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 ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The insurer that paid $1.85 million when the First Baptist Church of Oconomowoc blew up last year is suing three companies involved in the explosion. Church Mutual Insurance Co., Merrill, this week sued Dorner Inc., Luxemburg; Acuity, ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — We Energies customers will face bigger electric bills. The state Public Service Commission has approved a $90 million rate increase for We Energies subsidiary Wisconsin Electric Power Company, or WEPCO. That translates to $5 more a ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Skepticism is keeping pace with optimism over energy-efficient streetlights as some cities embrace the technology and others wonder if it will live up to expectations. Milwaukee is testing 10 light-emitting diode lamps on a street in ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan email@example.com The Sierra Club’s campaign to challenge coal plants scored another victory in Wisconsin when the federal government wiped out a permit for the Columbia Generating Station. In this case, what’s good for the Sierra Club is ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org 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 ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com Wisconsin lawmakers are in the driver’s seat to expand solar power construction but stuck in neutral over whether the state or utilities should pay for the projects. “It’s a numbers game that we still have to come ...
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Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org A renewable energy research partnership between Wisconsin and Manitoba could fuel advances in the field while giving utilities an opening to build projects outside the state. Gov. Jim Doyle on Thursday signed an agreement with Manitoba Premier ...Read More »
We Energies’ power plant pilot project a success A new technology tested at We Energies’ Pleasant Prairie Power Plant reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 90 percent. We Energies conducted the pilot project with the Electric Power Research Institute and Alstom, ...
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Paul Snyder email@example.com A Wisconsin lawmaker is trying to derail a global-warming bill that is based on recommendations he helped make. State Rep. Phil Montgomery, R-Green Bay, said he does not trust Democrats to produce a bill that mirrors recommendations ...Read More »