Madison Embraces 100% Renewable Energy Future
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Last night Madison’s Common Council unanimously approved a resolution establishing a goal of 100% renewable energy use and net zero carbon emissions community wide by a date to be specified. The same resolution authorizes city staff to spend up to $250,000 on an independent consultant to analyze ... [READ MORE]

RENEW Takes on Energy Policy in Milwaukee Media Tour
Thursday, March 9, 2017

RENEW's Michael Vickerman joined Alex Bozmoski of RepublicEn, a right-leaning think tank housed in George Mason University, and WUWM reporter Susan Bence in a lively exchange on the prospects for expanding clean energy and confronting climate change in the new Trump administration. Bence’s articl... [READ MORE]

MGE plans $107 million wind farm in northeast Iowa
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

An article on Madison Gas & Electric's announcement to build, own, and operate a 66 megawatt wind farm in Saratoga, Iowa appeared in today's Wisconsin State Journal.  Excerpt from the article below: "Tyler Huebner, executive director of the Madison renewable energy advocacy nonprofit REN... [READ MORE]

Commentary: When will Wisconsin utilities finally embrace solar?
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

RENEW's Michael Vickerman wrote a piece for today's Midwest Energy News on the growth of solar in Wisconsin, and why investor-owned utilities should follow the leadership of co-ops and residents: By: Michael Vickerman, RENEW Wisconsin Policy & Program Director One of the Dairyland Power Coope... [READ MORE]

Clean Energy Summary of Governor Walker's 2017-2019 Budget
Thursday, February 9, 2017

On Wednesday, February 8th, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued his Executive Budget for 2017 thru 2019.  Below, we list the clean energy related provisions that RENEW has found in the document.  If more items or information is identified, we will add it as we become aware. Screensho... [READ MORE]

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