Post Tagged with: "Wisconsin"

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

Winning the Midwest: We look at how a new solar market is forming in the Midwest

Winning the Midwest: We look at how a new solar market is forming in the Midwest

May 8, 2017 at 8:35 am 2 comments

You’ve probably heard, but more solar is being installed than ever before. As the cost of solar dropped the last decade, the economic case in areas of the country with high electricity prices was simple. This isn’t the case in the Midwest, where energy costs are lower, which keeps everyoneRead More

Details on a record-breaking solar install program in Wisconsin

Details on a record-breaking solar install program in Wisconsin

November 22, 2016 at 2:56 pm 1 comment

Fifty-two home and business owners in the Milwaukee area have helped the Milwaukee Shines and Solar Shorewood solar group buy programs reach 174 kW of installed solar, the largest total for a solar group buy program in Wisconsin to date. The programs, which were a partnership between the City of Milwaukee’sRead More

Distributed generation fee struck down in Wisconsin

Distributed generation fee struck down in Wisconsin

November 2, 2015 at 5:30 pm 2 comments

The Dane County Circuit Court in Wisconsin struck down discriminatory charges on solar customers in a verbal ruling delivered by Judge Peter Anderson. The ruling was needed to reverse the Wisconsin Public Service Commission’s December 2014 decision to add a discriminatory fee on distributed generation customers in We Energies’ territory. TheRead More