Published: April 23, 2013
Tags: Alliant Energy, Clean Air Act, coal, Dairyland Power Cooperative, EPA, Madison Gas & Electric, pollution, power, Sierra Club, We Energies, Wisconsin Power & Light, Wisconsin Public Service
Wisconsin utilities have agreed to spend more than $1 billion to clean up aging coal-fired power plants under a settlement with federal regulators announced Monday.
Published: October 22, 2012
Tags: Dominion Resources, energy, Kewaunee Power Station, nuclear power, Scott Walker, Wisconsin Power & Light, Wisconsin Public Service Corp.
Dominion Resources Inc. said Monday that it plans to close and decommission its Kewaunee Power Station in Wisconsin after it was unable to find a buyer for the nuclear power plant.
Published: August 2, 2012
Tags: Montfort Energy Center, We Energies, wind farm, Wisconsin Energy, Wisconsin Power & Light
Wisconsin Energy Corp. is buying a wind farm from Florida’s NextEra Energy Resources Inc. for $27 million.
Published: July 11, 2012
Tags: Citizens' Utility Board, PSC, wind farm, Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group, Wisconsin Power & Light, Wisconsin Public Service Commission
Wisconsin regulators properly approved a Madison-based utility’s plan to build a wind farm in southern Minnesota, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a decision that dramatically lightens the regulatory burden for utilities’ out-of-state projects.
Published: April 8, 2012
Tags: Alliant Energy, power plant, PSC, Public Service Commission, Wisconsin Power & Light
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.
Published: December 15, 2011
Tags: PSC, Public Service Commission, wind farm, Wisconsin Power & Light
The state Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Wisconsin regulators properly approved a huge wind farm in southern Minnesota.
Published: April 28, 2011
Tags: Dominion Resources, Kewaunee power plant, nuclear, power plant, Wisconsin Power & Light, Wisconsin Public Service Corp.
KEWAUNEE, Wis. (AP) — Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. said Thursday it will sell the Kewaunee nuclear power plant. In a conference call with investors on first-quarter earnings, Dominion CEO Thomas Farrell II said the company’s 2005 purchase of the Kewaunee plant was part of a strategic plan to acquire additional plants and “build a [...]
Published: July 6, 2010
Tags: Alliant Energy, Citizens' Utility Board, CUB, electric, lawsuit, PSC, Public Service Commission, Wisconsin Power & Light, WPL
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A utility consumers group has filed a lawsuit against state regulators challenging a June decision to permit Wisconsin Power & Light to give industrial customers discounts on electric rates. The Citizens Utility Board complains the discounts could drive up rates for residential customers to make up the difference. Officials at the [...]
By Paul Snyder A lawsuit over Wisconsin’s approval of a Minnesota wind farm threatens to delay the construction start and drive up the project cost. “At this point, we anticipate construction will begin this spring, so we hope the case plays out in a timely manner,” said Steven Schultz, spokesman for Alliant Energy, the utility [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State regulators have approved higher electric and natural gas rates for Wisconsin Power & Light customers. The Public Service Commission approved a $60 million increase in electric rates. That will translate to about $6.10 more a month for the typical residential customer. The commission also raised WP&L’s gas rates by about [...]
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