February 26, 2021
As coal plants close, advocates want relief for Wisconsin ratepayers.
February 2, 2021
Alliant says it will close its last Wisconsin coal-fired power plant by 2024; Columbia Energy Center has operated for nearly 50 years.
January 6, 2021
The Consolidated Appropriation Act, 2021 included a 26% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for “Waste Energy Recovery Property.” Waste Heat Recovery/Waste Heat to Power technology now has tax treatment similar to other generation from renewable resources.
November 25, 2020
Regulators approve 1-year electricity rate freeze, 4.1% gas increase for MGE customers.
November 18, 2020
Point Beach owner seeks to run Wisconsin’s last nuclear plant for 80 years.
November 8, 2020
Refinancing closed coal plant will help ratepayers.
November 7, 2020
WEPCO to retire 1,800 MW of fossil fuel; utility adding solar, wind, battery storage.
October 2, 2020
PSC approves expansion of MGE’s Renewable Energy Rider (RER) program and 20 MW solar project in Dane County.
August 31, 2020
MGE proposes one-year electricity rate freeze, 4% natural gas hike.
August 14, 2020
Alliant customers to get 1-year rate freeze.
July 10, 2020
Wisconsin utilities to refund $28.3 million in fuel savings; 1.3 million customers to see credits in September.
June 19, 2020
We Energies refiles rate hike request driven by rising nuclear costs.
June 8, 2020
We Energies withdraws rate hike request; MGE to work with customer groups.
May 26, 2020
Alliant proposes $900M solar buy; 6 farms would power 175,000 homes.
May 22, 2020
Alliant to shutter Sheboygan coal plant; early closure expected to benefit ratepayers, environment.
May 19, 2020
MGE proposes $31.7M solar farm in Fitchburg to serve state, UW and industrial customers.
May 2, 2020
Alliant Energy proposes rate freeze; utility to seek recovery after COVID-19 pandemic.
April 17, 2020
Wisconsin regulators approve COVID-19 pandemic cost recovery for investor-owned utilities.
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%.