We kick off this show with news about major utility commitments announced in August to reduce CO2 emissions. We speak with Will Dean of RENEW WI about emissions reduction pledges from WEC Energy Group and Alliant Energy and what that will mean for the future of renewable energy in WI. Keith Reopelle, Director of the […]
On this special one year anniversary episode of the Wisconsin Energy Broadcast, we explore the world of biogas! A 2014 survey conducted by the State of WI Office of Energy found that there are 136 operating anerobic biodigesters in WI. There are four main types of biodigesters in use today: 1) municipal wastewater, 2) landfill gas […]
In 2017 Fitchburg installed 362 kw of solar power on City buildings including the library and fire station. Experts Erica Kleutmeier and Tony Hartmann from the City of Fitchburg talk about their solar projects and what it takes to make it happen in local government. Check out the live data about their solar power generation […]
The City of Madison is in its 3rd year of the solar trainee installer program. The 2018 class of solar installers (Hattie, Valerie and Eric) stopped by the studio to talk about their experiences on the rooftops of Madison. Matt Parks and Will McMahon of the City of Madison Engineering Department explained that the City […]
Vanessa Tutos of EDP Renewables talks with Nan and Heather about the 98 MW Quilt Block Wind Farm in Layfayette County. Also thanks to Renew WI for sharing the good news from the PSC about the Focus on Energy program!
Scientists Ashray Manur and David Sehloff of the UW-Madison sit down with WEB hosts Nan Fey and Heather Allen to talk about their invention EnerGyan. EnerGyan is a programmable electricity grid in a box. They have found this tool helps bridge the gap between programmers and electrical engineers to allow for comprehensive training and an […]