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May 8, 2023

Infrastructure expansion sparks new clarification bill targeting roadbuilders and utilities

A bill seeking to have WisDOT compensate contractors for transportation project delays has support from both utilities and roadbuilders.

Milwaukee River cleanup
May 2, 2023

J.F. Brennan, GEI Consultants and We Energies start Milwaukee River cleanup

Crews removed contaminated sediment from the Milwaukee River left behind by a former manufactured gas plant.

Mar 22, 2023

Racine County Sheriffs arrest driver after hit-and-run sends We Energies flagger to hospital

The Racine County Sheriff's Office arrested Bob Daniel Slominski, 42, for allegedly striking a We Energies flagger near the town of Burlington on Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2023

Foxconn Mount Pleasant campus will get 2,000 solar panels in partnership with We Energies

Foxconn and We Energies announced a partnership to build around 2,000 solar panels in the company's Mount Pleasant campus.

Nov 11, 2022

Wisconsin case raises question: Who pays, profits from energy transition?

A proposed rate increase by We Energies is facing pushback from community groups that say the Milwaukee utility is failing to meet its legal obligation to provide affordable power.

Mar 21, 2022

Regulators OK purchase of solar park despite objections

Wisconsin regulators have approved utilities' $433 million purchase of the state's first and largest utility-scale solar project using battery storage in Kenosha County.

Jan 27, 2022

PSC deadlock leaves third-party solar financing in legal limbo

Wisconsin regulators deadlocked Thursday on a dispute between the city of Milwaukee and We Energies over whether energy customers should be able to buy renewable power from a party other than a large utility.

Jan 5, 2022

Regulators approve utilities’ plans to buy 92-megawatt wind farm

State regulators have approved a pair of utilities’ proposal to purchase a $162 million wind farm in Grant County as part of a long-term plan to replace coal-fired power with renewable energy. 

Nov 3, 2021

We Energies parent to replace coal with natural gas, renewables by 2035

The parent company of We Energies announced plans on Tuesday to phase out coal from its energy-generation mix by 2035 by converting coal plants so they run on natural gas and spending more on renewable energy.

Nov 3, 2021

Amid utilities’ resistance, proposal would clear way for financing rooftop solar

After years of regulatory uncertainty, a new proposal in Wisconsin would finally clarify that utility customers do not need to own solar equipment to have installed on their rooftops.

May 3, 2021

Utilities pitch state’s largest solar, battery storage project with $650M Dane County proposal

We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service are planning to develop in Dane County a nearly $650 million solar and battery-storage project that would be the state's largest when built.

Mar 16, 2021

We Energies backs $446M Darien solar farm in latest green-energy project

Utilities We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service plan to develop a $446 million solar farm and battery-storage project in Rock and Walworth counties after announcing plans to advance another major renewable-energy project last month.


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