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10.24.2014 | 56 days ago | Posted at 02:55 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
It’s pretty safe to say that We Energies’ proposed rate hikes and new penalties on clean energy systems are pretty unpopular. No matter how you slice it, consumers will pay more simply to improve the monopoly’s bottom line. But We Energies claims it’s all about “fairness.” Right.  So when a representative from a Houston group named Consumers Energy Alliance submitted 2,500 names ...
09.11.2014 | 100 days ago | Posted at 11:51 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
We Energies is proposing to change the way it bills all of its customers, which would have a huge, negative impact on people who use clean energy sources, such as wind, solar and biogas. Of course, if We Energies gets its way, it’ll have an impact on all of its customers, because we’ll all end up paying for these extra charges in one way or another.  Tonight, you can get more information...
09.05.2014 | 105 days ago | Posted at 02:05 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Wow.  We Energies is totally out of step with sentiment in Wisconsin. At the very moment this regulated monopoly is attacking solar, wind and biodigester owners, a new bipartisan poll shows unbelievable support for clean energy production in the state. The poll, commissioned by Clean Wisconsin and conducted by a Republican firm (Public Opinion Strategies) and a Democratic firm (Fairbank,...
09.03.2014 | 108 days ago | Posted at 12:09 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
This morning, a pro-solar energy resolution sponsored by Ald. Tony Zielinski and Common Council President Michael Murphy was sent to the Judiciary and Legislation Committee for a hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15.  The resolution takes aim at We Energies’ proposal to make solar and other renewable energy sources more expensive so that they don’t become a threat to their monopoly. ...
08.29.2014 | 112 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

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