learn more and donate at wpr.org. WPR is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension.
American Transmission Co. owns and operates high-voltage electric transmission systems that provide the pathway for power into communities.
Arch Electric is commonly recognized throughout the Midwest as a leader in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency industry. The company’s accomplishments and employees’ credentials are only possible because of our great customers.
Control your heating costs with an outdoor furnace from Central Boiler, North America’s largest manufacturer of outdoor furnaces. Models include the E-Classic, Classic Edge, Classic outdoor wood furnaces, and the Maxim outdoor pellet furnaces.
Established in 1929, Charnecke Tents, Inc. is a tent manufacturing and rental company. We understand the needs of the rental business and your customers.
Design and construction of high performance homes. Specializing in passive solar design, sustainable materials, and superior craftsmanship. Installation and design of Masonry Heaters.
We are a family-scale enterprise situated near the scenic Kickapoo River in the Driftless region of southwest Wisconsin. In our search for the perfect roast, we team up with small-scale farmers who share our vision for quality. As these partnerships deepen over time, our farmer partners earn additional income while our coffees get sweeter and more delicious.
OutBack Power technologies is the premier designer, developer and seller of off-grid and grid hybrid power electronics and balance of system components, for renewable energy and other power systems. Known for Grid/Hybrid systems (both off-grid independence and grid-tied savings) and for developing industry-renowned technologies, OutBack Power has decades of pioneering experience perfecting industry-standard innovations including pure-sine wave inverters and maximum power-point tracking (MPPT) charge controllers.
Raw Rev spreads mindful, healthy eating. The power is in the ingredients; fruits, nuts, and seeds infused with raw superfoods. You deserve a delicious and uplifting eating experience that lets you feel your best. Empower yourself. Embrace your revolution. Our commitment to using only organic ingredients means that the consumer, farmers, and land are not exposed to toxic chemicals or Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)…the food remains as nature intended for maximum nutritional value. Use promo code “Dorathea” at www.rawrev.com for 20% off your entire purchase of bars!
Energy Fair Booth B6 – The Sierra Club is an advocacy organization that supports environmental stewardship and renewable energy and energy efficiency. Our booth will contain educational materials about energy and other environmental issues in Wisconsin.
Xcel Energy provides the energy that powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern states. The number one clean energy provider in Wisconsin, we offers our customers a variety of renewable energy options to choose from including Solar*Connect CommunitySM and Windsource®.
Colectivo Coffee has been hand roasting its Session Coffees™ in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for more than 20 years, under the careful guidance of the company’s three original owners. Since 1993, we at Colectivo have maintained our commitment to creating unique retail environments, providing strong community support, and minimizing our environmental footprint. We value creativity, innovation, and craftsmanship, and are proud to provide remarkable experiences through our people and with our products.
Our company educates customers on basic septic system maintenance and how to avoid costly repairs and potentially unsafe septic failures. They service septic systems and rent portable restrooms. Did you know that portable restrooms save 125 million gallons of fresh water everyday?
Current Electric is licensed, insured, bonded, and a NABCEP certified solar installer with over a decade of solar energy installation experience. We have completed hundreds of solar installations over the past decade for a variety of customers, including residential, commercial, industrial, manufacturing, churches, educational, agriculture, and non-profit.
Madison College is a national leader having offered coursework and academic certificates in renewable energy for over 15 years. The college’s Center for Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education (CREATE) is funded by the National Science Foundation to advance the field of renewable energy by supporting two-year college renewable energy programs nationwide. Madison College is currently constructing a 1.4 MW solar photovoltaic system that will be the largest rooftop solar installation in the State of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee Shines, the City of Milwaukee’s solar program, works to expand solar energy use through a comprehensive, citywide approach. Milwaukee Shines helps create cleaner air for our community and helps reduce energy costs for the City and the community at large. Milwaukee Shines is a project of the City’s Environmental Collaboration Office, and collaborates with community partners to build a clean energy future for Milwaukee. For more information, please visit: milwaukeeshines.com.
Quality + Craft + Creativity. Offbeat Press is a full-scale screen printing shop and design office specializing in quality apparel, creative design and illustration. Experience the difference with soft and beautiful prints, comfy apparel and eco-friendly options from a certified green business.
Peace Coffee is on a mission to craft a delicious coffee experience in collaboration with communities around the globe. We strive to make the world a better place one cup at a time and have fun while doing it! Proudly roasting, pedaling & brewing outstanding fair trade & organic coffee from the heart of Minneapolis since 1996.
The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE) provides leadership and resources to advance education for sustainable human and natural communities. The WCEE is part of the College of Natural Resources (CNR) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, which is widely regarded as the nation’s leading undergraduate natural resource program.
Based in forward-thinking Madison, Wisconsin, WECC is a national leader in the design and implementation of innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. WECC partners with utilities, local and state governments, regulatory agencies, and other organizations to provide cost-effective solutions that help both consumers and businesses save energy and money. Founded in 1980, with over 35 years of experience pioneering energy efficiency, WECC is an established and trusted trailblazer in the industry.
Founded in 1954, The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation’s largest and most established community of solar professionals and enthusiasts dedicated to enabling a 100% renewable energy society in the United States.
High-Speed Fiber Optic Internet and the hometown touch are our calling cards. You might recognize us as the Internet Company in Amherst with the solar array on our roof. We have had a blast keeping up with the times, which is why we are the most prominent Internet, Telephone & TV provider in Eastern Portage County. The magic ingredient? -We listen to our customers. And having the fastest affordable internet around sure helps.
The Central Rivers Farmshed, Inc (known to most as Farmshed) represents all aspects of the food system whose members are committed to making Central Wisconsin a renowned, local food community. Farmshed is made up of people who care about local food, the environment, and community. They share concerns about the current food system, are willing to take action, are motivated to change the way we relate to our food, and are working hard to connect the dots so that everyone knows where their food comes from.
Co-sponsor of The Energy Fair Breastfeeding Tent – CWHF is a diverse group of holistic moms, dads, children, and others from throughout Central Wisconsin and welcomes all area individuals with an interest in holistic health and green living.
Delta Dental of Wisconsin has offered benefit services, claims processing, plan administration, and award-winning service to employers throughout Wisconsin for over 50 years. More than 1.8 million subscribers and their family members trust Delta Dental with their insurance needs. The largest dentist networks, wellness-focused plan options, and personalized service are just some of the reasons we are Wisconsin’s No. 1 Dental Plan.
MacroBars™ are cold-pressed, nut-butter based nutrition bars that offer a chewy and filling experience. Made from simple, clean ingredients, all MacroBars™ are certified vegan, gluten-free, organic, R.A.W., C.L.E.A.N., kosher and non-GMO project verified.
As an independent community bank, we are owned and operated by people from the community . . . you can find them in church, in the grocery store, and at the PTO meeting. Our employees are active in our community and volunteer time for local organizations, events, and fundraisers. Since we were founded in 1893, we’ve had the same name, we’ve been at the same location, and we’ve continued to use the same guiding principles when making business decisions.
Midwest Energy News, launched in 2010, is a non-profit news site dedicated to keeping stakeholders, policymakers, and citizens informed of the important changes taking place as the Midwest shifts from fossil fuels to a clean energy system.
Each month Natural Awakenings magazines across the country take a practical look at the latest natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living.
Co-sponsor of The Energy Fair Breastfeeding Tent – The PCBC promotes and supports breastfeeding. If you are a mom or family member in need of guidance or support, or a business who would like to better serve your employees, please contact the PCBFC.
Riesterer & Schnell, a progressive John Deere dealership, has proudly been serving Wisconsin communities since 1931. Because you are committed to your land, we are determined to provide you with the very best in equipment and service. Our specialties are tractors, farming equipment, lawn care equipment, and riding lawnmowers.
Save the date for April 15-16, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza – Bloomington, MN. From its “cozy” first conference in 2005 with only 42 participants, the Small Wind Conference has grown into an internationally recognized and highly regarded networking opportunity for everyone who’s anyone in small wind. Manufacturers, installers, distributors, site assessors, policy makers, advocates, educators, and other wind energy professionals attend the conference to keep up to date on the industry, improve their knowledge, and share their experiences.
The Progressive magazine is a voice for peace, social justice, and the common good. It stands against militarism and the concentration of power in corporate hands, championing grassroots democracy, peace, social and economic justice, civil liberties, human rights, a preserved environment, and a reinvigorated democracy. Its bedrock values are nonviolence and freedom of speech.
Students will be prepared to become stewards of the earth, graduating with the skills to create and change the world around them. TRCCS’s curriculum is inspired by Waldorf and Environmental education and offers a collaborative and non-competitive learning environment that integrates the arts and offers hands-on experiences for Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Wisconsin Farmers Union is a member-driven organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for family farmers and rural communities through education, cooperation and legislation. Through its Solar Powered Farms (SPF) partnership, WFU is striving to make on-farm solar attainable. Farmers Union Camp & Youth activities focus on cooperatives, leadership and sustainability.