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Tag Archives: Wisconsin Power & Light Co.

Indecision clouds future of solar power

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.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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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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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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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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Wisconsin utilities leave home for wind work

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.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 ...

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Minnesota wind farm prompts Wisconsin vote

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, ...

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