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June 23, 2019
Erica Bjelland from RREAL in Backus (pictured third from left) was recently honored by the American Conservation Coalition as one of its first 30 under 30.
RREAL's Bjelland makes national 30 Under 30 list
22 hours 34 min ago
June 12, 2019
The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance recently completed a project to install solar arrays at four central Minnesota schools and colleges. Submitted photo
RREAL wraps up central Minn. Solar for Schools installations and adds native vegetation
June 12, 2019 - 10:00am
After 20 years, Edens to resign from RREAL
May 12, 2019 - 8:30am
April 11, 2019
RREAL solar installation crews worked through the snowy winter to install solar panels on the roof of Pequot Lakes High School.play button
SOLAR SAVINGS: Superintendents say savings may be higher than estimated
April 11, 2019 - 4:00am
March 27, 2019
RReal Solar celebrates the finished installation of a 1.14 million kWh solar array for the Pine River-Backus School District. The solar array is the largest school installation in central Minnesota, according to the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance. Submitted photo
Pine River-Backus School: School to highlight solar program
March 27, 2019 - 4:00am
February 4, 2019
PR-B School District now home to large solar array
February 4, 2019 - 7:00am
December 27, 2018
State commission recommends funding for solar power project
December 27, 2018 - 7:30am
November 12, 2018
The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, or RREAL, is working with Southeast Vermont Community Action to use solar energy to ensure that people can stay warm during the long New England winter. Submitted photo
Local solar nonprofit seeks to innovate energy assistance
November 12, 2018 - 9:00am
October 27, 2018
Cris Winch, Luke Edwards and Anthony Fair of RREAL install a solar panel at Pine River-Backus School. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Solar array going up at Pine River-Backus School
October 27, 2018 - 4:00am
October 22, 2018
Jordan Morgan (left) and Ryan Streitz are working with the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance in Backus to develop ways to incorporate solar energy into Habitat for Humanity homes. Submitted photo
RREAL, Humphrey School students team up for 'Solar for Humanity'
October 22, 2018 - 8:00am
October 12, 2018
Jordan Morgan (left) and Ryan Streitz are working with the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance in Backus to develop ways to incorporate solar energy into Habitat for Humanity homes. Submitted photo
Humphrey School students and RREAL team up for 'Solar for Humanity'
October 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 19, 2018
RREAL to host sustainability tour
September 19, 2018 - 9:30am
August 26, 2018
RREAL gets two new VISTAS
August 26, 2018 - 9:30am
August 22, 2018
The 3.9-kilowatt array installed by RREAL will save the Jensens more than $600 in energy bills every year and offset 2 tons of coal going into the air, lakes and land, a news release stated. Submitted photo
Backus solar organization teams up with Habitat for Humanity
August 22, 2018 - 2:00am
April 10, 2018
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance team members gather in front of the Community Solar for Community Action solar project. Submitted photo
RREAL, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe win award for clean energy efforts
April 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
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