Press Releases

May 21, 2009: Investment in Nuclear Power Endangers Taxpayers

For Immediate Release: May 21, 2009 Investment in Nuclear Power over Efficiency and Renewable Energy Endangers Taxpayers, Ratepayers & Public Health Twelve Wisconsin groups submitted a letter to the Governor and State Legislators today asserting that the substantive problems of long-term

May 8, 2009: Alliant Energy Hits Customers with Large Rate Hike Request

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2009alliant Alliant Energy Hits Customers with Large Rate Hike Request MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board has grave concerns for the ratepayers of Alliant Energy, which today applied with the Public Service Commission to raise electricity rates for 2010 by

February 24, 2009: CUB and PSC Develop Energy Efficiency Program

For Immediate Release: February 24, 2009 Citizens Utility Board and Wisconsin Public Service Corporation to Develop Innovative Energy Efficiency and Conservation Program Madison and Green Bay, WI – The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) have

August 12, 2008: PSC Staff Slam Alliant Energy’s Proposed Coal Plant

For Immediate Release: August 12, 2008 PSC Staff Slam Alliant Energy’s Proposed Cassville Coal Plant Proposed Plant too Expensive, Use of Renewable Fuels Uncertain Madison, Wis – Alliant Energy’s proposed Cassville coal plant would increase electricity bills and might never

April 8, 2008: Retiring Coal Burning Plants in Oak Creek Saves Millions

For Immediate Release: April 8, 2008 Retiring Oldest Coal Burning Plants in Oak Creek Would Protect the Environment and Save Customers $100 Million MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Clean Wisconsin asked the Public Service Commission (PSC) to deny an application by We

March 6, 2008: Assembly Threatens Wisconsin with Risks of Nuclear Power

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2008 Assembly Threatens Wisconsin with Costs and Risks of Nuclear Power MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board and Clean Wisconsin would like to thank the members of the State Assembly that voted yesterday against AB 346, which would repeal Wisconsin’s

December 20, 2007: PSC Decisions Reduce Size of Rate Increase

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2007 PSC Decisions Reduce Size of Electric Rate Increase Sought by We Energies MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board commends the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for substantially reducing the size of the electric rate increase that We Energies

November 14, 2007: PSC Shouldn’t Deregulate AT&T in the Dark

For Immediate Release: November 14, 2007 PSC Shouldn’t Deregulate AT&T in the Dark MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) today filed comments with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC), urging the agency to continue monitoring the impacts of its decision to