Wisconsin utility regulators have allowed electric utilities to earn above-average profits compared with power companies in other states, but that may be changing, according to November 9 report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Wisconsin’s prohibitive electric rates could drive some of the state’s biggest industrial energy customers to relocate or expand elsewhere, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) is being cautioned (Docket No. 5-ES-108).
Wisconsin Power & Light – a subsidiary of Alliant Energy that distributes electricity to 459,000 customers and natural gas to 180,000 customers in Dairyland – has filed (Docket No. 6680-UR-120) with the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSCW) for adjusted electricity and natural gas base rates for 2017 and 2018, the utility announced on May 20.