Spring 2016
Education Trends
MGE Solar in Schools Partnership

MGE Solar in Schools Partnership

In 2001, MGE donated the largest solar electric systems ever installed on area high schools. A total of 10 Madison-area high schools received solar arrays as part of the MGE Solar in Schools program, a technology-based education partnership that demonstrates how renewable energy can play a significant role in producing clean energy.

Read more about Solar in Schools here.

 

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2016 Earth Day classroom fun book and video contest

Plans are underway for publishing the new MGE 2016 Earth Day Fun Book. Geared for grade 4-8 students, the Fun Book is a 23-page activities and information book with local stories.

Read more about 2016 Earth Day Fun Book and how to order.

Energy 2030 framework

Energy 2030 framework

At MGE, we launched unprecedented community engagement last year. We asked our customers to think about issues surrounding providing electricity to our community.

Read more about the Energy 2030 framework.

Electric vehicle charging program

Electric vehicle charging program

Despite the recent drop in gasoline prices, there is increased local interest in electric vehicles (EV) and expanding the network of EV charging stations both at area workplaces, public parking lots and multifamily buildings.

Read more about the MGE EV program and web resources.

MGE's Blount Station: Changing landscapes

MGE's Blount Station: Changing landscapes

Driving down East Washington Avenue in Madison from the state capitol, you can't miss the four tall stacks that sit atop the MGE Blount Generating Station on East Main Street.

Read more about the history of MGE Blount Generating Station.

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Win a party for your classroom

Win a party for your classroom

Make a Difference on Earth Day. Enter our video contest for Grades 4-8. Students could win a party worth up to $500 for their classroom.

Enter here.

KEEP Summer STEM workshop

KEEP Summer STEM workshop

The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) will offer a new STEM course at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Monona, Wis., for grade 6-12 teachers.

Read more about KEEP STEM course.

Put MaGicEnergy in your school

Put MaGicEnergy in your school

Why not put a little magic, that is MaGicEnergy in your school to celebrate spring! If you are looking for a fun and interactive "live" energy and environment program for your school, act quickly to schedule MGE's MaGicEnergy show.

Read more about MaGicEnergy.

2016 STEM Educator Solar Institute

2016 STEM Educator Solar Institute

Are you a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) instructor interested in teaching solar principles in effective, engaging ways in your classroom?

Read more about STEM.