Alliant Energy is moving ahead with plans to build 675 megawatts of solar power with six projects, an announcement that came just days after the utility said it will retire the Edgewater coal plant in Sheboygan.
Alliant Energy on Thursday announced plans to develop 1,000 megawatts of solar power in Wisconsin by the end of 2023, a move that comes on the heels of other large solar projects and would represent a major expansion of the state's solar capacity.
How does technology affect the cost of wind power? Advancements in technology — as well as the way new wind farms are built and operated — are making this renewable resource more economic for customers.
PROJECT NAME: West Riverside Energy Center ADDRESS: 1401 W B R Townline Road, Town of Beloit SIZE: 315-acre, 730-megawatt, natural-gas-fired generating station COST: $700 million START OF CONSTRUCTION: fall of 2016 ESTIMATED TIME OF COMPLETION: By end of 2019 OWNER: ...