Doug Shoemaker retired from Xcel Energy as a service and construction vehicle fleet manager. He is now an active MRES Board member, leading fundraising, organizing and planning the Minnesota Solar Tour, the Solar Boat Regatta, and many community events for MRES.
Outside of MRES, Doug's current volunteer projects include a solar thermal application and wind project with area schools, a solar roof initiative partnership, and a feasibility project for a photovoltaic installation. In 2009, Solar Today magazine, the publication of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), recognized Doug for the many renewable energy and community projects in which he’s been involved, from his key role at MRES as well as with over 20 other renewable energy related committees and task forces.
Read the whole story at: www.solartoday.org