Energy

Madison ranks highly as a cutting-edge city

Madison is used to ranking highly on national lists, so it should come as little surprise that it’s been included in a new study of the Top 30 Most Cutting-Edge Metros, according to CommercialCafe.

Alliant announces excavator safety program

Alliant Energy announced the forthcoming Diggers Hotline 2022 Excavator Safety Awareness Program and encourages contractors, excavators, builders, landscapers, and municipal and utility workers to attend.

Report: Madison earns ACEEE ‘most improved’ city

Madison has moved up in rank from a below-average ranking on the annual clean energy scorecard last year from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) to most improved in a new analysis of the nation’s largest cities.

Utility officials approve MGE rate hike

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission approved a rate hike for Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) that would result in the average household paying $7.50 more for electricity and gas.

Solar farm opponents cite legal loophole

Opponents of a proposed Dane County solar farm say the Chicago-based developer and local utilities are exploiting a legal loophole and skirting regulatory review.

Investors flock to electric truck startup Rivian

In yet another sign that the electric vehicle market is hot and getting hotter, shares of Rivian Automotive Inc., a startup company that manufactures electric pickup trucks, jumped in the company’s initial public offering.

State invites input on clean energy

The state’s Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy announced upcoming listening sessions to gather public input in developing the Wisconsin Clean Energy Plan.

Report: Big carbon emitters fail to disclose climate risk

A new report by Carbon Tracker studying 107 companies from a range of sectors shows that over 70% of some of the world’s biggest corporate emitters failed to disclose the effects of climate risk in their audited 2020 financial statements.

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