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Check out CUB’s first small business webinar

CUB is partnering with different organizations to provide perspectives and resources for small businesses about the changing world of energy and utilities. The series debuted last week, and if you missed it you can watch it here and find all the presentations here. The first webinar, “Business Energy Trends 2022: Challenges & Opportunities for Your …

Support CUB Outreach, Donate to The Big Share

CUB is gearing up for a big one-day fundraising campaign, The Big Share, which will take place on Tuesday, March 1. We’re excited to announce that friends of CUB will match donations dollar for dollar up to $2,500 in this year’s The Big Share. Help us reach our goal of $5,000! CUB is one of …

Power Plant Projects Need Rigorous Review

As 2022 starts we are gearing up for a big year with a high-profile rate case involving the two utilities owned by WEC Energy Group, We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service. While we prepare for that, it hasn’t been a quiet time in the PSC case arena.  Our regulatory team is focused on plans for building new power …

Prepare for higher heating costs this winter

Brace yourselves for higher heating bills this winter, Wisconsin. Wisconsin utilities and the Energy Information Administration are warning of higher heating costs this winter given natural gas prices that are twice what they were a year ago. Depending on how severe the winter is, households could pay hundreds of dollars more this winter compared with …

CUB Annual Report 2020

Making Strides in a Tough Year: 2021 CUB Annual Report

CUB’s annual report highlights savings for customers, advocacy for those less fortunate during the pandemic and our work to position CUB for stability and strength in the years ahead. The 2020 Annual Report, available here, provides a snapshot of what Your Independent Consumer Voice worked on during the pandemic. The report thanks loyal CUB members …

$387 Million in Emergency Aid for Utility Customers

In response to the economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, Wisconsin and local units of government have $387 million available to help renters with overdue rent payments and utility bills. Wisconsin’s Department of Administration this week unveiled a new $322 million program that will help renters pay overdue rent and utility bills. The program implements …