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Senate Bill 273

Relating To: Relating to: creation of renewable resource credits by electric providers and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
2009 Wisconsin Act 406
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliance Federated Energy Notified Date 4/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/23/2010

Alliant Energy Corp. Notified Date 4/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/26/2010

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 9/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/14/2009

Clean, Responsible Energy for Wisconsin's Economy Notified Date 9/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/22/2009

Construction Business Group Notified Date 5/3/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/3/2010

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 9/15/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/15/2009

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 10/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/12/2009

E4, Inc Notified Date 9/2/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/2/2009

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 6/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/15/2010

Greenwood Fuels Notified Date 7/30/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/30/2010

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Wis State Conference Notified Date 4/16/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/21/2010

Against
Report Date
4/16/2010

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 4/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/26/2010

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 10/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/19/2009

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 9/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2009

Supporting Documentation
20090914_124007_Oppose AB 401_SB 273 - would dilute renewable portfolio standard.pdf

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 4/16/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/16/2010

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/3/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/3/2009

Orion Lighting & Energy Services Notified Date 9/1/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/1/2009

RENEW Wisconsin Notified Date 4/16/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/16/2010

Comments
RENEW opposes expansion of the RPS to include electricity generated from garbase.
www.renewwisconsin.org
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 9/15/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/15/2009

Comments
The Sierra Club strongly supports clean energy. But, there are better ways to provide incentives for innovative products than undermining our current RPS. This bill will result in less wind,solar, and biomass in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Business Council Notified Date 9/24/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/24/2009

Wisconsin Environment, Inc. Notified Date 9/15/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/15/2009

Comments
Wisconsin should continue to have strong separate programs for renewable energy and energy efficiency to transition to a clean energy economy. This bill would combine these and undermine our ability to maximize both resources.
Wisconsin Environmental Decade Inc Notified Date 8/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/22/2009

Other
Report Date
8/28/2009

Comments
While we support these technoligies, we believe there might be a more effective way to promote their use.
Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 8/26/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/26/2009

Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc Notified Date 9/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/16/2009

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 9/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/14/2009

Comments
While we support energy conservation technologies, we don't believe they should be counted as renewable energy as this undermines Wisconsin's ability to get more clean fuels developed instate.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 9/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/17/2009

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 4/20/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/20/2010

Comments
Opposition withdrawn
Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 9/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/14/2009

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 4/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/23/2010

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
226.00
2010
January - June
495.00
2010
July - December
Total 721.00
Alliance Federated Energy 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
148.00
2010
July - December
Total 148.00
Clean, Responsible Energy for Wisconsin's Economy 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Dairyland Power Cooperative 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
17.00
2010
July - December
Total 27.00
E4, Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
58.00
2010
July - December
Total 58.00
Greenwood Fuels 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
25.00
2010
July - December
Total 25.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Orion Lighting & Energy Services 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
154.00
2010
January - June
143.00
2010
July - December
Total 297.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
25.00
2010
July - December
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Business Council 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
6.00
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Environmental Decade Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
36.00
2010
January - June
24.00
2010
July - December
Total 60.00
Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
16.00
2010
January - June
48.00
2010
July - December
Total 64.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 1.00