State utilities set to reduce carbon emissions 40% by 2026

A draft Strategic Energy Assessment, a short-term forecast from the Public Service Commission, has determined that greenhouse gas emissions from Wisconsin utilities will be reduced by 40% by the year 2026, according to a report by the Wisconsin State Journal.

While the figures are significantly lower than they were 15 years ago, most of the gains will be made this year. The report is required by law to be completed every two years to look at the adequacy and reliability of the state’s electric grid.