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08.29.2014 | 3 days ago | Posted at 02:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Unfortunately, We Energies isn’t the only fossil fuel-based utility that’s attacking solar panel owners.  It’s part of a national campaign to destroy the solar industry by making clean energy unaffordable for the average homeowner.  The utilities say they will enter a “death spiral” as more and more of their customers opt out of their monopolies and go it alone with their ro...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

‘Unprecedented’ attempt to destroy solar industry and penalize clean energy users in Wisconsin

At the very moment solar energy is becoming an affordable, realistic option for homeowners and businesses, the state’s largest utility, We Energies, is attempting to strike a fatal
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Off the Cuff with Co-Chair Renee Johnson

 Renee Johnson may have “WE Energies procurement manager” on her business cards, but she’s got another important duty on her plate: co-chair of United Performing Arts Fund’s Next Generation initiative. As one of three individuals
05.06.2014 | 119 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM

Chicks could hatch as early as Friday

By Norman Ware
It's not the most likely setting for a feel-good story, but roughly 20 percent of Wisconsin's peregrine falcon population stems from an unlikely home: a We Energies power plant chimney. For years, the energy company's chimneys have hosted nesting boxes for the once-endangered species, which the company estimates will have produced more than 200 peregrines by the end of this year. Currently the fal...
Friday, April 12, 2013

A Conversation with Ian Abston

Ian Abston is the young president of NEWaukee. Off The Cuff asked him about the organization and its Young Professional Week, April 15-21
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Cardinal Stritch walks away from Cousins Center purchase

Environmentalists see an opportunity. The cash- strapped Archdiocese of Milwaukee has put the Cousins Center in St. Francis back up for sale, now that a deal to sell the property to Cardinal Stritch University has fallen through. “We have the same sense of urgency that we’ve had for the past two years,” said John...
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

The years-long battle to stop the expansion of We Energies’ coal plant in Oak Creek may have come to an end last week, when the utility and environmental groups agreed to settle their differences. Instead of continuing their legal challenge to the plant—which is scheduled to be fired up in 2009—Clean Wisconsin...

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