July 2001 - Wisconsin Public Power Inc. (WPPI), which supplies wholesale power to 32 municipal utilities in Wisconsin, plans to offer a green energy option to retail customers of participating distribution utilities. Under its Renewable Energy Program, residential and business customers will be able to purchase 150-kWh blocks of green power for $3.00 a month. Initially, power for the program will be supplied from a repowered 6-MW low-impact hydro facility near Black River Falls, Wisconsin. WPPI is also negotiating to purchase power from a 2-MW wind farm planned for southwestern Minnesota and several small, local digester gas facilities. Currently, more than 25 of the municipals served by WPPI plan to offer the program to their retail customers this fall.
News Release - Renewable Energy Added to WPPI Power Suppy Portfolio
WPPI Contact: Jake Oelke (608) 834-4500