Utility News

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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Mid-Year Update on Coal and Nuclear Costs, and Rate Cases
Tom Content

 We’re almost halfway through a strange and tumultuous year, and that makes now a good time to update you on a number of our cases at the Public Service Commission. …

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COVID-19: How CUB is Responding
Tom Content

We all face challenges from the COVID-19 crisis. Here at CUB we think worrying about your utility service should not be one of them. And, thanks to quick work and…

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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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WEC residential customers targeted for big rate hikes
870 450 Tom Content

We knew this was likely to be a big year of controversy with the We Energies rate case. Now we know what We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service are looking…

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PSC endorses $128 million ‘Rent-a-Roof’ pilot for We Energies
Tom Content

The Public Service Commission adopted a solar program for We Energies on Thursday that could cost customers more than $128 million over the next 30 years and increase rates by nearly $8…

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Finding Your Voice – What’s Your Role in our Energy Democracy?
870 450 Tom Content

The new issue of Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine features an insightful look at Wisconsin’s complex energy system, breaking it down and explaining it in an accessible way. The article and…

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