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EPA Power Plant Rule Power Struggle

July was hot. Really hot. According to the Europe-based Copernicus Climate Change Service, July of 2023 was earth’s hottest month on record, with the average temperature up 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit from the average temperature for years 1850-1900. “The era of global warming has ended. The era of global boiling has arrived,” UN chief Antonio Guterres

Roaming Around at Sandhill Wildlife Area

If you’re yearning for a home where the buffalo roam, central Wisconsin is not likely the place you have in mind. Indeed, you won’t see true wild buffalo here—those animals are actually native to Africa and Asia. But Brewster Higley likely had North American bison in mind when he penned the words to that treasured

Level 3 Fast Charger Ribbon-Cutting

Price Electric Cooperative (PEC), in conjunction with GPM Southeast, hosted a ribbon-cutting event at the Prentice Truck & Travel Center in Prentice on Tuesday, July 25. Representatives from PEC, GPM, ZEF Energy, and Dairyland Power Cooperative (DPC) were all in attendance to celebrate the official opening of the Kempower EV charger. GPM Southeast is the

Head-Scratcher Proposal Threat To Reliability

Occasionally, I see a proposal and scratch my head and wonder why on earth did someone ever think that idea up? Well, I have one that I would like to share with you this month. You can read about it in more detail on page 10. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed limiting

Energy Efficient Windows

Q: My windows are old and drafty, and I’m thinking about replacing them. Can you recommend a few options I should consider? A. Upgrading or improving your windows is an important component of your home’s energy efficiency. According to the Department of Energy, heat gain and loss through windows consumes 25% to 30% of residential

News Briefs

Baldwin Visits Chippewa Valley U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) made a stop at Chippewa Valley Electric Cooperative last month to talk about how federal investments are helping to expand broadband. Baldwin touted the federal ReConnect Program, which awarded Ntera (created by Chippewa Valley Electric Cooperative and Citizens Connected), more than $3 million in 2020 to