Public Service Commission of Wisconsin http://wxpr.org en Wisconsin Public Service Asks For Rate Request http://wxpr.org/post/wisconsin-public-service-asks-rate-request <p>Wisconsin Public Service electric customers are being asked to pay eight-percent more to keep their lights on next year.</p><p>The utility said today that it asked state regulators for a rate hike that would charge the average residential customer six-dollars more per month.</p><p>WPS' Rate Case Consultant Pat Campshure says there are several different reasons for the rate increase...</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:37:08 +0000 Wheeler News-Learfield Data & Ken Krall 16347 at http://wxpr.org Wisconsin Public Service Asks For Rate Request Fix A Leak, Save Water, Money and Energy http://wxpr.org/post/fix-leak-save-water-money-and-energy <div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>City of Rhinelander residents have been asked to run their water until further notice to keep lines from freezing up. The state Public Service Commission is asking you to check your other plumbing to make sure you're not wasting water.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>This is "Fix A Leak Week". Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:58:31 +0000 Ken Krall 15773 at http://wxpr.org Fix A Leak, Save Water, Money and Energy State Regulator Denies WPS Rate Increase http://wxpr.org/post/state-regulator-denies-wps-rate-increase <p>State utility regulator, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission, is proposing that a utility serving much of central and northern Wisconsin cut rates.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wisconsin Public Service had proposed a six percent electric rate increase and a four percent natural gas increase. Public Service Commission attorney Cindy Smith talked with Ken </span>Krall<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about the Commission's decision.</span></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:41:36 +0000 Ken Krall 10379 at http://wxpr.org State Regulator Denies WPS Rate Increase Broadband Gap is Educational, Not Just Structural http://wxpr.org/post/broadband-gap-educational-not-just-structural <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Providing broadband access is about more than just building infrastructure; education is also needed.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That&rsquo;s the message from Tithi&nbsp;Chattopadhyay, Broadband Chair for the state Public Service Commission.&nbsp; She says people who don&rsquo;t have access may not realize what they&rsquo;re missing - especially when it comes to business owners.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:48:42 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8740 at http://wxpr.org Broadband Gap is Educational, Not Just Structural State PSC Chair Says Broadband A Public-Private Effort http://wxpr.org/post/state-psc-chair-says-broadband-public-private-effort <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Developing better high-speed internet in the </span>Northwoods<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> must be a public-private partnership...so says the Chairman of the state </span>utilitiy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> regulator, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.</span></p><p>While more highly populated areas often have sufficient broadband access, many rural areas have very slow internet if it&#39;s available at all. A group in Three Lakes is promoting the efforts of that town to show how they were able to get access to most of their residents.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:46:27 +0000 Ken Krall 8424 at http://wxpr.org State PSC Chair Says Broadband A Public-Private Effort