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Wis. court: Regulators properly approved wind farm (UPDATE)

Wisconsin regulators properly approved a Madison-based utility's plan to build a wind farm in southern Minnesota, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a decision that dramatically lightens the regulatory burden for utilities' out-of-state projects.

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Clean energy bill lacks details

By Paul Snyder Critics of Wisconsin’s clean energy bill are calling for a sharper focus on specific job creation numbers and a detailed explanation of how much the proposal will cost. “The cost is something we need to know and ...

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Lawsuit may delay Bent Tree Wind Farm (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A lawsuit over Wisconsin’s approval of a Minnesota wind farm threatens to delay the construction start and drive up the project cost. “At this point, we anticipate construction will begin this spring, so we hope the case ...

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$2.3 billion coal-fired plant in Wisconsin finally running (10:37 p.m. 10/30/01)

By Thomas Content Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE (AP) — The most expensive construction project in state history, We Energies’ new $2.3 billion coal-fired plant in Oak Creek, has begun generating power, having reached several construction milestones in recent months, the ...

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Renewable energy producers may blur borders

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com 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 ...

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Wind farm lawsuit challenges approval standards

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com Alternative power proponents suing Wisconsin over its approval of a wind farm argue the state cannot step on the law in the race to reach renewable energy goals. “It’s unfortunate that a wind project got caught up ...

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Transmission upgrades could trump power projects

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com If Wisconsin improves the efficiency of its energy transmission lines, the state will not need to generate as much power. Renewable energy development and the state’s long-term goals for such projects could take a backseat if Wisconsin ...

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