Press Releases

September 18, 2007: Nuclear Power Plant Will Cause Higher Rates

For Immediate Release: September 18, 2007 Sale of Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant Will Cause Higher Rates, More Nuclear Pollution, and Loss of Control Over Wisconsin’s Nuclear Future MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board and Clean Wisconsin strongly disagree with the decision made

February 8, 2007: PSC Approves Risky Merger between WPSR and Peoples

For Immediate Release: February 8, 2007 PSC Approves Risky Merger between WPSR and Peoples MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board is disappointed with the decision made today by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC), which approved the merger between WPS Resources Corporation and

January 11, 2007: PSC Correctly Rejects Special Rates for ERCO

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2007 PSC Correctly Rejects Special Rates for ERCO MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board applauds the decision made today by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) to reject the requests by ERCO Worldwide and Wisconsin Power & Light Co. (WPL)

December 20, 2006: Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant Should Not Be Sold

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2006 Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant Should Not Be Sold MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board is opposed to the proposed sale of the Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant, announced today by We Energies, which intends to sell it to FPL Energy, a utility holding

November 13, 2006: WPL Ratepayers Should Not Bail Out ERCO

For Immediate Release: November 13, 2006 WPL Ratepayers Should Not Bail Out ERCO MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) recently filed a legal brief urging the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) to reject proposals by ERCO Worldwide, Inc. and by Wisconsin Power & Light

March 8, 2006: Assembly Passes Energy Legislation

For Immediate Release: March 8, 2006 Assembly Passes Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Legislation MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) highly commends the Wisconsin State Assembly, which unanimously passed legislation last night that will strengthen efforts to save energy and

November 10, 2005: PSC Decision Gouges Ratepayers of We Energies

For Immediate Release: November 10, 2005 PSC Decision Gouges Ratepayers of We Energies MADISON – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) broke its own rules when it voted today to allow We Energies to keep $52 million in extra profits instead of refunding the money to electric

October 3, 2005: CUB Supports Decision-Making Reforms at PSC

For Immediate Release: October 03, 2005 CUB Supports Decision-Making Reforms at PSC MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board supports the draft settlement announced today between the Wisconsin Attorney General and the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) regarding secret meetings