News Releases

News Releases

What's happening in the world of MGE? Find the latest updates here.

News releases

02/21/2017 MGE Advances Renewable Energy Goals with Proposal for Major Wind Project
10/27/2016 MGE Partners with Focus on Energy to Deliver Energy-Efficient Lightbulbs to Meals on Wheels Clients
10/20/2016 MGE's Innovative Shared Solar Partnership Moves Forward
10/19/2016 MGE and MGE Energy Announce President and CEO Transition
10/06/2016 Drive Electric Discount Offer Extended through October
09/13/2016 MGE Introduces New Energy 2030 Resource for Customers to Access News and Information
07/28/2016 Substantial Discounts Available on 2016 Nissan LEAF® Electric Vehicles
05/25/2016 MGE's 2016 Peregrine Falcon Chicks Officially Named
04/20/2016 MGE's Community Energy Workshop Advances Energy 2030 Framework
04/08/2016 MGE Files Rate Changes for 2017
03/11/2016 MGE's Innovative Community Solar Pilot Project Receives Approval
11/18/2015 MGE Lays Out Framework for Building Tomorrow's Community Energy Company
09/28/2015 MGE Moves Forward With Proposed Community Solar Pilot Project in Middleton
06/01/2015 MGE Partners with Local Banks on New Financing Arrangement
05/11/2015 Hatching of 2015 Falcon Chicks
04/30/2015 MGE Previews Community Conversation Plans



MGE offers a selection of newsletters for its business, residential and multifamily customers. Learn more about energy efficiency, safety and other topics at MGE Online Newsletters.

Industry News

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 its 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 its 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. Learn more at its website.

Industry links

Customers First! Coalition—A coalition to preserve Wisconsin’s reliable and affordable electricity.

American Transmission Company, LLC—is a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates the electric transmission system in portions of the Upper Midwest. It was formed in 2001 as the nation's first multistate transmission-only utility.

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.

Midcontinent 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.