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WEC Will Retire Half of Oak Creek Power Plant

WEC Will Retire Half of Oak Creek Power Plant

1,800 megawatt plant will be replaced with clean energy, natural gas.

Consumer Groups Applaud PSC Vote to Refinance $100 Million from Retired Power Plant
Report Pushes State Transition to Clean Energy

Report Pushes State Transition to Clean Energy

Wisconsin trails surrounding states in renewable energy. Report lists changes needed to catch up.

Moratorium Extended for Utility Disconnection

Moratorium Extended for Utility Disconnection

State regulators voted to extend the moratorium Through Sept. 1.

Wisconsin regulators cite surge in COVID-19 cases, delay shutoffs of utility customers
What Should Next Pandemic Aid Bill Include?

What Should Next Pandemic Aid Bill Include?

State’s Democrats, Republicans disagree on who needs federal help and how much is needed.

Utility Disconnections: CUB asks utilities to delay shutoffs, urges customers to seek energy, rental aid
Utility Disconnection Moratorium Ending

Utility Disconnection Moratorium Ending

Starting July 1st, utilities can charge late fees and disconnect services.

We Energies Trails on Solar, Wind

We Energies Trails on Solar, Wind

Other utilities in state have far higher percentage of energy coming from renewable energy.

Murphy’s Law:  Foxconn’s Gift from Electric Customers
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn’s Gift from Electric Customers

Why are state customers paying $117 million -- or more -- for unneeded power upgrades?

CUB: PSC misses the mark by approving a risky power line that may never deliver on its promises
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CUB: PSC misses the mark by approving a risky power line that may never deliver on its promises

In addition, the applicants’ analysis was insufficient regarding advances in utility-scale solar projects and battery storage.

40 Years of Fighting for Consumers

40 Years of Fighting for Consumers

Citizens Utility Board celebrates 40th birthday, still pushing for lower utility rates, consumer rights.

We Energies Quits Pro-Coal Lobbying Group

We Energies Quits Pro-Coal Lobbying Group

Joins 10 other utilities leaving powerful Washington, D.C. lobbyist, Utility Air Regulatory Group.

State PSC Approves Huge Solar Farms

State PSC Approves Huge Solar Farms

Two projects will supply 450 megawatts or 1% of state’s energy use.

Murphy’s Law: The Many Ads of We Energies
Murphy’s Law

The Many Ads of We Energies

They’d rather spend on ads to make the company look good than lower your rates.

Massive Solar Proposal Divides Community

Massive Solar Proposal Divides Community

Iowa County project, largest in Midwest, leaves farm community divided.

We Energies Seeks Solar Monopoly?

We Energies Seeks Solar Monopoly?

Critics charge its rent-a-roof program could create monopoly, increase costs for some customers.

Midwest Energy News: WE Energies Customers Want Cost Reduction
Midwest Energy News

WE Energies Customers Want Cost Reduction

Pleasant Prairie plant’s closing should cut costs, says a consumers group and industrial customers.

Murphy’s Law: Journal Sentinel’s Post-Gannett Decline
Murphy’s Law

Journal Sentinel’s Post-Gannett Decline

As feared, it’s mostly become a local carrier of USA Today stories.

Murphy’s Law: The Remarkable Clout of We Energies
Murphy’s Law

The Remarkable Clout of We Energies

Year after year the company jacks up prices with bipartisan approval. Why?

How to Go Green

How to Go Green

Expert panel at a Project Milwaukee conference agrees Wisconsin needs to improve, but disagreed as to how.