New “report card” asserts MGE isn’t making the grade

New “report card” asserts MGE isn’t making the grade

Madison Gas & Electric scores poorly on a new “energy report card” released by local utility watchdog RePower Madison. The nonprofit gives an overall grade of D+ to MGE based on individual scores in six categories: customer satisfaction, rates, corporate behavior, greenhouse gas pollution, energy efficiency and renewables.

“Most businesses wouldn’t survive with high prices and unhappy customers,” Mitch Brey, campaign director of RePower Madison, writes in a statement about the report. “But as a poorly regulated monopoly, MGE takes your money without any guarantee of satisfaction.”

View the full story here from Isthmus, December 19, 2016