Our Major Achievements

  • 2014 - Held third "RENEW Energy Policy Summit" featuring Dr. Dan Arvizu, Director of the National Renewable Energy Lab; Karl Rabago; and Michael Noble of Fresh Energy

  • 2014 - Working to establish a strong Focus on Energy renewables program for 2015-2018

  • 2014 - Educating and intervening in utility rate cases that threaten to remove customer options for renewable energy

  • 2013 - Held second "RENEW Energy Policy Summit" featuring Bill Ritter, Jr., former Governor of Colorado

  • 2013 - Hired Tyler Huebner as new Executive Director

  • 2013 - Continued building support for Clean Energy Choice

  • 2012 - Held first "RENEW Energy Policy Summit" featuring Leslie Glustrom and Mick Sagrillo
    Began organizing our Clean Energy Choice initiative to expand Wisconsin's renewable energy marketplace

  • 2012 - Present:  Pushing for Clean Energy Choice to expand Wisconsin's renewable energy marketplace 

  • 2012 - Present:  Organized annual Renewable Energy Summits 

  • 2012:  Successfully defended PSC 128 from legislative attacks 

  • 2011:  Project lead for the Midwest Wind Siting Initiative 

  • 2009 - present:  Creating an on-line Wisconsin Wind Information Center

  • 2007 - 2009: Spearheaded passage of Wind Siting Law (2009 Act 40)

  • 2007 - present:   Facilitating Wisconsin Wind Working Group

  • 2005: Championed WI’s first renewable energy buyback rates

  • 2004 - 2006: Designed Wisconsin’s current Renewable Energy Standard (10% by 2015) and State of Wisconsin 20% renewable energy purchase commitment (20% by 2011) (2005 Act 141)

  • 2002 - 2012 Founding member of We Energies Renewable Energy Collaborative

  • 2002: Secured settlement agreement committing We Energies to dedicate $60 million in spending on renewable energy over 10-year period

  • 2001 - 2009: Founding member of Focus on Energy’s Renewable Energy Implementation Team

  • 2000 - 2004: Catalyst for updating Interconnection Standards for distributed generation (PSC 119)

  • 1998 - 1999: Designed Focus on Energy’s renewable energy set-aside

  • 1991: Put renewable energy on the map through intervention in PSC’s Advance Plan 6 planning process