The city of Waukee, the Nature Conservancy in Iowa, Waukee Aspiring Professional Experience (APEX) and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) are announcing Solarize Waukee, a new bulk solar group purchase program for businesses and residents anywhere within the Waukee Community School District boundaries, which includes Waukee and portions of West Des Moines, Clive and Urbandale. Interested members of the public can attend free “Solar Power Hours” educational sessions to be held over the next few months, to learn how solar energy works. Area residents and business owners can view session schedules and  receive updates by signing up at