RENEW Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wind energy, solar energy, bioenergy, hydropower, geothermal, biomass, biogas

Lobbying Interests:
Renewable energy, energy, electricity, utilities, Focus on Energy, wind, solar, bioenergy

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
TH
Tyler Huebner
222 S Hamilton Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-4044 x1
tyler.huebner@renewwisconsin.org
http://www.renewwisconsin.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Tyler Huebner Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Jim A Boullion Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway b...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 58

None
Notification Date
8/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 204
Assembly Bill 204
Relating to: resources eligible for renewable resource credits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/16/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
RENEW Wisconsin believes waste heat recovery should be defined as an energy efficiency technology, and not as a renewable energy resource as this bill proposes.
Assembly Bill 384
Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 760
Assembly Bill 760
Relating to: authorizing a city, village, town, or county to restrict placement of a wind energy system. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Joint Resolution 3
Assembly Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: requiring the committees on assembly and senate organization to immediately appoint a joint task force on clean and renewable energy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
There are 25,000 jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency in Wisconsin now, and we have the potential to create thousands more while expanding bioenergy, solar, wind, geothermal, and hydropower as in-state energy resources.
http://www.renewwisconsin.org
Senate Bill 144
Senate Bill 144
Relating to: resources eligible for renewable resource credits.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 53

Against
Notification Date
4/18/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
RENEW Wisconsin believes waste heat recovery should be defined as an energy efficiency technology, and not as a renewable energy resource as this bill proposes.
Senate Bill 295
Senate Bill 295
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 434
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: state agency goals for the generation or purchase of electric energy derived from renewable resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/31/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Service Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission

Notification Date
7/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
Intervenor Compensation Focus on Energy budget

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Revenue limit exemptions for energy efficiencies
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Revenue limit exemptions for energy efficiencies

SS 085_13
None
Notification Date
11/9/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Worker training programs in Wisconsin technical colleges.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker training programs in Wisconsin technical colleges.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/16/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Legislation or rules related to electric vehicles.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation or rules related to electric vehicles.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/16/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Building codes related to solar energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building codes related to solar energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/16/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Regulation and financing of renewable energy such as photovoltaic solar arrays, biodigesters, wind turbines, geothermal and hydro power.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation and financing of renewable energy such as photovoltaic solar arrays, biodigesters, wind turbines, geothermal and hydro power.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/19/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$1,016.04
2017
July - December
$478.07
2018
January - June
$0.00
2018
July - December
$5,315.31
Total $6,809.42
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
4.00
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
0.00
2018
July - December
15.00
Total 20.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
17.00
2017
July - December
7.00
2018
January - June
0.00
2018
July - December
59.00
Total 83.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: resources eligible for renewable resource credits.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
12 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: resources eligible for renewable resource credits.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
35 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: authorizing a city, village, town, or county to restrict placement of a wind energy system. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
13 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway bonding authority, and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
25 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: state agency goals for the generation or purchase of electric energy derived from renewable resources. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
38 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
15 %
Total 11 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
50 %
Total 36 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
25 %
Total 18 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
53 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 11 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures