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.Read More »
By Marie Rohde Gundersen Lutheran Health Care System in La Crosse won initial approval for a $10 million Minnesota wind farm, the latest step toward energy independence by 2014. The project will be on a private farm near Lewiston, Minn. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin on Tuesday granted Alliant Energy initial approval for an estimated $150 million upgrade at its Edgewater power plant in Sheboygan. Alliant still needs a written order from the PSC to proceed with the project, ...Read More »
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 ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Alliant Energy officials have activated a massive wind farm in Iowa. According to the utility, the $400 million-plus Whispering Willow Wind Farm-East in Franklin County is capable of generating up to 200 megawatts of emissions-free energy, ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Lawmakers, unions and utilities agree they want Wisconsin’s renewable energy goals to create more jobs in the state. But the common ground crumbles when the sides consider ways to make sure that happens. Utilities want trust. Lawmakers ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Winter’s first major snow storm has knocked out power to thousands of people across the state. Alliant Energy officials said the storm cut power to about 22,000 people in southern Wisconsin. The lights were still off ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan email@example.com The Sierra Club’s campaign to challenge coal plants scored another victory in Wisconsin when the federal government wiped out a permit for the Columbia Generating Station. In this case, what’s good for the Sierra Club is ...Read More »