Energy efficiency: Budget proposal seeks $100M for untapped energy savings
Wisconsin’s top utility regulator has proposed doubling the amount of ratepayer funding for the state’s energy efficiency program, Focus on Energy, a move that could save up to 50% more energy, avoid expensive utility investments and support job growth while moving the state toward Gov. Tony Evers’ carbon reduction goals.

The proposal, included in the Public Service Commission’s budget request to the governor, would put about $100 million a year more into the program, which analysts say is one of the most cost-efficient ways of lowering energy bills and slowing climate change — but has not achieved its full potential...
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Ken Notes: Focus has been one of the most cost effective programs out there...



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