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Assembly Bill 401

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

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
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

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 4/8/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/8/2010

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

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

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_123938_Oppose AB 401_SB 273 - would dilute renewable portfolio standard.pdf

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

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 Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 9/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/16/2009

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

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
213.00
2010
January - June
189.00
2010
July - December
Total 402.00
E4, Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
23.00
2010
July - December
Total 23.00
Orion Lighting & Energy Services 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
154.00
2010
January - June
143.00
2010
July - December
Total 297.00
Wisconsin Environmental Decade Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
36.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 36.00
Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
21.00
2010
January - June
14.00
2010
July - December
Total 35.00
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2.00
2010
January - June
9.00
2010
July - December
Total 11.00