We Energies crews hope to determine the cause of an underground explosion that knocked out power in the area around the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee on Sunday.
Published: September 28, 2011
Tags: Brian Manthey, Bruce Ramme, coal, Dennis Grzezinski, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Menomonee Valley Power Plant, natural gas, power, power plant, PSC, Public Service Commission, Robert Bauman, We Energies
We Energies is taking the first step toward transforming its Menomonee Valley Power Plant from coal to natural gas, company officials said Wednesday.
Published: August 19, 2011
Tags: American Transmission Co., ATC, Brian Manthey, common council, Department of Public Works, DPW, Federal Transit Administration, FTA, Ghassan Korban, John Procario, Joint Committee on Downtown Streetcar Implementation, Milwaukee, Robert Bauman, Spaltholz, streetcar, Willie Hines
Milwaukee is on pace to issue a request for proposals by late fall for the city’s streetcar project, seeking what officials hope will be several potential plans for the $64.6 million, 2.1-mile line.
Published: July 18, 2011
Tags: Bob Donovan, Brian Manthey, Milwaukee, Nik Kovac, Rail, referendum, streetcar, tax-incremental financing, TIF, Tom Barrett, Transportation, W. Martin Morics, We Energies
By James Briggs A Milwaukee alderman on Monday called for a referendum to let voters advise Common Council members on whether the city should build a $64.6 million streetcar line. Calling financial projections for the project “rosy,” Alderman Bob Donovan said he has yet to hear from a single resident in his district who supports [...]
By Paul Snyder Neighbors irritated by We Energies’ continued search for Glacier Hills Wind Park easements have won the right to review changes to a project the state approved two months ago. “If they don’t need easements to build the project, then why are they still bothering nonparticipants?” said Friesland resident Gary Steinich. “We didn’t [...]
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org The Milwaukee Area Technical College needs more public money to realize its plan of building a 6-acre solar farm in Milwaukee. The college wants to build solar cells to replace a parking lot on a property known as the “blue hole,” which is north of the intersection of Capitol Drive and Humboldt [...]
Published: April 3, 2009
Tags: Alliant Energy Corp., Annual Energy Outlook 2009, Brian Manthey, coal, Demand and Integration Division, energy, Energy Information Administration, Michael Mellish, Paul Holtberg, power plant, Rob Crain, We Energies
Paul Snyder email@example.com A new federal energy study says it is unlikely many new coal-fired power plants will be built in the next 20 years. The end of coal? Not quite, say utility companies. â€œI think itâ€™s premature to go down that road,â€ said Rob Crain, spokesman for Alliant Energy Corp. â€œWeâ€™re still waiting to [...]