As health care providers seek to expand clean energy, a new program will help them overcome the space limitations of their campuses.
Republican attorneys general from three Midwest states say an investigation into whether oil giant Exxon Mobil misled investors about the risks of climate change is a “grave mistake” and an effort to “police the global warming debate.”
Madison’s City Council adopted an ambitious energy plan at its meeting on Tuesday June 7, with only one no vote from the 20-member council.
Attorneys general in Michigan, Wisconsin and Missouri are “out of step” with the majority of voters in their state who support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, according to polling released last week.
The actor and environmentalist said Wisconsin’s political climate shouldn’t hold it back on energy efficiency — and Milwaukee is already proving his case.
In Wisconsin, where state regulators and utilities have been perceived as cool to renewable energy, rural co-ops are making major investments in solar power.
A Wisconsin utility that has drawn criticism for fixed-charge increases now finds clean-energy advocate in its court as it seeks approval for a community solar program.
Wisconsin’s ratepayer-supported energy efficiency program could see a reduction in funding under a pending proposal in the state legislature.
Vermont and Wisconsin are kindred spirits in many ways, with lush rolling hills dotted with dairy farms and a history of populist politics. In recent years, though, the states have charted very different paths, particularly on energy.
While the utility serving Madison, Wisconsin has recently made a public commitment to expand renewable power and cut emissions, clean-energy advocates say they still have unanswered questions.