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RENEW Wisconsin

Mar 31, 2022

Solar for Good program pledges more money to help Wisconsin nonprofits go solar

The Solar for Good grant program will issue another round of grants for nonprofit groups in Wisconsin looking to install solar-energy systems.

Jun 3, 2021

PSC signs off on utility’s purchase of $104.5M solar array in Western Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission signed off Thursday on a utility's plans to develop a $104.5 million solar array in Western Wisconsin.

May 7, 2021

Wisconsin’s solar industry employment held steady in 2020, report says

Employment in Wisconsin's solar industry held steady in a year marred by a global pandemic, even as the number of solar jobs tumbled nationally.

Dec 31, 2020

Industry looks back on year hardly like any other

When it started, 2020 looked to be off to as good a start as any year in recent memory.

Aug 11, 2020

RENEW Wisconsin names Allen as executive director

RENEW Wisconsin, a nonprofit organization that promotes renewable energy in Wisconsin, has named Heather Allen as executive director.

Jun 26, 2020

Report: COVID-19 halts clean energy job growth in Wisconsin

The coronavirus pandemic has dimmed Wisconsin's fast-growing green energy industry, costing the state some 11,000 clean energy jobs since the crisis begin in March, according to a report.

Jun 16, 2020

RENEW providing $150K worth of grants for solar projects

RENEW, a nonprofit group, announced Tuesday that it is issuing $150,000 worth of grants to help 19 organizations pay for 789 kilowatts worth of solar projects.

May 7, 2020

ON THE LEVEL: Udelhofen sees bright future for solar, wind industries amid pandemic

Although an eventual transition to renewable sources of energy may still seem inevitable to many, solar and wind installers have not been immune to the damage wrought by COVID-19.

May 5, 2020

Solar industry contending with uncertainty amid outbreak

Although Wisconsin's fast-growing solar energy industry isn't going dark amid the COVID-19 outbreak, it is nonetheless contending with dampened demand for some projects and pondering questions about what might have been.

Mar 6, 2020

Recently approved projects pave way for future solar development

Four solar farms recently approved by the Public Service Commission are expected to contribute up to 2% of Wisconsin’s electricity supply. Renewable-energy advocates and landowners alike say these are exactly the sorts of projects that are paving the way for continued growth.

Dec 20, 2019

Regulators give OK to 100MW solar farm in Manitowoc County

State regulators on Thursday signed off on plans for a solar farm in Manitowoc County, approving the latest in a series of large-scale solar projects this year.

Jul 25, 2019

ON THE LEVEL: In 6 years at RENEW, Huebner sees big changes in solar industry

The solar industry has certainly changed since Tyler Huebner took over the reins at RENEW Wisconsin in 2013.


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