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MISO FERMENTS A $1.8 TRILLION ENERGY PLAN

State regulators, state lawmakers, federal lawmakers, and community energy planners: Does the prospect of households paying an additional $160 per month on their electric bills prompt you to wonder what else could be done with these funds? WISCONSIN REGULATORS AND MISO ESTIMATING THE COST OF MISO’S LONG RANGE PLAN MISO’S ELECTRIFICATION IMPACTS MISO’S POWER PLANT […]

Multi-National Wind Developer Seeks Wisconsin Landowner Commitments without Public Information Meetings

Very few residents of Iowa and Lafayette Counties in Wisconsin are aware that a Canadian-owned, multinational corporation, Pattern LLC,1 has salespeople on the ground courting landowners to exchange a few hundred dollars for signed agreements so that Pattern can build about 86, ~650 foot high2 Wind Turbines. Unless landowners slow down and make an effort […]

Getting Serious About CO2 -Part II

State Efficiency Programs vs. Regional Transmission Expansion Planning        Through Fall 2019 and early Winter 2020, a team of five, volunteer citizen public intervenors accomplished what no organizations, public utilities, government entities or law firms had previously achieved. They uncovered and exposed costs and benefits of region-wide utility expansion “planning” designed to study the […]