News Articles


December 2, 2019

FERC trims MISO transmission profits; unclear when ratepayers to see refunds.


November 14, 2019

Commission decided remaining issues in the rate cases/settlement agreements. Large WEPCO customers would have around a 1% increase in 2020. Large WPSC customers would have an electric increase of less than 2%.


November 6, 2019

WEGO and WG jointly submitted an application to build two LNG peaker facilities for $370 million.


November 1, 2019

WPL announces plan to build 1,000 MW of solar in Wisconsin by the end of 2023.


October 31, 2019

Commission approved rate case/settlement agreements in a 3-0 oral decision. WEPCO average electric increase is a net 0.7% in 2020. WPSC average electric increase is a net 1.55% in 2020.


August 26, 2019

Proposed settlement would trim $124 million from potential rate increases for WEPCO and WPSC customers.


August 17, 2019

Should WEC Energy Group stockholders make $216 million in profits on a shuttered coal plant?


August 3, 2019

PSC approved NSPW rate case settlement for a two-year base rate freeze and 4.6% natural gas decrease.


July 12, 2019

Wisconsin ratepayers to see refunds thanks to lower energy costs in 2018.


June 1, 2019

‘Money for nothing’: consumer groups and utilities are at odds over who pays for closing coal-fired power plants.


May 24, 2019

NSPW submitted a settlement proposal for a two-year base electric rate freeze and a 4.6% natural gas decrease.


March 29, 2019

WEPCO is seeking rate increases for its electric, gas and steam utilities. It is a net increase of $83 million or 2.9% to retail electric rates in 2020 and another 2.9% step increase in 2021. 


March 28, 2019

WPSC requested a net increase of $48.6 million or 4.9% for electric rates in 2020 and another step increase of 4.9% in 2021.


March 11, 2019

Proposed Kenosha County solar farm could feature Wisconsin’s first utility-scale 50 MW battery.


March 8, 2019

PSC chairwoman says Evers’ clean energy plan “achievable and reasonable.”


March 2, 2019

“Despite industry ties, Wisconsin’s top regulator vows independence, public involvement.”


February 13, 2019

WEC Energy Group utilities in Wisconsin to seek rate increase. WEPCO, WG and WPSC are planning a “modest” ask after rate freeze.


December 14, 2018

The PSC approved WPL’s $255 million application to construct a 150 MW wind farm in Iowa.


November 29, 2018

After a fuel adjustment, the PSC officially approved MGE’s rate case/settlement agreement with WIEG, CUB and other parties. The settlement would decrease MGE’s rates by 2.24% in 2019.


September 21, 2018

PSC approved MGE’s rate case/settlement agreement with WIEG, CUB and other parties. The settlement would decrease MGE’s electric rates by 1.94% in 2019.