Tips for your weekend at The Energy Fair, starting this FRIDAY!
Tips for your weekend at The Energy Fair, starting this FRIDAY!
The 28th Annual Energy Fair starts this FRIDAY!
June 16-18, 2017 - Custer, WI
We hope to see you this weekend for the nation's longest-running sustainable living and renewable energy event! 
Here are some tips to help plan your weekend:
•  Plan the workshops you'd like to attend. View the workshop line-up here.
•  Bring a reuseable water bottle (or purchase one at the MREA Marketplace), sunscreen &            comfortable shoes. See our Packing List here. 
•  Dads get in free on Fathers Day with child(ren). This is a family-friendly event!
•  Join our Facebook event for updates and tag #EF28, #TheEnergyFair and @TheEnergyFair in    your social media posts!
See the full event line-up in the Program Guide.
Printable PDF's are available!
Choose from 250+ Workshops

Connect with 200+ Exhibitors

Categories: Alternative Construction & Green Building * Bio-Mass Heating * Clean Transportation * Community Involvement & Activism * Educator * Energy Efficiency & Conservation * Financial * Photovoltaics (Solar Electric) * Professional Development * Rainbow's End * Solar Professional * Solar Thermal * Sustainable Farm & Garden * Sustainable Living * Wind Systems
Keynote Speakers
JB Straubel
Co-Founder, and CTO of Tesla
Sat, June 17, 6:00 p.m.
Erica Mackie
CEO and Co-Founder, GRID Alternatives
Friday, June 16, 1:00 p.m.
Jonathan Seaborn
Screening of 'Between Earth and Sky' Documentary, 
Friday, June 16, 7:00
Chris Holman
Owner-Operator at Nami Moon Farms
Saturday, June 17, 9:15 a.m.
Kari Lydersen
Journalist and Professor
Saturday, June 17 at 1:00 p.m.
Jason Edens
Director, Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL)
Sunday, June 18 at 1:00 p.m.
New this year:
Human-Powered Main Stage!
New this year, we're utilizing human power to energize our main stage for keynote speakers and live music! Volunteer to take a turn on the bikes to generate power!
Clean Transportation Show and Tesla Rally!
We've expanded the Clean Transportation show and installed 14 Level II chargers or our new ABB Terra 53 DC Fast Charger! On Saturday witness the largest gathering of Tesla Cars in the Midwest! 
Art Build Tent
NEW this year – Come to the Art Build Tent to create clean energy banners, signs, 3D objects, and eco-stencils! You’ll learn techniques for making art for environmental movements and get hands-on practice. Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative will lead four art build workshops Sat-Sun.  
Musical Guests
Davina & The Vagabonds
Friday, June 16 - 9:00 p.m.
Human-Powered Main Stage
Cory Chisel & Adriel Denae

Saturday, June 17 - 8:30 p.m.
Human-Powered Main Stage
Sloppy Joe
Saturday, June 17 - 10:00 p.m.
Human-Powered Main Stage
Food Highlights

Organic Valley Breakfast
On Saturday and Sunday, have a hearty breakfast of eggs, hash browns, sausage, yogurt, coffee, orange juice, tea, and more, hosted by Organic Valley, $5

Enjoy Organic Prairie, and TOFURKY brats; fresh coleslaw vegetables from Whitefeather Organics; coffee and orange juice donated by Colectivo Coffee, Emy J’sKickapoo Coffee, and Peace Coffee and tea from Rishi.
and don't forget... bring dad on Sunday!
Dads get in free on Sunday with child. Happy Father's Day! 
There are many fun family activities all weekend, so be sure to bring the whole family! Rainbow's End Kid's Tent

Camping + Hotels
Campsites are still available at the Back 40 Campground. You can purchase camping on our ticket order form. See a list of area hotels and accomodations here
Energy Fair Location
Midwest Renewable Energy Association 
ReNew the Earth Institute
7558 Deer Road
Custer, Wisconsin 54423
7 miles east of Stevens Point

Energy Fair Hours 
Friday, June 17         9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 18     9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 19        9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NEW Second Energy Fair in St. Paul, MN
Workshops and Exhibits are FREE!
Thursday, Sept. 8      (Solar Professional Day)
Friday, Sept. 9           9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10     9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thanks to our sponsors!
The Energy Fair is organized by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit. MREA promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration.
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