Energy

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.

Settlement: MGE to reduce flat charges

Madison Gas and Electric has agreed to reduce the flat monthly fees charged to all electricity customers as part of a settlement to trim the rate increase.

Clean energy jobs poised for continued growth in Wisconsin

For the first time since Clean Jobs Midwest began tracking Wisconsin clean energy jobs in 2017, Wisconsin clean energy jobs declined during 2020’s pandemic-wracked economy. However, the second half of the year showed significant recovery and a strong promise for the future.

5 ways to lead on climate

Climate change has arrived in Wisconsin, threatening our economy, culture, and public health. Fortunately, we already possess the means to mitigate increasing heat, flooding, and contaminated air, soil, and water. Businesses can lead, and thrive by taking advantage of five existing practices to protect their employees, communities, and livelihoods.

MGE breaks ground on MMSD, city solar project

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) has begun construction on the Hermsdorf Solar Fields, an 8-megawatt solar array that will serve the city of Madison and the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD).

PFAS clean up grant bill comes with a catch

A bill put forth by Republicans to help local communities clean up PFAS contamination, otherwise known as “forever chemicals,” would also protect polluters from lawsuits and prevent the state from enforcing its pollution laws.

Alliant Energy marks climate progress

Alliant Energy’s recently released 2021 Responsibility Report highlighted the company’s progress on reduced carbon emissions and the increased use of clean energy sources.

MGE, MMSD, gain approval for solar project

A Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) solar project with the city of Madison and the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) has been approved by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.

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