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Red Rock Hydroelectric Project: Successfully Generating New Power from a Pre-Existing Dam

There are challenges to adding power generating capability to a dam built for flood control, but the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project shows that the obstacles are not insurmountable. With the…


Retirement Set for Wisconsin’s Second-Largest Coal Plant
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The Columbia Energy Center, a two-unit 1,100-MW coal-fired station located in Columbia County, Wisconsin, south of Portage, will be permanently retired by the end of 2024.    Alliant Energy, which…


Sun shines bright in Alliant Energy’s Iowa Clean Energy Blueprint

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 29, 2020) – Today, Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) introduces the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa, a path for accelerating their transition to cleaner energy for customers.…


Map Shows 'Low-Impact' Locations for Wind Power

A global environmental group that works to protect land, water, and wildlife said states in what it considers the U.S. “wind belt” can develop wind power generation to meet renewable…


Xcel Moves Forward With Wind Power Expansion

Xcel Energy plans to add about 1,550 MW of wind power to its portfolio in the Upper Midwest with the addition of seven wind farms expected to be operational by…