Energy

Natural gas tax credit extended through 2021

As part of the combined omnibus spending and COVID-19 stimulus package approved by Congress in late December, the Alternative Fuels Tax Credit (AFTC) and the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit have been extended through Dec. 31, 2021.

UW wins $2.5 million for tackling plastic waste

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the University of Wisconsin–Madison funding of $2.5 million for a plastics recycling research and development project as part of the DOE’s Plastics Innovation Challenge.

Report: Madison lags in energy efforts

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard, which analyzed the efforts of 100 major U.S. cities to make buildings and transportation more energy efficient and scale up the use of renewable energy, has ranked Madison 64th out of the 100 cities that were studied.

Madison College adds to solar energy system

With the addition of two new solar photovoltaic projects at Madison College’s Fort Atkinson and Reedsburg campuses, the college is expected to save the district about $30,000 a year in utility costs by producing more than 310,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.

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