Midwest Energy Research Consortium

Our Vision is to make the Midwest Region the Leader in Energy, Power & Control

The Midwest Energy Research Consortium is focused on the growth and economic competitiveness of the Energy, Power & Control Industry cluster across the Midwest Region; consisting of the states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

M-WERC will help drive the Midwest Region and the United States to be energy independent based on usage of innovative solutions tied to energy related activities such as; generation, transmission, distribution, storage, automation, power conversion and energy efficiency / conservation.

M-WERC is actively expanding beyond Wisconsin by adding companies and expanding partnering activities in the other states within the Midwest Region that complement the academic and industry capabilities of our membership. Industry participants who share our goals and passion for growing the EPC industry should join us in contributing to the creation of a new and better energy future for our region and our country.

A Unique Approach

  • We combine Industry and the power of leading Midwest Engineering Research Universities and Technical Colleges to provide cutting-edge consulting, research, workforce development and industry expansion.
  • We harness our leading University and Technical College resources to support our member companies, develop new companies and expand the Midwest Region's Energy, Power and Control (EPC) Industry.

We Are Working on the Future of Energy, Power & Control

The EPC Industry Cluster

The Energy, Power and Control Industry Cluster is comprised of all the industry participants that create and provide technology, components, products, systems, solutions or services tied to serving major energy, power and control segments. 

Research and Technology Focus

  • Distributed Energy Resources & Systems
  • Building Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Storage
  • Biofuels
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy-Water Nexus

What's New @MWERC

Focus Areas

Market Roadmaps

WERCBench Labs

Technology Innovation

Featured Member of M-WERC

M-WERC is happy to have Tetra Tech as one of it's newest members. Tetra Tech MA, Inc. provides leadership in energy efficiency and demand response program evaluation, as well as engineering, program management, and construction management services. For 30 years, Tetra Tech has leveraged their consulting and data analytics expertise across a variety of sectors including energy, water, transportation, aviation, resource management, and international development.

Since 1966, Tetra Tech has been Leading with Science® to address their clients’ most complex needs. Their mission is to be the premier worldwide consulting and engineering firm. Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

Tetra Tech has been active in the Energy Water Nexus Roadmap and Working Group.

M-WERC is glad to work with such a worldwide innovator and look forward to continuing a relationship that fosters growth in the energy, power, and controls community for years to come.

Leading EPC Organizations Support M-WERC


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