Wisconsinites representing a wide-range of industries and political viewpoints believe that lawmakers should advance policies that promote energy freedom and on-site clean energy generation (also known as distributed generation). This section highlights successful on-site clean energy projects. We also profile influential policymakers and community leaders who are working to move this issue forward.

  • Gregory Fritsch

    New Chester Clean Energy (Wauwatosa, WI)

    Greg Fritsch is leading an effort to create cow power in the heart of Wisconsin’s dairy country. The New Chester Clean Energy project is a $30 million project will put cow manure from a dairy through a digester, where bacteria… More

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  • Matt Neumann

    SunVest Solar (Pewaukee, WI)

    “It’s not clear if property owners in Wisconsin are allowed to pursue some of the energy options available to Americans in dozens of other states. It’s a strange way to limit liberty, and it should change.”

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  • Rep. Katrina Shankland

    At the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Representative Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point has introduced a flurry of bills designed to encourage clean local energy.

    “Ask high, and eventually you’ll get something,” she says

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