Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology Center (MARET)
- Foster learning for alternative energy, preparing students for the workforce and further education
- Provide research opportunities and hands-on application for students
- Promote renewable and alternative energy awareness and education
- Cultivate relationships with alternative energy partners and educational stakeholders
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
- Encourage sustainability through efficient design and conservation
- Advocate for alternative and renewable energies
Following decades of success in solar energy projects, the Missouri Legislature designated Crowder College in 1992 as the State’s renewable energy education center. The resulting Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology (MARET) Center is recognized internationally for its contributions to the energy field.
The mission of the MARET Center is to expand renewable energy throughout the region with education, applied research, and economic development. Educational programs include certification and transfer degrees encompassing green construction, solar thermal energy, solar electricity, and wind.
Crowder College & Drury University teamed up to compete in the 2015 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The once in a lifetime student-driven competition was an experience many cannot even imagine. Find out more about the team’s experience at: ShetlerR3
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