Editorial: MGE keeping its word in creating community energy plan

Editorial: MGE keeping its word in creating community energy plan

Neil Heinen’s editorial piece noted, “We said we would hold Madison Gas and Electric to its word, and we are. And we find both the results of phase two of its work building a community energy plan and the initial responses to those results positive.

The initial result of roughly six months of planning and four months of community meetings is what the utility is calling an Energy 2030 Framework. It’s a framework, not a plan.

The actual plan will be built in the next two phases. But the framework includes goals of providing 30 percent of retail customers’ energy needs from renewable sources by 2030, a forty percent reduction in carbon emissions, encouraging peak usage energy efficiency and conservation, and holding rates at current levels next year.”

Watch the full story here from WISC-TV, December 11, 2015