About the Podcast
The Rise Up podcast brings real-time, relevant energy and policy information to Midwest stakeholders. Episodes share opinions, recent news, engaging interviews, relevant resources, strategies, Midwest success stories, and actions you can take.
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Season 4 Episode 5 – Rural Renewable Energy and Transmission Projects
Rural Renewable Energy and Transmission ProjectsSubscribe:Host:Nick...
Season 4 Episode 4 – Electric Vehicles
Listen to Episode 5: Rural Renewable Energy and Transmission ProjectsElectric...
Season 4 Episode 3 – Building Energy Efficiency
Building Energy EfficiencySubscribe:Host:Nick Hylla, MREA Executive...
The Benefits of Solar Group Buy Programs
In episode three, MREA Executive Director Nick Hylla hosts Peter Murphy, the MREA’s Associate...
Kinship and Environmental Justice – Feat. Kyle Whyte and Hailey Johnson
How do kinship and knowledge sovereignty impact our lives, and what roles do they play in...
The Indigenous Kitchen & Return of the Fair – Feat. Sean Sherman and Celia Sweet
In season three of the Rise Up podcast, we’re pulling back the curtain and inviting you into the...
Energy Democracy – Featuring John Farrell
What does decentralized ownership of renewable energy really look like and why does it matter? We...
Get People Moving – Featuring Robert Blake
What can American's energy future look like with the country's 573 Tribal Nations taking a...
Back in the Game – Featuring Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes
What happens when a state task force spends the better part of a year developing policy...
Season 1 Episodes
Credit Where Credit is Due – Featuring Winneshiek Energy District’s Andy Johnson
A simple policy known as net energy metering, or net metering, has helped hundreds of thousands of...
Get Up and Try – Featuring Outrider Foundation’s Tia Nelson
How does a small kid from a small town make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of many...
TurmOil – Featuring Journalist Bethany McLean
The nation’s self-proclaimed industry of independence has never been more dependent. How can we...
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