Thank you to our Rise Up sponsors.

Sponsor support of the Rise Up campaign stabilizes and grows clean energy and energy efficiency markets in the Midwest by:


If you would like to stand out as a thoughtful leader and support lasting change, please consider becoming a sponsor of the Rise Up movement. Contact Gina Miresse at ginam@midwestrenew.org to learn more.


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.

Light Speed from Speed Solar Inc. is a patented PV module installation system that allows more light to reach the backside of a Bi-facial module, maximizing the albedo effect and power output.  Speed Solar specializes in Bi-facial east-west and south facing PV arrays for ground and roof mounting installations.


From the Midwest and beyond, the Energy News Network provides daily updates on the transition to a clean energy economy. Sign up for any of our free daily regional newsletters at energynews.us.

Northwind Solar is central Wisconsin’s most trusted and renewable energy solution provider, specializing in the design and installation of solar electric systems for residential, commercial, agricultural, and governmental customers.


The Couillard Solar Foundation’s mission is to serve other non-profits by providing education and financial support for expanding the usage of solar energy and other technologies that will displace fossil fuels. We believe the best way to stop burning fossil fuels is to provide the alternative: clean, renewable energy.

Gimme Shelter Construction specializes in the design and construction of high performance homes. Specializing in passive solar design, sustainable materials, and superior craftsmanship. Installation and design of Masonry Heaters.

RENEW Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization that promotes renewable energy in Wisconsin. We work on policies and programs that expand solar power, wind power, biogas, local hydropower, geothermal energy, and electric vehicles.  Since 1991 we have been a champion for clean energy solutions in the Badger State.


At CoVantage, we’re not just passionate about providing great financial services, we’re also passionate about supporting the Wisconsin and Michigan communities we serve. We contribute thousands of dollars and provide hands-on support to organizations that assist residents facing financial challenges and improve the quality of life and long-term viability of our communities, through our CoVantage Cares Foundation.

Full Spectrum Solar offers turn-key installation of solar electric systems for businesses, homeowners, public authorities, and community organizations. With over 50 years of combined experience, we can design and install solar electric systems of any size.

Photovoltaics Systems, LLC is a full service solar electrical contractor providing grid-tied, standalone, and a wide variety of solar electric systems in WI. Owner Jim Kerbel has 38 years of experience in this field. They are also a factory authorized service center for Schneider Electric inverters.


Appleton Solar is a family owned and operated solar electric installation company located in Appleton, WI. Created in 2008, we help homeowners and businesses in NE Wisconsin become solar powered and charge their electric vehicles.

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.

The Farley Center is an environmental and social justice organization with organic farms and apiary. We work with a wide variety of groups to further our mission. The Natural Path Sanctuary is a natural/green 25 acre cemetery.


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.

Specializing in energy efficiency, Precision Glass & Door carries the full line of Energy Star Certified Minnkota and ProVia replacement windows and entry doors for new construction or home remodeling projects.

contact us!

Address: 7558 Deer Rd, Custer, WI 54423
Email: info@riseupmidwest.org
Phone: 715-592-6595

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration.