Published: October 29, 2010
Tags: biomass, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Domtar Corp., Doyle, electricity, Glacier Hills, Joint Committee on Finance, Manthey, Menominee River, Neal Torney, paper mill, PSC, Public Service Commission, RENEW Wisconsin, Rothschild, Steffes, Vickerman, We Energies
By James Briggs The state Department of Natural Resources has agreed to buy 2,714 acres along the Wisconsin-Michigan border from We Energies. If approved by the Joint Committee on Finance, as well as Gov. Jim Doyle, the DNR‘s $3.25 million purchase will result in the Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area, the first new [...]
Published: July 28, 2010
Tags: blog, Fetters, Glacier Hills, Hot Topics, Ledge Wind Farm, Rothschild biomass plant, Stahl, West Butte Wind Power, wind farm
By Tom Fetters
Renewable energy developers slugging it out with residents over project plans could benefit by borrowing from the strategy used by Sarah Rankin Stahl and her dad, John.
Published: March 25, 2010
Tags: Columbia County, Edgerton Contractors, Glacier Hills, Glacier Hills Wind Park, Manthey, Michels Corp., The Boldt Co., turbines, We Energies, wind, wind energy
We Energies has selected three Wisconsin contractors to build the Glacier Hills Wind Park. The three contractors are The Boldt Co., Appleton; Michels Corp., Brownsville; and Edgerton Contractors Inc., Oak Creek. The project to build a wind farm in Columbia County is scheduled to begin in May or June. VISIT THE DAILY REPORTER’S PROJECT PROFILE [...]
By Paul Snyder Resistance from Columbia County landowners threatens We Energies’ attempt to build 90 turbines for the Glacier Hills Wind Park. Randolph resident Pete DeBoer, for instance, said the utility offered him $2,000 per year and a $5,000 bonus to a sign a contract waiving his right to sue if the sound from two [...]
Published: January 22, 2010
Tags: blog, Columbia County, electricity, energy, Glacier Hills, Hot Topics, PSC, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, renewable energy, We Energies, wind farm, Yovino
By Joe Yovino
In the near future, residents of northeast Columbia County could see a skyline inhabited with large windmill-looking things spinning in the distance.