Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Update: Issue resolved, We Energies: Power outage affects more than 3k residents in Racine County

Update: The outages that occurred due to this incident have been resolved as of July 8. There are currently 3,236 people within the Racine County area without power due to an incident. We Energies serves over 14,000 people in the Village of Mount Pleasant, where the outage took place. The official cause of the power […]

Posted inGovernment, Kenosha Government, Kenosha Lens, Local news

We Energies Gas Line Construction Underway In Paris And Brighton Towns

The construction of the 46-mile gas line segment in Kenosha County will cost about $186 million, according to a recent report. The We Energies Lakeshore Lateral gas pipeline project is ongoing, with crews active in Brighton and Paris Towns. The project involves installing new natural gas transmission pipelines from Bluff Creek gate station in Whitewater town […]

Posted inEnvironment, Local news

WEC Energy Group turns focus to carbon-neutral by 2050 goal

Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group, the holding company that owns We Energies, aims to be a carbon-neutral future by 2050 for its electric generation fleet. The company reduced its carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent in 2019 and 2020. Originally, the company forecasted that it would meet that system-wide goal by 2030. Brendan Conway, WEC Energy Group’s […]

Posted inCommunity, Public Notices

Public Notice on WE Energies’ Oak Creek Plant (Effective October 2019)

STATE OF WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NOTICE OF FINAL DETERMINATION TO REISSUE A WISCONSIN POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (WPDES) PERMIT No. WI-0000914-08-0 Permittee: Wisconsin Electric Power Co Oak Cr Plnt Elm R, 11060 S. Chicago Road, Oak Creek, WI, 53201 Facility Where Discharge Occurs: Wisconsin Electric Power Co Oak Cr Plnt Elm , 11060 […]