MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State regulators want public comments on a proposal for a biomass power plant in central Wisconsin. Wisconsin Electric Power Co. wants to build the 50-megawatt woody biomass-fired plant in Rothschild. Woody biomass refers to leftover debris ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The label of renewable energy will cost Xcel Energy an extra $21.4 million after the utility realized its proposed biomass plant in Ashland will burn too much natural gas. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin approved the ...Read More »
Dale Wetzel AP Writer Bismarck, ND — North Dakota electric customers may have to pay $14.5 million over three years to cover two utilities’ development costs for an abandoned power plant project, regulatory filings show. The proposals, which North Dakota’s ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A Sierra Club lawsuit seeking the results of a state review of four campus power plants could be the beginning of a massive drain on the budgets of university building projects. The Sierra Club wants to know ...
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By Bob Geiger Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Xcel Energy’s Black Dog Plant is expected to become an all-natural, gas-powered facility, significantly cutting emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, mercury and carbon in the Minnesota River Valley. Part of the ...Read More »
By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s planned loan guarantee to build the first nuclear power plant in the United States in almost three decades is part of a broad shift in energy strategy to ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Critics of Wisconsin’s clean energy bill are calling for a sharper focus on specific job creation numbers and a detailed explanation of how much the proposal will cost. “The cost is something we need to know and ...
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By John Christoffersen AP Writer Middletown, Conn. — A section of an under-construction power plant that exploded was too unstable to search Monday, and left questions about whether anyone was trapped inside because authorities do not have an exact roster ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Legislature’s attorneys are set to give lawmakers a run-down on a sweeping clean energy bill. The measure would mandate 25 percent of the state’s energy come from renewable sources by 2025, create vehicle emission ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan We Energies and Bechtel Power Corp. are calling a truce in their feud over the Oak Creek power plant project. The utility and the contractor Monday announced the resolution of a claim Bechtel filed in December 2008 ...Read More »