Wisconsin Co-op Will Close Coal-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 19:52:14 +0000

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Wisconsin-based Dairyland Power Cooperative on Jan. 23 said it would close its 345-MW coal-fired Genoa Station No. 3 by year-end 2021. The move comes as the La Crosse-based utility continues to phase out coal-fired power generation while it develops a new, $700-million natural gas-fired plant, and ramps up its use of renewable power sources. The […]

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Wisconsin PSC Backs Construction of Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:21:31 +0000

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Construction of a $700 million natural gas-fired power plant near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border was authorized by Wisconsin regulators on Jan. 16, over the objections of environmental groups who have said the plant is not needed. Dairyland Power Cooperative and Minnesota Power would jointly own the 625-MW Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which on its current timeline […]

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Minnesota Court Blocks Construction of Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 20:31:45 +0000

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A Minnesota court on Dec. 23 said a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in neighboring Wisconsin needs more environmental review before construction can proceed, reversing an earlier decision by the state‚Äôs Public Utilities Commission (PUC) that approved the facility. The state Court of Appeals on Monday said state regulators must look at whether the Nemadji […]

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