Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Wisconsin Wants to Use Focus on Energy Funding to Boost Internet Speed

12 Dec , 2016  

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Advocates’ fears realized as Wisconsin directs energy dollars to internet access Midwest Energy News, December 9, 2016 Wisconsin ranks 49th in the country for internet speed and gets low marks for citizens’ access to broadband internet. The situation is hurting the state’s economy, experts say, and few would argue against investments to improve this situation.  But clean […]

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Program Evaluation, Programs & Policy

Wisconsin’s Energy Efficiency Programs Under Fire

8 Mar , 2016  

Bill would cut funding for Wisconsin energy efficiency program Midwest Energy News, March 4, 2016. Image credit: Hans Wisconsin’s ratepayer-supported energy efficiency program could see a reduction in funding under a pending proposal in the state legislature. The bill, AB804, would cut about $7 million a year from the state’s Focus on Energy program. It was […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

Wisconsin’s Energy Code Update Lags

8 Oct , 2014  

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“People building new buildings are missing the benefits of efficiency improvements that the rest of the country is taking advantage of,” said Reopelle, who heads the nonprofit environmental group Clean Wisconsin. “We’ve stopped improving our buildings in terms of health and safety and efficiency.”

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