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Stockpiling Sunshine

How Intermittent Generation Can Always Be On Whether there is an upper limit to the percentage of U.S. energy consumption that can be supplied by renewable sources is a question vigorously debated. Seldom is it debated so vigorously as last summer, when Stanford University Professor Mark Jacobson filed a $10 million defamation suit against fellow

Pizza with Pizzazz

Business is growing at Winghaven Pizza Farm Why just go out for pizza when you can go out for a unique pizza experience? At Winghaven Pizza Farm in rural Galesville, the original-recipe, locally sourced, stone-fired pizzas are reason enough to visit, but there’s so much more to see and do here that it seems a

Touring our history, forming our future

It was Lyndon Johnson’s idea, and it was a good one. When the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) held its 1957 annual meeting in Chicago, the then-majority leader of the U.S. Senate—perhaps already pondering his first (1960) run for the presidency and undoubtedly mindful of his bedrock association with electric cooperatives—traveled there to address

Preparing for disaster

Every year, the United States is hit by many natural disasters, including storms, tornadoes, snow and ice, hurricanes, and wildfires. These types of disasters pose a significant threat to our communities and homes. The most important step you can take to keep you and your family safe is to prepare beforehand, but knowing what to

Wind Farm Delay | More Solar | “Focus” Funding | New Transmission Plan

Wind farm start date delayed Developers of the proposed Highland Wind Farm in St. Croix County have postponed to 2020 their target date for beginning construction. Texas-based Leeward Renewable Energy’s first quarterly progress report for 2018 cited 2020 as the targeted start date. Last year’s final quarterly report, filed in January with the Public Service