Developers of the only major wind farm project pending in Wisconsin are appealing a decision by state regulators to block construction plans.
Wisconsin regulators have approved an increase in electric and natural gas rates for utility customers in western Wisconsin.
Published: July 31, 2012
Tags: Barry McNulty, Bob Donovan, Brett Healy, Jeff Polenske, PSC, Public Service Commission, Rick Esenberg, Robert Bauman, streetcar, We Energies, Wisconsin Institute for Liberty and Law
Milwaukee planners are exploring an alternative streetcar route that would make it cheaper to move utilities for the contentious $64.6 million project.
The West Allis Common Council on Tuesday unanimously took a stand against the Milwaukee streetcar by voting in favor of a resolution opposing the project.
Xcel Energy is asking state regulators to increase its electric and gas rates in Wisconsin next year.
The Public Service Commission has cleared Wisconsin Power & Light to purchase the Riverside Energy Center power plant in the town of Beloit for $393 million.
Republicans in the state Senate won’t force state regulators to develop new siting rules for wind farms.
American Transmission Co. will be using helicopters to string wires on the new transmission poles along the Beltline in Monona.
Wisconsin regulators are defending a decision to cut renewable energy funding from a popular utilities program despite criticism from businesses around the state.
The wind power debate is muddled enough without a couple of ill-advised bills that have been introduced into the Wisconsin Legislature.