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May 14, 2014

Boldt battles tight sight for biomass plant

We Energies – Domtar Biomass-Fueled Cogeneration Facility Construction crews worked next to an operating paper mill for 2 ½ years to build the state’s largest biomass power plant. The $269 […]

Nov 12, 2013

New Wis. power plant burns wood, sawdust

A new power plant that burns wood and sawdust is now producing power at Domtar Corp.'s paper mill in north-central Wisconsin, We Energies said Monday.

Jun 5, 2013

Biomass power plant settles pollution violations

The operator of a biomass power plant on the Mississippi River in Cassville will pay $150,000 to settle air pollution violations.

Apr 8, 2013

Biomass plant on track to generate power late 2013

A $250 million biomass plant in central Wisconsin is on track to begin generating power late this year.

Sep 14, 2012

House votes to end energy loan guarantee program

Republicans on Friday pushed a bill through the House shining a campaign-season light on the most conspicuous failure of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus package. The bill would phase out federal loan guarantees like those that went to the now-bankrupt solar power company Solyndra LLC and left taxpayers on the hook for more than $500 million.

Jul 12, 2012

Energy secretary Chu visits state Thursday

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu plans to tour a wind turbine manufacturer in Milwaukee and a biomass research center on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on Thursday.

Jan 1, 2012

Work abundant for Merrill Iron & Steel

At Merrill Iron & Steel, the recession seems to be fading quickly into history.

May 24, 2011

UW power plant savings in question

By James Briggs When Gov. Scott Walker axed a biomass boiler from a planned $251 million renovation of Madison’s Charter Street Heating Plant, the governor announced savings of $100 million […]

May 12, 2011

PSC approves construction of biomass plant in Rothschild

By Joe Yovino We Energies won final approval from state regulators Thursday to build a $255 million biomass power plant on the site of a paper mill in Rothschild. But […]

Jan 28, 2011

Democrats’ plans die under Walker

By Matt Pommer “Escape to Illinois!” proclaims the Illinois Wind Energy Association in the wake of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed new rules on wind turbine siting. Walker is asking […]

Jan 21, 2011

Walker rejects biomass boiler for power plant

By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker scrapped plans Thursday to convert a power plant to run on natural fuels such as wood chips and paper […]

Dec 6, 2010

View from around the state: Concerns about gasification project should be made public

An Oneida Seven Generations Corp. renewable energy project has faced resistance from a few of its neighbors, including some who oppose the proposed gasification plant based on misinformation. Among the […]


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