Press Releases

December 16, 2010: PSC Reduces Rate Hike Requested by WPS

For Immediate Release: December 16, 2010 PSC Reduces Rate Hike Requested by WPS MADISON — Today the Public Service Commission reduced the rate hike for electricity sought by Wisconsin Public Service Corp. In its request filed on April 1, 2010, WPS sought to increase electricity rates by $64.2

December 15, 2010: Energy Efficiency Saves Money for Ratepayers

For Immediate Release: December 15, 2010 Energy Efficiency Saves Money for Ratepayers MADISON — The Citizens Utility Board applauds Tuesday’s approval by the Committee on Joint Finance of the proposal by the Public Service Commission to increase investments in energy efficiency for 2011 through

July 6, 2010: CUB Sues PSC Regarding Subsidies for Industrial Customers

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2010 CUB Sues PSC Regarding Subsidies for Industrial Customers MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board filed a lawsuit on Friday, July 2 against the Public Service Commission for its decision to allow Wisconsin Power & Light to give discounts to industrial

April 16, 2010: CEJA Will Reduce Electricity Bills

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2010 Clean Energy Jobs Act Will Reduce Electricity Bills MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board would like to note that the energy efficiency and renewable energy provisions of the Clean Energy Jobs Act, as amended, will result in lower electricity bills

April 7, 2010: Telephone Deregulation Legislation Harms Consumers

For Immediate Release: April 7, 2010 Telephone Deregulation Legislation Will Harm Consumers Statement of Charlie Higley, Executive Director “The Citizens Utility Board strongly opposes telephone deregulation legislation AB 696 & SB 469. “Although there are over 4 million

April 1, 2010: Residential Ratepayers Subsidize Industrial Customers

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2010 Residential Ratepayers Will Likely Subsidize Industrial Customers MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board is sorely disappointed by yesterday’s decision by the Public Service Commission, which will allow Wisconsin Power & Light to give discounts

December 3, 2009: CUB Supports Gov. Doyle on Global Warming

For Immediate Release: December 3, 2009 Citizens Utility Board Supports Recommendations of Gov. Doyle’s Task Force on Global Warming Statement of Charlie Higley, Executive Director “Despite the inaccurate assertions by Rep. Mike Huebsch, the Citizens Utility Board supports the

December 1, 2009: Nuclear restrictions still make sense

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2009 Nuclear restrictions still make sense, coalition says Repeal of Wisconsin’s restrictions on new nuclear power reactors is “a gift to the dying nuclear industry that Wisconsin residents can’t afford,” a Carbon Free Nuclear Free

August 28, 2009: Electricity Consumers Sue PSC Regarding Wind Farm

For Immediate Release: August 28, 2009 Electricity Consumers Sue PSC Regarding Wind Farm PSC Ignored Law in Approving Half-Billion-Dollar Project MADISON – The Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group and the Citizens Utility Board today filed a lawsuit against the Public Service Commission of