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Wisconsin clean energy initiatives
Mar 29, 2023

Gov. Evers proposes $10 million for clean energy initiatives in state tour

Evers' two-year state budget included proposals for electric vehicle infrastructure, a clean energy economy and green job training.

Evers tax cuts
Jan 27, 2023

Innovation grants biggest chunk of Tony Evers’ call for workforce funding

Gov. Tony Evers promised to invest in workforce innovation grants to fund youth apprenticeships in the future.

Jan 25, 2023

Evers pledges $190 million for state workforce momentum

Gov. Tony Evers said he wanted to invest $190 million to strengthen the state's workforce.

Jun 15, 2022

A modest movement could gain momentum

Living off-grid conjures images of survivalists in remote places and a rustic, “Little House on the Prairie” lifestyle with chores from morning to night. Yet only a tiny fraction of people living off-grid do it like that, and fewer still live more than an hour from any town.

Nov 19, 2021

What’s inside Biden’s $1.85T social and climate measure

President Joe Biden's $1.85 trillion plan to boost social and education programs as well as protect against global warming has passed the House, pushing it one step closer to law.

Apr 9, 2021

Technology innovation gives government ability to drive down emissions fast. Here’s how

To avert the worst effects of climate change, global greenhouse-gas emissions should fall at faster rates than they have risen for over a century. Economies must essentially turn on a dime and then move quickly toward a carbon-free future.

Mar 22, 2016

Wisconsin lagging other Midwest states in clean-energy jobs

Even though nearly 25,000 people work in Wisconsin’s clean-energy industry, the state still has a smaller percentage of its workforce employed in that sector than any of its neighbors in the Midwest.

Jan 22, 2014

Baldwin to push for more green jobs training

United States Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, will propose legislation to increase education that would prepare workers for clean energy jobs.

Jun 3, 2013

Study: Wis. lags behind neighbors in clean energy

Wisconsin has lagged behind other Midwestern states when it comes to clean energy and should do more to take advantages of the resources it has: cow manure, food waste and companies developing onsite power systems, according to a new study.

Oct 2, 2010

Obama promotes clean energy as way to add jobs

By ERICA WERNER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Wind, solar and other clean energy technologies produce jobs and are essential for the country’s environment and economy, President Barack Obama […]

Aug 25, 2010

Clean energy bus tour set to stop in Wisconsin

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A nationwide bus tour urging the U.S. Senate to take up on clean energy legislation is set to stop in Wisconsin. The BlueGreen Alliance, a […]

Apr 21, 2010

Have a few beers, get attention from lawmakers

By Joe Yovino

web editor

The Wisconsin Legislature worked early into the morning on Wednesday. They’re tired. I get it.


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