Press Releases

July 16, 2020: Utility disconnections: CUB seeks delay in shutoffs, urges those in need to seek energy, rental aid
Tom Content

Preview(opens in a new tab) The Citizens Utility Board, Wisconsin’s utility consumer advocate, is calling for utilities to be flexible with customers, waive penalties for nonpayment and delay disconnecting customers…

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August 20, 2019: PSC misses the mark by approving a risky power line that may never deliver on its promises
Rich Storck

Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin (CUB) strongly disagrees with Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) approval today of a $500 million power line project from Dubuque, Iowa to Middleton, Wisconsin.…

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February 28, 2019: CUB celebrates 40 years of advocacy
Tom Content

The Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin will celebrate four decades of standing up to power on behalf of homeowners, renters and small businesses on April 7 in Milwaukee. Lakefront Brewery,…

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July 17, 2018: MGE Settlement Delivers Big Win for Customers
Tom Content

For Immediate Release:    July 17, 2018 More Information: Tom Content, (608) 251-3322 x 12, (414) 550-4712 (cell) A Big Win for Customers: MGE Rate Settlement Cuts Costs, Keeps Fixed Charge…

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May 25, 2018: Alliant Customers to Benefit from Settlement
Rich Storck

For Immediate Release:   May 25, 2018 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Alliant Customers Can Expect Savings from Settlement with Customer Groups, Tax Reform MADISON,…

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December 7, 2017: Xcel Energy customers face higher fixed fees
Leah Steinberg

For Immediate Release:   December 7, 2017 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Xcel Energy customers face higher fixed fees, PSC misses opportunity to rein…

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September 21, 2017: Governor Walker signs Budget Supporting Utility Customer Advocacy
Leah Steinberg

For Immediate Release:   September 21, 2017 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Governor Walker signs Budget Supporting Utility Customer Advocacy With the state biennial budget…

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