Alliant Energy

February 16, 2021

Last May, Alliant Energy announced plans to add 675 MW of solar energy generation to its portfolio

Alliant Energy announced plans to retire the two coal units at the Columbia Energy Center by the end of 2024, meaning the utility would become coal-free in Wisconsin about 15 years ahead of its previous goal. The 1.1 GW coal plant went into operation in 1975 and is located near Portage, Wisconsin. Alliant Energy co-owns the facility […]

February 16, 2021

Alliant Energy has set goals of cutting CO2 emissions in half by 2030, and eliminating all coal from its generation fle…

The Columbia Energy Center, a two-unit 1,100-MW coal-fired station located in Columbia County, Wisconsin, south of Portage, will be permanently retired by the end of 2024. Alliant Energy, which co-owns the facility with Wisconsin Public Service Corp. (a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group) and Madison Gas and Electric Co., made the announcement on Feb. 2. […]

October 9, 2020

Alliant Energy completed its plan to add 1,000 MW of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and with…

Alliant Energy completed its plan to add 1,000 MW of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and within budget. This achievement comes as the company completes its 130-MW Richland Wind Farm in Sac County, located in west-central Iowa. The now operational wind farm is among five wind projects across seven counties in the state. Collectively, […]

October 5, 2020

Alliant Energy has announced they’ve reached a major milestone in renewable energy production

The utility announced Thursday construction of its 130 megawatt Richland Wind Farm in Sac county is now complete and in operation. Alliant Energy says they have now met a goal to add 1,000 megawatts of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and within budget. The company says the Richland Wind Farm is […]

October 5, 2020

The hours and days for the Alliant Energy Center COVID-19 testing site are changing

The hours and days for the Alliant Energy Center COVID-19 testing site are changing. The site will be closed on Mondays beginning next week, October 5th. The new hours for the site are: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00pm to 8:00pm Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm Closed on Sundays and Mondays Along with […]

August 14, 2020

Alliant Energy says they believe energy will be restored to Cedar Rapids within five to seven days

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – That’s according to Mike Wagner, a spokesperson for Alliant Energy. Wagner said Alliant has restored power to 100,000 of their 240,000 customers who lost power due to Monday’s storm. Residents should be careful to look out for any live wires that could be on the ground. Hundreds of Alliant workers from […]

August 12, 2020

EDF Renewables and Alliant Energy is delivering clean electricity to Iowa customers

EDF Renewables North America is a market leading independent power producer and service provider with over 30 years of experience. The company delivers grid-scale power: wind (onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic, and storage projects; distributed solutions: solar, solar+storage, EV charging and energy management; and asset optimization: technical, operational, and commercial skills to maximize performance of […]

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