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Consumers Win as Iowa Strikes Down Anticompetitive ROFR Law
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Madison – In a victory for electricity consumers, the Iowa District Court for Polk County has set aside Iowa’s unconstitutional Right of First Refusal (ROFR) law and regulation. In addition,…

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PSC to We Energies: More Savings Needed for Customers When Coal Plants Shut Down
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MADISON – State regulators sent a clear signal: We Energies needs to increase savings for customers as it transitions away from coal-fired power.The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday asked…

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WPS Electric Rates to Come Down in 2024
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MADISON – State regulators on Tuesday approved a reduction in 2024 electricity rates for customers of Wisconsin Public Service Corp. in northeastern and northern Wisconsin.The state Public Service Commission authorized…

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Alliant Rate Hike Approved, PSC Demands Savings When Coal Plants Retire
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MADISON – Wisconsin utility regulators on Thursday approved a sizable increase in electric rates for customers of Alliant Energy but sent a strong message that they want to see more…

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Xcel rate increase pared back, PSC denies higher profits
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MADISON — Customers of Xcel Energy will see a much smaller increase on electric bills come January after state regulators sided with CUB and voted to block the company’s request…

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PSC Trims MGE Rate Hike, Signals Concern on Customer Affordability
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MADISON – Utility regulators voted Friday to reduce the size of Madison Gas & Electric’s rate increase for customers and take a small but important step to trim the utility’s…

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Rate Cases: CUB Weighs in for Lower Monopoly Profits, More Consumer Protections
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Profits for monopoly utilities in Wisconsin have been too high for too long, with customers paying the price. That was the core message in testimony the Citizens Utility Board of…

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Double-Digit Rate Hike Approved for We Energies Customers
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Electricity costs for residential customers of We Energies will increase by 11% in January after the state Public Service Commission approved a rate increase that kept the utility’s profit rate…

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WPS Profits Kept Too High as PSC Approves Electric Rate Hike
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Electricity costs for customers of Wisconsin Public Service will increase in January after the state Public Service Commission approved a rate increase that kept the utility’s profit rate well above…

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CUB Fights High Utility Profits, Secures Wins in Rate Settlement
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The Citizens Utility Board and other groups have reached an agreement with two Wisconsin utilities on a partial rate case settlement that provides important wins for residential utility customers while…

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