A rate settlement between Madison Gas and Electric and Wisconsin’s Citizens Utility Board may mean lower electricity bills for Madisonians in the near future. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) is a non-profit organization that advocates for lower cost and more reliable utility services across the state. For more on the settlement, our producer Jonah Chester […]
Today, Madison-based Alliant Energy announced plans to close its last Wisconsin-based coal plant by the end of 2024. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the closure of the Columbia coal facility, located near Portage and constructed in the mid-1970s, will help the company avoid about $250 million in maintenance and upgrades. For more on what […]
An environmental advocacy group is alleging that firefighting foam has contaminated Lake Monona. This comes two months after firefighters put out a fire at an MG & E substation. Martin Rakacolli has the story.