The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin on Tuesday granted Alliant Energy initial approval for an estimated $150 million upgrade at its Edgewater power plant in Sheboygan. Alliant still needs a written order from the PSC to proceed with the project, ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 ...Read More »
Deere, UAW reach tentative six-year contract agreement Moline, IL (AP) — Deere & Co. and the United Auto Workers said Thursday they’ve reached a tentative six-year labor contract covering nearly 10,000 workers and 17,000 retirees. The company and union said ...
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Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org 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 ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com Wisconsin utilities have a track record of building, operating and maintaining their own wind farms, leaving independent producers little reason to build in the state. But when those same utilities build wind farms in other states, Wisconsin’s ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org The state’s search beyond its borders for wind power sources is setting the stage for a battle over construction of transmission lines to carry that electricity to Wisconsin. “I think wherever the lines are going to go, ...Read More »
Elizabeth Dunbar and Todd Richmond AP Writers Madison — State regulators plan to vote Thursday on a Wisconsin utility’s plans to build a massive wind farm in southern Minnesota. Wisconsin Power & Light Co., a subsidiary of Madison-based Alliant Energy, ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com There is no guarantee a wind farm construction boom will follow if Wisconsin establishes statewide standards for where such developments can be built. “There’s still interest in Wisconsin,” said Robert Vosberg, senior vice president of engineering and ...Read More »