Midwest Energy News
Despite Influx of Federal Cash, Wisconsin Regulations Hamper Solar InstallationsDec 29th, 2022 by Kari Lydersen
Pivotal petition pending before Public Service Commission, could open door to more installations.
La Crosse Finds Path to Solar SavingsMar 30th, 2022 by Kari Lydersen
Evades state law on third party ownership by signing energy savings contract with Johnson Controls.
Bill Could Expand Electric Car Charging StationsFeb 15th, 2022 by Kari Lydersen
But amendments prevent stations by governments or private parties not connected to utilities.
State’s Utilities Lag on Solar EquityMar 2nd, 2020 by Kari Lydersen
Doing little to connect low-income customers to solar, report says.
Electric Cars a Threat to Power Grid?Aug 11th, 2019 by David Thill
Pilot programs by midwest utilities encourage drivers to charge vehicles at off-peak hours.
40 Years of Fighting for ConsumersJun 11th, 2019 by Kari Lydersen
Citizens Utility Board celebrates 40th birthday, still pushing for lower utility rates, consumer rights.
State Missed Chance to Electrify TransportationMay 27th, 2019 by Frank Jossi
Report gives Wisconsin an “F” grade for how it spent VW settlement money.
We Energies Pushes Solar Charge. AgainMay 10th, 2019 by Kari Lydersen
Surcharge could cost solar users $180 year. Court rejected proposal in 2014.
Solar Developer Will Fight We EnergiesMar 12th, 2019 by Kari Lydersen
Eagle Point Solar asking state regulators to allow solar project opposed by We Energies.
City and We Energies In Solar StandoffJan 25th, 2019 by Kari Lydersen
Utility won’t allow city to work with third party solar provider, aldermen blast We Energies.
We Energies Seeks Solar Monopoly?Dec 19th, 2018 by Kari Lydersen
Critics charge its rent-a-roof program could create monopoly, increase costs for some customers.
Why U. S. Needs More Alternative EnergyMay 5th, 2018 by Kari Lydersen
Wisconsin general who lives in solar powered home sees alternatives as critical to nation’s energy security.