New Wind Power Project to Freshen WPPI Energy Mix
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Last week WPPI Energy announced it will purchase the output from a large 132 megawatt wind project in Illinois.   With this planned addition of a new source of wind energy to its generation portfolio, WPPI Energy will strengthen its position as a low-cost provider of clean energy to its 51 m... [READ MORE]

Reports of a solar slowdown are greatly exaggerated
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Michael Vickerman, RENEW Wisconsin •  July 31, 2017 The writer Jonathan Swift wrote in 1710: “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it.” Considering how far and fast misinformation can travel in this era of digital mass communication, Swift’s observation has grown even more pres... [READ MORE]

Madison navigates partnership with utility as it pursues 100 percent clean en...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Written by Kari Lydersen June 25, 2017 On March 21, Madison’s city council signed a resolution committing the  city to power 100 percent of its operations  with clean energy. The resolution was especially notable since the utility serving Madison  gets almost half  of its powe... [READ MORE]

Outstanding Comeback to Heartland Institute’s Anti-Wind Malarkey
Thursday, July 13, 2017

by Michael Vickerman, Program and Policy Director  At a rally in Cedar Rapids in June, President Trump said:   “I don’t want to just hope the wind blows to light up your homes and your factories … as the birds fall to the ground.” Trump drew a lot of flak for that statement, which refle... [READ MORE]

RENEW Urges PSC Approval of MGE’s Renewable Energy Rider
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

by Michael Vickerman, Program and Policy Director  A proposal from Madison Gas & Electric to establish a renewable electricity service for larger customers has garnered strong support from RENEW Wisconsin as well as from the Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group and individual companies such... [READ MORE]

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