Energy

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.

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.

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