The 10th such solar project considered by Wisconsin regulators, the project highlights the tensions brewing as Wisconsin utilities seek to replace coal-fired power with clean energy.
A solar-energy array is a costly project for your home. But it has gotten less expensive recently, thanks to systems getting more efficient and effective.
Dear Editor: The fate of 250 square miles of the beautiful Driftless region is in the hands of about 50 landowners.
Show 6/11. An amazing place to call home! 7+ acre farmette is a beautiful oasis only 20 min. from Madison, just outside cute, little Cambridge…
Our take: Waterproof solar-powered lights that provide warm, cozy light with eight different lighting modes.
In 1992, Kathy Kuntz enrolled in UW-Madison, expecting to earn a PhD in history, but it was a temp job as a receptionist at a nonprofit that led her into what would become a career in energy.
La Crosse was recognized Wednesday for the city’s efforts to make it faster, easier and more affordable for people to switch to solar power.
The combination of tax and production-based incentives create a faster payback period, which could propel our family from looking longingly at the sunshine and actually installing solar panels.
Family-run since 1876, Hofmühl Brewery's owner Benno Emslander took over in 1993, growing annual production from 15,000 hectoliters to 80,000, while offering 12 varieties of beer. (To compare, Sam Adams producer Boston Beer Company brews 5 million hectoliters per year.)
The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians and the Forest County Potawatomi Community are among 12 tribal governments to share more than $16 million in energy security and resilience grants.
Dear Editor: Several recent letters here have called for solar panels on roofs as a way to "go green" without transmission power lines. With t…
In regard to collecting energy from a source in space, the natural answer is the sun.
In setting the goal of Wisconsin being "carbon-free" by 2050, Gov. Evers shouldn’t overlook the intermittency challenges posed by wind and solar power. A variety of options should be used in combination to help Wisconsin responsibly meet its considerable energy needs.
The 100 percent Renewable Madison plan would require up-front investments of $95 million but promises to dramatically reduce emissions and deliver substantial savings over time.
Under Wisconsin law, public utilities are regulated by the PSC. The law defines a public utility as any entity providing “heat, light, water or power … to or for the public.” Utilities and renewable energy advocates disagree on what “the public” actually means and whether it should apply to an agreement between two parties.
Opponents say participants will get less money than if they installed their own panels, and all utility ratepayers will bear the costs of the program, which they worry will become a template for other utilities to follow.
The Village Board of Pairie du Sac voted 6-1, with Board member Raymond Bolton the lone yes vote, to deny an exception to an ordinance limiting the total number of dogs and cats kept at a residence.
Jumping out ahead of the rest of the country, California has moved to require solar panels on all new homes and low-rise apartment buildings starting in 2020.
CHICAGO — In the world of government policy, two chief dangers always loom.The first is people with bad intentions using every available means…
Add a self-sustaining, warm white glow to your garden, patio, deck, pool, pathway, or camp site with these solar string lights! Just place the solar panel in direct sunlight for 6 hours, and the lights will work for up to 10 hours! The lights automatically turn on in the dark, and turn off during the day.