Post Tagged with: "Wisconsin"

McKinstry installs solar array at Wisconsin High School, offsets nearly 40 percent

McKinstry installs solar array at Wisconsin High School, offsets nearly 40 percent

April 7, 2021 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

The Algoma School District in Wisconsin worked with McKinstry to design, install, commission and monitor a 185 kW-dc solar PV fixed tilt ground-mount system installed at the Algoma High School. The project will generate a yearly 253 MWh of solar energy, saving the district on utility costs while increasing sustainabilityRead More

Here’s Alliant Energy’s next six solar projects (414 MW)

Here’s Alliant Energy’s next six solar projects (414 MW)

March 31, 2021 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Alliant Energy announced plans to add another 414-MW of solar in Wisconsin. This rounds out the company’s previously announced plan to accelerate its transition to clean energy by adding more than 1,000 MW of solar while helping customers avoid more than $2 billion in long-term costs. Upon completion of theirRead More

MGE looks to purchase energy and storage from the Darien Solar Energy Center

MGE looks to purchase energy and storage from the Darien Solar Energy Center

March 22, 2021 at 9:33 am 0 comments

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), along with We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to purchase solar energy and battery storage from the Darien Solar Energy Center. If approved, MGE will own 25 megawatts of solar energy and 7.5 megawatts of batteryRead More

We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service announce second large-scale solar + storage project this year

We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service announce second large-scale solar + storage project this year

March 17, 2021 at 9:50 am 0 comments

We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service are moving forward with plans for a new 325-MW solar and battery storage project. The Darien Solar Energy Center is the company’s second proposed large-scale solar and battery project announced this year. If approved, the $446 million Darien Solar Energy Center would feature 250 megawattsRead More

MGE announces plans to purchase solar and storage from Paris Solar-Battery Park

MGE announces plans to purchase solar and storage from Paris Solar-Battery Park

February 19, 2021 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group, is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to purchase 20 megawatts of solar energy and 11 megawatts of battery storage from the 200-megawatt Paris Solar-Battery Park.Read More

Alliant Energy donates $90,000 in community solar blocks to Habitat for Humanity

Alliant Energy donates $90,000 in community solar blocks to Habitat for Humanity

January 20, 2021 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Alliant Energy is donating $90,000 in solar blocks from its Fond du Lac community solar project to Habitat for Humanity of Fond du Lac County. Alliant Energy launched its Fond du Lac community solar project in early December. The company expects to start construction on the project, located southeast of theRead More

Alliant Energy launches first community solar project in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Alliant Energy launches first community solar project in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

December 9, 2020 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

Alliant Energy is launching its first community solar project. The solar garden will be located near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, nestled along the south side of state Highway 151, just to the west of the intersection with Hickory Road. Alliant Energy expects to start construction on the 1-megawatt community solarRead More

Alliant Energy plans to add over half a gigawatt of solar in rural Wisconsin

Alliant Energy plans to add over half a gigawatt of solar in rural Wisconsin

May 26, 2020 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

Alliant Energy plans to acquire and build a whopping 675 MW of solar in mostly rural areas in six Wisconsin counties: Grant, Jefferson, Richland, Rock, Sheboygan and Wood. Once operational, the energy from the projects will be enough to power 175,000 homes per year – making Alliant Energy the largest owner-operatorRead More

Madison Gas and Electric files to build a 20-MW solar project to benefit six big customers

Madison Gas and Electric files to build a 20-MW solar project to benefit six big customers

May 20, 2020 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) for approval of a 20-megawatt (MW) solar array to be built in Fitchburg, Wisc. Known as the O’Brien Solar Fields, the project will provide locally generated solar energy to local businesses, municipalities and publicRead More

Wisconsin approved a plan that will quintuple the state’s solar capacity

Wisconsin approved a plan that will quintuple the state’s solar capacity

April 15, 2019 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission approved five interrelated cases that will lead to a five-fold expansion of solar energy in Wisconsin, according to RENEW Wisconsin. The nonprofit estimates that Wisconsin closed 2018 with about 103 MW of solar power, about 80% of that residing on homes and buildings, directly serving theRead More