RENEW Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promote renewable energy resources; wind, solar, biogas, giomass energy.

Lobbying Interests:
Climate change initiatives, renewable energy credits, wind energy permitting.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
MV
Michael Vickerman
222 S Hamilton St, Suite 1
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-4044
(608) 255-4053
mvickerman@renewwisconsin.org
www.renewwisconsin.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Vickerman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Curt Pawlisch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Noah Seligman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/20/2009 Withdrawn On 8/28/2009
Jeffrey Vercauteren Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2010 Withdrawn On N/A
Shaina Kilcoyne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2010 Withdrawn On N/A
Lee Cullen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2010 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 256
Assembly Bill 256
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 649
Assembly Bill 649
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
Relating to: energy conservation standards for the construction of certain buildings, energy and environmental design standards for state buildings, structures, and facilities, energy and environmental design standards for school district facilities and ot...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

Other
Notification Date
2/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Supports labor training for green jobs.
Senate Bill 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
5/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 273
Senate Bill 273
Relating to: creation of renewable resource credits by electric providers and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 406

Against
Notification Date
4/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
RENEW opposes expansion of the RPS to include electricity generated from garbase.
www.renewwisconsin.org
Senate Bill 450
Senate Bill 450
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

PSC 128, wind siting rules.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission

Subject
PSC 128, wind siting rules.

Register Number: 647 (11/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-057
None
Notification Date
7/23/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Strategic Job Creation (Leg Council Study Committee)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Strategic Job Creation (Leg Council Study Committee)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/25/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wind Siting Council (1-AC-231)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wind Siting Council (1-AC-231)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/2/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Siting wind energy systems.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Siting wind energy systems.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/14/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Global Warming Task Force recommendations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Global Warming Task Force recommendations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wind energy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wind energy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/8/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation to remove unnecessary regulatory impediments to develop renewable energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to remove unnecessary regulatory impediments to develop renewable energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/7/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$24,443.25
2009
July - December
$23,754.45
2010
January - June
$14,506.73
2010
July - December
$19,659.10
Total $82,363.53
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
67.80
2009
July - December
40.30
2010
January - June
67.90
2010
July - December
16.20
Total 192.20
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
277.60
2009
July - December
145.10
2010
January - June
652.90
2010
July - December
266.40
Total 1342.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
50 %
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
50 %
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
50 %
2010
July - December
Total 25 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
50 %
2010
July - December
Total 25 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
75 %
Total 14 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
25 %
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures