Luke Tonachel, Director, Clean Vehicles and Fuels Group, Climate and Energy Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council talks with the WEB about the federal rollback of the fuel economy standards. The fuel economy standards require gradual improvements in mpg for vehicles over time. If we kept the current standards in place the average new […]
On this episode of the WEB we replay one of our favorite interviews. We talk with Lauren Azar about the grid, microgrids, threats to the grid and the future of renewable energy. A former DOE and WI Public Service Commission official – Ms. Azar was appointed in December 2018 to Gov. Evers’ Agriculture, Energy, and Natural […]
On this episode you will hear part two of our interview with Keith Reopelle of Dane County’s Office of Energy and Climate. Keith will describe the County’s investments in clean energy including the $25 million investment to clean up methane gas generated at the County landfill and make it available for other uses including fuel […]
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 […]
Solar energy is certainly cheap once you get it up and running, but those initial installation costs are a significant hurdle. The City of Madison’s RENEW program can help. WORT’s Wisconsin Energy Broadcast host Heather Allen speaks to Jane McCurry and Sam Dunaiski from RENEW Wisconsin.
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 […]