WE Energies

Environment
6:00 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Update: PSC Approves We Energies' Requested Rate Hike

Voices of opposition
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After months of contention, the Public Service Commission voted Friday to allow We Energies to raise fixed monthly charges from $9 to $16.

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Environment
6:00 am
Tue October 7, 2014

We Energies Revises Rate Change Proposal, Gives Solar Producers More Time to Adjust

Credit S Bence

If the proposal is approved, all customers will still see a jump in the fixed charge on their electric bills,  from $9 a month to $16.

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Environment
6:00 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Public Can Still Comment on We Energies' Proposed Rate Changes

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Before the public has its say about the utility's request to raise electric rates, especially for people who power with solar panels, We Energies faced a technical review before the Public Service Commission.

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Environment
8:21 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Milwaukee Common Council Takes Up We Energies' Proposed Solar Fee

The Eichman family in Milwaukee were early solar installers. They wanted to power up their electric car and offset their energy costs.
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The utility wants to add a surcharge for people who use solar. Alderman Tony Zielinski introduced a resolution to oppose the move Wednesday. 

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Economy & Business
5:54 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Big Utility Merger Proposed for Wisconsin and Neighboring States

The parent of We Energies wants to buy the parent of a Green Bay area utility.
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The wheels are spinning on a $9 billion utility merger.

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Economy & Business
3:59 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Moratorium Lifted, Energy Shutoffs May Begin

Utility companies on Tuesday may begin shutting off electricity because of overdue bills.
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On Tuesday, Utility companies in Wisconsin can begin disconnecting customers who have not paid their electricity bills.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu April 3, 2014

WE Energies says It has been a Good Partner to City of Milwaukee

Could the City of Milwaukee build its own power plant?

The Common Council has ordered two agencies to explore the city's options for becoming energy independent. WE Energies disputes reasons cited.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Power Competition Next Door may have Cost WE Energies a Customer

Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette, Michigan
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  WE Energies may close its power plant in Marquette, because a large mining customer there is switching providers. Unlike Wisconsin, Michigan allows electric choice.

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