MGE’s Proposed Rate Change Dismays Conservationists

MGE’s Proposed Rate Change Dismays Conservationists

In 2006, Kurt Reinhold invested $20,000 installing solar panels on the roof of his home. A former high school science teacher, he was concerned about climate change and wanted to reduce his carbon emissions. But now MGE is proposing a sweeping restructuring of its rate plans for 2015, which critics say will have two effects: discouraging clean energy and conservation investments like Reinhold’s and rewarding high-energy users.  Read this news story from the Isthmus, July 23, 2014