Articles from Wisconsin

Trying to spark alternative energy: Pending state legislation would target goals and funding sources

A report prepared for the task force says the state could justify spending between $75 million and $121 million annually on energy efficiency programs. After five years, the study says, that would defer the need for one average size power plant, save enough electricity for up to 240,000 homes and enough natural gas for up to 65,000 homes.
22 Dec 2005

Wind farm developer challenges moratorium - Company claims county is stalling its wind farm study

MANITOWOC — A Wisconsin wind farm developer has filed a claim against Manitowoc County alleging its 12-month moratorium on wind farms is illegal. Emerging Energies LLP of Hubertus alleges the moratorium, issued May 17, has damaged the company's plans to construct seven large-scale, industrial wind turbines around the village of Mishicot.
1 Dec 2005

Wind makes waves over Horicon

Some of the turbines of the 200- megawatt project could be within two miles of the border of the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, a refuge that was named by the National Wildlife Refuge Association as one of the nation's six most threatened refuges.
13 Sep 2005
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