Author: Tom Content

Mid-Year Update on Coal and Nuclear Costs, and Rate Cases

 We’re almost halfway through a strange and tumultuous year, and that makes now a good time to update you on a number of our cases at the Public Service Commission.  Here’s a look at some of the cases we’re tracking:  Coal plant retirement costs: CUB will be filing comments

COVID-19: How CUB is Responding

We all face challenges from the COVID-19 crisis. Here at CUB we think worrying about your utility service should not be one of them. And, thanks to quick work and cooperation from Governor Tony Evers and our utilities, Wisconsin customers don’t fear being shut off or incurring penalties or big

CUB Celebrates Staying Power at 40th Anniversary Celebration

           Nearly 70 people attended as CUB celebrated 40 years of work for the people of Wisconsin and its founding by the Wisconsin Legislature in the fall of 1979.            The bill creating a nonpartisan consumer advocate for customers of Wisconsin’s utilities was signed into law 40

CUB 2018 Annual Report: 40 Years of Savings and Advocacy

Our 40th Anniversary Edition and 2018 Annual Report is out and we’re pleased to share it with you. We combined a retrospective about our 40 years of advocacy as the nation’s first Citizens Utility Board with our report on significant cases and work in 2018. CUB held its Milwaukee 40th

WEC residential customers targeted for big rate hikes

We knew this was likely to be a big year of controversy with the We Energies rate case. Now we know what We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service are looking for with the filing of the second phase of their applications. Now we know that they want to push most of the price hikes onto

Utility Bill Clinics delve into ways to save $$$

            Thanks to those who attended CUB’s presentations on how to save on energy bills and Utility Bill Clinics. We hosted these events throughout the month of April at or near all four locations of Outpost Natural Foods, a CUB Small Businessr all four locations of Outpost Natural Foods, a