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State scales back UW-Madison power project

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Officials with the state Department of Administration have announced they won’t expand a state-owned power plant to generate more electricity. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports officials say the state won’t build a steam turbine generator to ...

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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 the Republican-controlled Legislature to pass a law that any turbine ...

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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 pellets, a move that could save up to $100 million ...

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UW System braces for budget cuts

By James Briggs The University of Wisconsin System expects to receive a smaller piece of Wisconsin’s budgetary pie next year, likely resulting in fewer campus construction projects around the state. The UW System took a 5.2 percent decrease in taxpayer ...

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UW official: Biomass project means jobs

By James Briggs Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) Contractor Services for Charter Street Heating Plant Rebuild, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dane County A University of Wisconsin official warns that an initiative of Gov.-elect Scott Walker could prevent rail upgrades and cost ...

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Walker’s request brings uncertainty to Charter Street Heating Plant

By James Briggs If Gov.-elect Scott Walker wants to radically redraw plans to convert a Madison power plant, the contractor behind the project would sure like to know what the changes entail. The Boldt Co., Appleton, is waiting for clarification ...

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