Vol. 22   No. 1
March 2016
  • MGE Talks Business

In This Issue: Energy 2030 | Natural gas outlook | Federal tax credits | Shared Savings Helps Charing Cross Condos | MGE expands downtown network

Energy 2030: the power of working together

Energy 2030: the power of working together

MGE is at the crossroads of a new energy world. New technology has brought changes to how consumers use energy and to how we can potentially serve customers' needs. In 2015, MGE's Community Energy Conversations engaged our customers about our collective energy future. We all have a stake in ensuring safe, reliable, clean and affordable energy for our community and its future generations.

Discover more about our energy future here.

Electric forklifts handle the load for GE Healthcare

Electric forklifts handle the load for GE Healthcare

Debating the switch to electric forklifts? Mark Wolfe, maintenance supervisor for GE Healthcare in Madison, Wis., said, "After 25 years, I can't imagine using anything else." Wolfe isn't alone. The Electric Power Research Institute says 64% of the U.S. forklift market is electric.

Find out more about electric forklifts here.

New and extended federal tax credits and deductions for renewable energy and energy efficiency

New and extended federal tax credits and deductions for renewable energy and energy efficiency

Looking for affordable ways to save energy or increase your commitment to renewable power? At the end of 2015, the federal government passed a $1.1 trillion spending package that included incentives for businesses and commercial building owners to reduce their energy use.

Get more information on tax credits and deductions here.

Shared Savings makes HVAC update affordable for condo development

Shared Savings makes HVAC update affordable for condo development

When the Charing Cross Station condominiums were built in 1971, they featured a state-of-the-art cast iron boiler. Consistent maintenance and a dedicated building staff kept the system working well as it approached its 45th birthday. But the condo association knew the system's days were numbered. So they used MGE's Shared Savings to fund their HVAC replacement project.

Learn more about the project here.

MGE expands downtown network

MGE expands downtown network

The former factory district and rail corridor along Madison's East Washington Avenue is now a hot spot for high-end housing and new commercial space. As this building and renovation boom continues, MGE is planning to meet the area's changing needs.

Read more about our network expansion here..

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How electricity gets to your business

How electricity gets to your business

Ever wonder about the process of getting electricity from power plants to your business? MGE produced a story that helps you understand the equipment and planning that goes into this process.

Watch the story here.

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MGE attains Green Master designation again

MGE attains Green Master designation again

For the second year in a row, MGE has attained the highest level of the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council's Green Masters Program. This statewide sustainability program evaluates participating companies on their sustainable actions in nine areas.
Learn more about Green Masters here

UW Provision adds CNG trucks

UW Provision adds CNG trucks

Interested in learning more about CNG vehicles for your fleet? Watch this story about UW Provision and their new CNG trucks.

See this story here.