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Brian Manthey

Jun 2, 2014

Greenhouse-gas regulations draw cries of doom, boon

The proposed greenhouse-gas regulations that critics contend will drag down the economy are receiving praise from others as a boon for the construction industry.

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 […]

Feb 17, 2014

Milwaukee aldermen seek alternative to We Energies

A Milwaukee alderman unhappy with We Energies wants the city to explore generating its own electricity for streetlights and traffic controls.

Feb 11, 2013

We Energies restores power after underground explosion (UPDATE)

We Energies crews hope to determine the cause of an underground explosion that knocked out power in the area around the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee on Sunday.

Sep 28, 2011

Utility floats power plant conversion from coal to natural gas (UPDATE)

We Energies is taking the first step toward transforming its Menomonee Valley Power Plant from coal to natural gas, company officials said Wednesday.

Aug 19, 2011

Milwaukee streetcar running on schedule

Milwaukee is on pace to issue a request for proposals by late fall for the city's streetcar project, seeking what officials hope will be several potential plans for the $64.6 million, 2.1-mile line.

Jul 18, 2011

Milwaukee streetcar desire debated

By James Briggs A Milwaukee alderman on Monday called for a referendum to let voters advise Common Council members on whether the city should build a $64.6 million streetcar line. […]

Mar 18, 2010

Glacier Hills Wind Park easement search angers neighbors

By Paul Snyder Neighbors irritated by We Energies’ continued search for Glacier Hills Wind Park easements have won the right to review changes to a project the state approved two […]

Apr 23, 2009

MATC seeks bids for 6-acre Milwaukee solar farm

Sean Ryan [email protected] The Milwaukee Area Technical College needs more public money to realize its plan of building a 6-acre solar farm in Milwaukee. The college wants to build solar […]

Apr 3, 2009

Coal clings to its power

Paul Snyder [email protected] A new federal energy study says it is unlikely many new coal-fired power plants will be built in the next 20 years. The end of coal? Not […]


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