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Aug 17, 2023

Northern Wisconsin labor organization signs project labor agreement with Minnesota Power for Nemadji Trail gas plant

The agreement ensures union labor to build the Nemadji Trail Energy Center, still under state and federal review.

Apr 13, 2017

Madison utility says power plant needs $25M for repairs

A Madison utility company's key power plant has been out of service since September and is in need of $25 million in repairs.

Sep 22, 2016

Did avoidance of PLA on power plant drive down cost?

As Alliant Energy marks the start of work on a new power plant in Beloit, some industry representatives are saying that a decision to let non-union contractors compete for the project produced savings even before shovels hit the ground.

Dec 17, 2015

Deal removes one obstacle to power plant near Beloit (UPDATE)

Two of the state’s largest utility companies have come to an agreement that will let them present a united front when they argue before state regulators for the construction of a new power plant in southern Wisconsin.

Apr 24, 2015

Even with tepid energy demand, Alliant seeks new power plant

Amid tepid annual increases in energy use in Wisconsin, Alliant Energy is asking regulators for permission to sink $750 million into building a new power plant near Beloit.

Jan 21, 2015

Utility pushes for expanded power plant

A Wisconsin energy company is planning a power plant expansion despite critics’ assertions that a proposed purchase of the utility’s parent company could make the project unnecessary.

Nov 7, 2014

Alliant Energy wants to build new plant in Beloit

Madison-based Alliant Energy Corp. says it will ask the state for permission to build a large natural-gas fired plant near Beloit.

Nov 6, 2014

Beloit College reveals power plant redesign plans

Beloit College has reached a milestone in its plans to convert an electrical generating station into a recreational hub.

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.

Sep 11, 2013

We Energies asks to close UP plant

We Energies could shut down its power plant in Michigan's Upper Peninsula unless it works out a deal with the Midwest power grid operator.

May 9, 2013

Decommissioning nuclear plant a long process

The Kewaunee nuclear power plant may have been disconnected from the power grid, but the process to decommission the facility will take a long time.

Feb 8, 2013

Utility scales back plan for Mich. power line (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin utility is scaling back its plans to run power lines into Michigan's Upper Peninsula, citing reduced energy needs and a pending review of future needs.


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