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Glacier Hills Wind Park

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Recent Stories

Legislative winds could blow business to Illinois

As Gov. Scott Walker invites Illinois companies to “escape to Wisconsin,” an Illinois nonprofit organization is predicting a mass exodus of wind energy business from the Badger state.

State proposes new wind farm regulations (VIDEO)

Gov. Scott Walker has released a bill that would dramatically increase property setback requirements for wind turbines.

Dissent delays wind council’s progress

Deadline pressure and 100 amendments are cracking the unity of the states Wind Siting Council as it strives to agree on turbine placement standards.

We Energies picks builders for Glacier Hills

We Energies has selected three Wisconsin contractors to build the Glacier Hills Wind Park. The utility selected The Boldt Co., Appleton; Michels Corp., Brownsville; and Edgerton Contractors Inc., Oak Creek to build the park.

Other Stories

Wind farm plans threaten radar

Glacier Hills Wind Park easement search angers neighbors

Landowners resist Glacier Hills Wind Park waivers

Holland backs hollow wind farm moratorium

E Wind gets approval for 18-turbine project

Making a connection: Wind transmission grid weakens west of Wisconsin

PSC approves Glacier Hills without Invenergy agreement

PSC set to vote on Glacier Hills

Invenergy seeks wind farm money from We Energies

Columbia County wind farm still faces three rounds of PSC public hearings

PSC to hold Glacier Farms public hearings

PSC issues final environmental impact statement for Glacier Hills Wind Park

Lawmakers question renewable energy goals

PSC releases wind farm environmental report

Randolph & Scott Townships/Wind Turbines

Hot Topics Blogs

Diversity and consensus? That’s a bunch of hot wind

Members of the state’s Wind Siting Council are struggling to come up with suggestions for the state Public Service Commission by next month on turbine placement for small wind farms.

Wind farm not just a lot of hot air

In the near future, residents of northeast Columbia County could see a skyline inhabited with large windmill-looking things spinning in the distance.

The way the wind blows

It’s hard to think of anybody being surprised by We Energies’ approval Monday to build the Glacier Hills Wind Park in Columbia County.

External Resources

We Energies Project Page

Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity application (PDF)

Final Environmental Impact Statement from PSC (PDF)

Proposed Site Layout of Glacier Hills (PDF)

Proposed wind farms in Wisconsin (PDF courtesy of RENEW Wisconsin)

Wind Farms around the country

Wind war in Union County

View from around the state: Remove roadblock for wind farms