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David Michael Miller

On top of everything else, Foxconn is getting $117 million for construction of high-voltage power lines and a new substation. Electric ratepayers from around the state will subsidize this project though they will not be benefiting from it. Read more

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No power meant forced closures for many downtown Madison businesses. Somehow the bargain event of the season on State Street — Maxwell Street Days — was not affected. Read more

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The world has 12 years to prevent catastrophic climate change. So why are Wisconsin’s utilities still burning coal? Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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David Michael Miller

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

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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? Read more

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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. Read more

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