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Wisconsin Supreme Court to weigh whether regulator’s communications with utilities amount to bias (access required)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a former regulator's communications with utility executives tainted his approval of a nearly $500 million transmission line to be built between Dane County and Dubuque, Iowa.

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Regulators stall on request to revisit Cardinal-Hickory approval in light of secret messages (access required)

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission deadlocked Thursday on a request to rescind and reconsider the nearly $500 million Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line following a revelation last month that a former regulator had communicated secretly with proponents of the project.

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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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Energy group sues utility regulators over solar-financing policies (access required)

A renewable-energy advocacy group filed a lawsuit against Wisconsin regulators on Thursday over current legal guidance that seems to prevent third-party financing of solar projects, an arrangement that allows developers to directly rent solar arrays to homeowners and businesses.

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