Dairyland Power Cooperative

Press Release Archive - 2004

  • Dairyland agrees to buy stake in Weston 4 plant
  • Nearly 700 delegates and guests attended Dairyland Power Cooperative's 63rd Annual Meeting at the La Crosse Center earlier today. Hilda Gay Legg, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, delivered the keynote address. Legg administers a $6 billion loan and grant program for the infrastructure needs of rural America.
  • Dairyland Power Cooperative's Flambeau Hydroelectric Station has achieved a major milestone in its 54-year history, having recently been awarded a new facility license by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The license will expire on Jan. 31, 2037.
  • Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has proclaimed this week, April 24 to May 1, Dam Safety Awareness Week. Dairyland Power Cooperative joins the Midwest Hydro Users Group (HUG) and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in promoting safety awareness at dams.
  • Dairyland Power and its member cooperatives announce the expansion of Dairyland's Evergreen renewable energy program. Evergreen renewable energy comes from wind and waste-to-energy sources such as landfill gas and livestock manure. It was created for Dairyland's electric cooperative members who distribute the renewable energy to their consumers.
  • Renewable energy will power 2,600 homes in Dairyland’s cooperative system
  • Dairyland Power Cooperative announces the promotion of Chuck Callies to the position of Vice President, Transmission, effective April 13, 2004.
  • Dairyland Power Cooperative urges caution to those using Lake Flambeau for recreation activities in coming weeks. The ice becomes unstable and dangerous as spring approaches. The drawdown of Lake Flambeau has begun, according to Steve Thompson, foreperson of Dairyland Power's 22.7 megawatt Flambeau Hydroelectric Station near Ladysmith.
  • Officials of Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, a subsidiary of WPS Resources Corporation (NYSE:WPS), and Dairyland Power Cooperative today announced a Letter of Intent between the two companies for electric supply alternatives for 150 megawatts of energy from the proposed 500-megawatt Weston 4 power plant near Wausau, Wis.
  • Addition of six wind turbines will enable 4,800 homes to be powered by renewable energy

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