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Electric Wire, Episode 1 – The Rise of Solar

The first episode of the Electric Wire is out now! Tune in at the link below, and don’t forget to subscribe to the Electric Wire wherever you listen to podcasts so you don’t miss an episode! The first episode is hosted by CFC Executive Director, Kristin Gilkes, and Matt Spencer, Government Affairs Manager at Madison Gas […]

Upcoming Power Lunch – Building Toward Net Zero Carbon

Update: As of March 23, 2020, the Power Lunch is POSTPONED until a later date, TBD. Check back soon for updates. Long term energy goals call for net zero carbon emissions in the electricity sector. What role will buildings play as we decarbonize? Join us for lunch, networking, and speakers that will get us thinking […]

The Electric Wire Podcast

The Electric Wire Podcast is kicking off with a six-part Energy Innovation Series, where we will interview guests from the Wisconsin energy and utility industry about the topics of solar, electric vehicles, energy storage, microgrids, wind, and smart buildings. Search for the Electric Wire wherever you subscribe to podcasts. You can follow @theelectricwire on Twitter to […]

Energy 2050 Power Lunch

2050 – it’s the year that states and utilities are using to set goals for our energy future. But what will the world really look like when today’s kindergartners are 36 years old and sending their own kids to school? We’ll address that question and so much more at our Energy 2050 Power Lunch, when […]

Column: Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure investments have many benefits

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are signaling their interest in investments for Wisconsin’s publicly-available electric vehicle, or “EV,” charging infrastructure. The Customers First! Coalition applauds these efforts because of the broad benefits the investments could have for citizens across the state. Earlier this week, Assembly Republicans, led by Rep. Adam Neylon (R-Pewaukee), unveiled […]

Game Changers Power Breakfast Presentations

Thanks to all who attended the 2019 Game Changers Power Breakfast! Below you will find links to download presentations from the event. 2019 Power Breakfast Presentations Electrification: Elizabeth Stipnieks, Alliance for Transportation Electrification Link to download Liz’s slides Renewable Energy: Tyler Huebner, Executive Director, RENEW Wisconsin Link to download Tyler’s slides Battery Storage: Troy Miller, […]

2019 Power Breakfast – Game Changers

The energy industry is changing rapidly. Attend the 2019 Power Breakfast and learn more about industry game changers from experts in the areas of energy storage, renewable energy, electric vehicles and electrification. Customers First! Coalition 2019 Power Breakfast Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Madison Concourse Hotel Register here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-power-breakfast-game-changers-registration-53872063793  

Go Electric! Power Lunch Recap

Electric vehicles and electrification were the hot topics at the September 5, 2018, Go Electric! Power Lunch at the Madison Concourse Hotel. Over one hundred and twenty attendees were on hand to hear from a variety of distinguished speakers. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Chairman Lon Roberts kicked off the luncheon with introductory remarks focusing […]

Go Electric! Power Lunch – Sept 5, 2018

Go Electric! at the Customers First! Coalition Power Lunch on September 5, 2018 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. Find out more about the benefits of “efficient electrification” – replacing direct fossil fuel use with electricity in a way that reduces overall emissions and energy costs. Efficient Electrification holds significant potential benefits for Wisconsin customers, utilities, and environmental […]

2018 Power Breakfast Recap

Nearly 100 Power Breakfast attendees were on hand to hear more about changing customer expectations in the energy industry on February 8, 2018. We were proud to kick off the event by showing an introductory video about the Customers First! Coalition, our members, and our mission. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch […]