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News releases05/02/2013 2013 Greater Madison Area Directory of High-Tech Companies Available
04/15/2013 MGE Seeks Electric and Gas Rate Freeze
03/01/2013 MGE, Speedway Open Area's First Public CNG Fueling Site
10/18/2012 MGE First Utility in DNR's Top Tier Environmental Leadership Program
09/12/2012 MGE Vehicle Charging Station Network Complete, Operating as Electric Cars Hit the Road
07/10/2012 Payment Scam Alert
07/06/2011 MGE Green Energy Program Receives National Recognition
09/27/2010 MGE to Expand ChargePoint Network for Electric Vehicles to 24 Stations
06/09/2010 Smart Grid Stimulus Grant to Benefit MGE Customers
05/18/2010 MGE's Energy 2015 Plan Decreases CO2 Emissions
03/18/2010 MGE Meeting 'Energy 2015' Goals Early
09/16/2009 DOE Names MGE Green Power Program Nation's Best
08/25/2009 MGE Ranks 8th Nationally for Solar Installations
08/06/2009 MGE Applies for DOE Smart Grid Grant
08/05/2009 MGE Energy Secures Northern Iowa Wind Power Rights
06/30/2009 MGE Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Wisconsin's First Commercial Wind Farm
MGE's residential electronic newsletter that provides money-saving tips, how-to videos and information about available rebates.
MGE's renewable energy video newsletter. See news about renewable energy and MGE's technology demonstration projects. Learn more about MGE customers who support Green Power Tomorrow.
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MGE Talks Business
An MGE newsletter for and about business customers. Read the latest issue at MGE Talks Business.
MGE newsletter for teachers and other energy educators.
Fall 2010 [900 kB PDF]
Green Power Program of the Year
Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) received the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) 2009 Utility Green Power Program of the Year Award.
MGE was recognized for:
- Expanding its wind power program by eight times.
- Significantly reducing the price premium.
- Growing the number of participants purchasing 100% green power to 70%.
Wisconsin Legislative Issues - MGE is a founding member of the Customers First! Coalition. Customers First! advocates on behalf of their members on electric policy issues. Track the latest local industry developments through their website at Customers First!
Federal Legislative Issues - MGE is a member of the Transmission Access Policy Study group (TAPS). TAPS advocates on behalf of its members for open and equal transmission access and for strong protections against the exercise of market power in electric markets. Track the latest national industry developments through their website at TAPS.
FERC Issues - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is an independent regulatory agency within the Department of Energy that regulates the transmission and wholesale sales of electricity in interstate commerce, among other things. MGE, through our membership in TAPS, has worked hard to assure that decisions made are in the best interests of our customers.
Customers First! Coalition - A coalition to preserve Wisconsin’s reliable and affordable electricity.
American Transmission Company, LLC - The company which now owns, maintains, monitors and operates electric transmission service in Wisconsin.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - An independent regulatory agency within the Department of Energy that regulates the transmission and wholesale sales of electricity in interstate commerce, among other things.
Midwest Independent System Operator - Formed in 1996 to provide access to a large regional transmission system, solve transmission pricing problems, maintain system reliability and security, and coordinate planning of the transmission system.
North American Electric Reliability Council - NERC is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1968 by electric utilities to promote the reliability of electricity supply for North America.
Transmission Access Policy Study Group - A coalition providing a voice for small transmission-dependent utilities and consumers fighting against market power and for fair and open transmission access.