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Next Phase Launched in City of La Crosse’s Sustainability Plan that Will Generate $11 Million in Savings

From Energy and Environment Leader, May 27, 2021. The City of La Crosse, Wisconsin has launched the next phase of its sustainability initiative. Building on the significant progress made through their initial sustainability investments, this next phase will deliver solar photovoltaic (PV) and energy efficiency installations throughout city fire stations, at community libraries and within […]

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Wisconsin regulators approve 1,400-acre Sheboygan County solar farm

From the Wisconsin State Journal, May 21, 2021. Wisconsin regulators have approved construction of a controversial 1,400-acre Sheboygan County solar farm over protests from nearby residents. The Public Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve the 150-megawatt Onion River solar project in the town of Holland, which is expected to produce enough electricity to supply […]

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Changes coming to Weston Power Plant

From, May 10, 2021. WESTON, Wis. (WAOW) — WPS’ parent company, the WEC Energy Group, recently put out its climate goals, and plenty inside that report will impact Central Wisconsin. While the company says it’s already cut carbon dioxide emissions by half since 2005, its goal is to reach net-zero carbon by 2050, and […]

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EV Turning Point: Momentum Builds for U.S. Electric Vehicle Transition

From Yale Environment 360, March 15, 2021. Last month’s failure of the Texas electric grid, coming just weeks after General Motors’ pledge to make only electric vehicles by 2035, highlights the daunting task the United States faces as it takes the first steps toward weaning its economy off fossil fuels. While GM’s announcement is striking […]

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How FedEx plans to become carbon neutral by 2040

From Fast Company, March 4, 2021. The shipping giant plans to fully electrify its delivery trucks. The planes are a harder problem. If you get a FedEx delivery in some Californian cities later this year, it might show up in a new electric delivery vehicle—and come down the sidewalk in a new electric pallet that […]

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Iowa capital adopts first-of-a-kind clean energy plan

From E & E News, January 13, 2021. Iowa’s capital has adopted what is thought to be the strongest clean electricity goal of any U.S. city — to run on renewable energy around the clock by 2035. The Des Moines City Council voted unanimously Monday night to adopt a resolution to establish the 24/7 clean […]