Energy

MGE, WPS seeking approval of wind farm project

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for the 92-megawatt, 12,000-acre, 28-turbine Red Barn Wind Farm project.

MGE seeks approval for $446 million solar and battery project

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to purchase solar energy and battery storage from the Darien Solar Energy Center, which will be built in the Town of Bradford in Rock County and the Town of Darien in Walworth County.

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.

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