Madison Gas & Electric

Green energy could be Wisconsin’s next big industry, providing high-paying jobs. The field is experiencing a job boom that reflects economics, not any sort of liberal agenda. more

Jul 13, 2017 5:00 AM News 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

As home solar panels and conservation become more popular, the company is losing market share. One way to help grow its business is by promoting an electric transportation system. more

Jun 1, 2017 5:00 AM News


David Michael Miller

The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been met with protests at every turn — first the Women’s March, then the airport sit-ins, then the general strikes. Now, scientists and climate activists are taking a turn. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM News 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

Watchdog group RePower Madison gives Madison Gas & Electric an overall grade of D+ in new “energy report card.” The utility company says its “long-term direction is consistent” with input from the community. more

Dec 19, 2016 7:59 PM News 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

For the past year, Madison Gas and Electric has been meticulously gathering input from customers about what they want the utility to become. But not everyone is convinced the utility is actually listening. more

Apr 28, 2016 5:00 AM News 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

The state’s Public Service Commission has approved MGE's community solar project, the first in Dane County. more

Mar 11, 2016 3:26 PM News


David Michael Miller

​Community solar projects are a popular trend around the country, but Wisconsin lags in building them. MGE has proposed Dane County’s first project in Middleton. But will the state’s Public Service Commission approve it? more

Mar 10, 2016 5:00 AM News


David Michael Miller

​About a year ago MGE launched a public process to create a community energy partnership that would guide the utility’s future energy plans. But citizen input has been minimal. more

Feb 11, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion 1 Comments