State legislature passes and Governor Thompson signs Wisconsin’s Energy Priorities Law (1993 Act 414). Relating to utility supply decisions, this sweeping legislation establishes resource priority list that gives preference to renewable energy resources like solar and wind.
In its Advance Plan order, the PSC approves a supply plan that envisions a renewable energy buildout beginning in 2017. The order also requires electric utilities to offer a net metering service capped at 20kW.
Public Service Commission launches an investigation to achieving a zero-carbon grid by 2050.
The 150 MW Two Creeks Solar Park is energized, effectively doubling the amount of solar generating capacity in Wisconsin to 300 MW.
RENEW Wisconsin, Wisconsin Conservation Voters, and Sierra Club release the Wisconsin Clean Energy Toolkit: Developing a Clean Energy Plan for Your Community.