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Making a connection: Wind transmission grid weakens west of Wisconsin

By Melissa Rigney Baxter Special to The Daily Reporter The multimillion-dollar construction projects to get the blades spinning won’t mean much if there’s no way to transmit wind farm electricity. So far in Wisconsin, transmission has been less of a ...

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Homegrown power fuels energy debate (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Lawmakers, unions and utilities agree they want Wisconsin’s renewable energy goals to create more jobs in the state. But the common ground crumbles when the sides consider ways to make sure that happens. Utilities want trust. Lawmakers ...

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Invenergy seeks wind farm money from We Energies (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Chicago-based Invenergy LLC wants to finance its 100-turbine wind farm project near Green Bay with We Energies’ money and has put the decision in public service commissioners’ hands. “It would set a big precedent if they approve ...

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Town wants to shift ATC transmission line (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Through years of hearings on an estimated $220 million transmission line between Rockdale and West Middleton, Pleasant Springs leaders said nothing. Now, almost six months after the state approved the project, they want to be heard. “Basically, ...

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Columbia County wind farm still faces three rounds of PSC public hearings

By Paul Snyder [email protected] Opponents of a proposed 90-turbine wind farm in Columbia County are competing against a development deal that would give local town budgets some much-needed cash. The estimated $413 million Glacier Hills Wind Park would be built ...

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