As the school year draws to a close, we thought we should acknowledge some of the recent accomplishments in and around Madison relating to renewable energy.
Madison, Middleton, Fitchburg, and Monona all passed renewable energy resolutions: https://www.renewwisconsin.org/dane-county-communities-stretch-towards-100-renewable-energy/
The Madison City Council adopted a plan that will move the city toward 100 percent renewable energy and zero net carbon emissions by 2030, driven by area high school students (including many West students!): https://madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/madison-adopts-plan-to-achieve-clean-energy-goals-align-with/article_09a829c6-4c89-5c63-bde0-9f785282b6bb.html
MMSD became the largest school district in the US to publicly support a 100% renewable energy goal: https://madison.com/ct/news/local/education/madison-schools-adopt-resolution-calling-for-percent-renewable-energy-by/article_9a91aed2-8ce5-507a-bd65-da78c0fa605b.html
The Public Service Commission authorized the construction of two solar farms which will quintuple the state’s current solar energy capacity: https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/down-a-member-wisconsin-regulators-approve-state-s-first-utility/article_8383f46f-7a69-5c43-a086-a30e5528d646.html