Energy

UW to partner with electric vehicle startup

Canoo, a California startup developing electric vans and trucks, will partner with the University of Wisconsin–Madison to create an electric propulsion research center on campus.

MGE announces 300-megawatt solar project

Madison Gas and Electric, in partnership with We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, is asking for approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for the Koshkonong Solar Energy Center, a 300-megawatt solar project with 165 megawatts of battery storage.

The green in “going green” also refers to money

When the term green energy is used, it’s most often used in the context of the environmental benefits, but there also is an economic component — a strong economic component — because a clean environment is vital for business development.

With biogas, farms and lakes can coexist

A number of promising technologies have emerged to prevent phosphorous from farm waste from getting into the local watershed, and the production of biogas is one of them.

Forest Edge on cutting edge of sustainability

With its one-two sustainable punch, the recently opened Forest Edge Elementary School, Wisconsin’s first net-zero energy public school, is ready to serve as a model for capturing, controlling, and maximizing the economic value of sunshine and ground temperatures.

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.

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