December 2018 Director’s Note

2018 has been a fast-paced year in transition to a clean energy economy with big milestones in all sectors at less cost. Utilities were able to replace large coal generation plants with renewable generation at lower cost. …

October 2018 Director’s Note

“Global Investment in Wind and Solar Energy Is Outshining Fossil Fuels” was the title of an article in The Wall Street Journal in June 2018. It’s evident that the clean energy transformation is accelerating rapidly now that it’s …

September 2018 Director’s Note

Fall has arrived and with it great opportunities to get out to explore Wisconsin’s brilliant renewable energy landscape. RENEW Wisconsin offers a Ride with RENEW bicycle tour September 29 to visit innovative wind, solar, geothermal and biogas …

August 2018 Director’s Note

The world surpassed the 1 terawatt (TW) wind and solar capacity milestone late June 2018 with 54 percent wind and 46 percent solar according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance report. The first TW is estimated to …

July 2018 Director’s Note

The Energy On Wisconsin newsletter every month is full of items that document the clean energy transformation underway in Wisconsin, nationally and globally. Cities and businesses are adopting 100 percent renewable energy goals, utilities are …

May/June 2018 Director’s Note

Wisconsin’s solar profile is hot with massive projects being planned and constructed across the state and notable activity in all sectors including utility scale, business, public and residential, as covered in this newsletter. This will …

April 2018 Director’s Note

Wisconsin cities are beginning to leapfrog over their energy independent community goals of generating 25% renewable energy locally by 2025 to 100 percent renewable energy use by 2050. Madison, Eau Claire, Middleton and others are …

January 2018 Director’s Note

Global 100% Renewable Energy is a transformative initiative for a renewable energy future for power, heating/cooling and transportation widely adopted globally in 2017 ISES. In the US, more than 50 cities committed to 100% renewable energy goals …