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Tag Archives: Dane County

Plans for massive solar farm plan anger southern Wisconsin residents

When Carissa and Nathan Lyle were expecting their first child in 2017, they bought an old farmhouse on about three acres just west of Rockdale. "We just wanted to be in the country, to have that environment for our kids to grow up in," Carissa said. So Carissa was stunned last winter when she saw engineering plans for a proposed 2,400-acre solar farm that would wrap around three sides of their home.

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Judge will revoke PSC approval of $500M Cardinal-Hickory line if critics prove bias (access required)

A Dane County judge says he will revoke a permit for the nearly $500 million Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line if various groups challenging the project can show that a former member of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission was biased in his approval of the project.

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