Vol. 22   No. 2
July 2016
  • MGE Talks Business

In This Issue: Control Peak Electric Use This Summer | Community Energy Workshop | High-Performance Buildings | EV Charger | MGE Files Rate Change Request for 2017

Control Peak Electric Use This Summer

Control Peak Electric Use This Summer

Add controlling peak electric use to your summer to-do list. You'll save money now and in the future. Most businesses reach their maximum electric demand in summer when cooling loads increase. That higher use can increase electric demand charges throughout the year if you have a demand component in your rate.

Learn more about controlling peak use here

Community Energy Workshop Helps Advance Energy 2030

Community Energy Workshop Helps Advance Energy 2030

About 200 community members, from a diverse cross section of interests, attended MGE's Community Energy Workshop on April 19. Participants discussed three topics: how to advance MGE's Energy 2030 framework, how to address customer needs through new products and services, and how to further MGE's ongoing community engagement efforts.

Discover more about our energy future here

Understanding the Value of High-Performance Buildings

Understanding the Value of High-Performance Buildings

749 University Row in Madison is a very energy-efficient, multi-tenant office building. The building's developers, University Crossing Investors and Krupp General Contractors, chose a high-performance building to make it more attractive to tenants and increase its useful life.

Find out more about its energy-saving features here

Car Show Yields an Unexpected Result: An EV Charger Installation

Car Show Yields an Unexpected Result: An EV Charger Installation

Hear the words "car show" and you think of new models being rolled out in Detroit. But "car show" means something different at GE Healthcare in Madison. They recognize employees who drive hybrid and electric vehicles by featuring them at a car show. The car show led to the installation of an electric vehicle charging station.

Find out more about the installation process here

MGE Files Rate Change Request for 2017

MGE Files Rate Change Request for 2017

MGE filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to increase electric and natural gas rates in 2017. The request would increase overall electric rates by 1.7% in 2017. It also would increase overall natural gas rates by 3.7%.

Get more information about the rate increase here

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Pay Your MGE Bill Online

Pay Your MGE Bill Online

MGE's new online bill payment system, My Bill Pay, is perfect for businesses. Just sign in or register for MGE's My Account. To register, all you need is your account name and account number. Then select paperless billing.

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Energy-Saving Projects? Use Shared Savings

Energy-Saving Projects? Use Shared Savings

Need energy-saving improvements at your business? Check into MGE's Shared Savings. It's a revolving loan program for MGE customers. We provide up-front financing, and you can use the energy savings to help repay the loan. Choose a payback schedule of up to 10 years.

Learn more here