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Alliant Energy Announces Accelerated Sustainability Goals in New Corporate Responsibility Report

Report highlights purpose-driven strategy to serve customers, build strong communities
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MADISON, Wis., July 22, 2020 – Today, Alliant Energy releases their 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report (CRR) highlighting their purpose-driven strategy. The company’s purpose, to serve customers and build stronger communities, is supported by accelerating their sustainability goals and investing in the communities they serve.

Battery Project Makes Room for More Rooftop Solar in Decorah

Alliant Energy to deploy new battery technology
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DECORAH, Iowa, July 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Clean, solar energy is a good thing. But it can also affect the performance and efficiency of the electric grid. An innovative battery-storage solution in Decorah, Iowa, jointly supported by Alliant Energy, US Department of Energy, and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), looks to seamlessly connect customer-owned solar while maintaining reliable electrical service across the community.

What Alliant's Big Solar Announcement Means for the Midwest's Energy Transition

The Midwest has long been a stronghold for wind. Here comes solar.
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by Emma Foehringer Merchant

Last week Midwest utility Alliant Energy, which delivers electricity in Wisconsin through its subsidiary Wisconsin Power and Light, made good on a 2019 commitment to significantly boost the amount of solar in its portfolio. The utility said it would purchase 675 megawatts in Wisconsin, upping the state’s existing total more than threefold.

Alliant Energy Employee Gets National Recognition for Customer Affordability Work

Haben Goitom named to list of next-generation rising stars within the utilities industry
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MADISON, Wis., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Haben Goitom’s journey to her role as Alliant Energy’s Director of Business Transformation began in the legal department seven years ago. Today, she’s been recognized by one of the utility industry’s leading publications for her accomplishments.

Public Utilities Fortnightly included Goitom on its list of Fortnightly Under Forty 2020. The list of 64 young and rising stars in the utility industry includes employees of utilities, commissions, professional firms and government agencies across the country. 

$20,000 Donation Helps Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers and Families in Need

Alliant Energy Foundation gives food banks cash to spend on dairy products
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MADISON, Wis., June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In conjunction with National Dairy Month, the Alliant Energy Foundation announces a $20,000 donation to two Wisconsin food banks that will benefit dairy farmers and communities throughout “America’s Dairyland.” 

Watch: Stay Safer at Home with PowerHouse Lighting from Alliant Energy

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PowerHouse Lighting

With these lighting tips from PowerHouseTV host Megan Turner, stay #SaferatHome and discover ways to reduce your energy usage during these uncertain times. Join the conversation on social media using the hashtages: #energyefficiency #lighting #PoweringThruTogether #PowerHouseTV

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Racial Injustice: A Letter to Our Customers and Communities

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The recent death of George Floyd and racial violence following in the aftermath have left many reeling, hurting and searching for answers. We recognize that the impact felt today is not isolated to one situation. It is important to speak out publicly against racism and injustice. Our country has experienced far too many moments of racial injustice, which emphasizes how much work there is to be done. Knowing that people live in fear as part of their daily lives because of the color of their skin is completely unacceptable.

Alliant Energy Announces Six New Solar Projects in Wisconsin

Solar to provide customers with cost-effective and sustainable energy while creating jobs and spurring economic growth in communities we serve.
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MADISON, Wis., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) announces plans to acquire and advance 675 megawatts (MW) of solar in mostly rural areas in six Wisconsin counties: Grant, Jefferson, Richland, Rock, Sheboygan and Wood. The projects are the next step in the company's Clean Energy Blueprint, a strategic roadmap to cost-effectively accelerate renewable energy while reducing carbon emissions.

Watch: Alliant Energy is Working Safely During the Health Crisis

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Safety is a top priority at Alliant Energy. We are working differently in response to the healthcare crisis. Our employees are wearing face coverings and practicing physical distancing while in the field. As always, we want to make sure our customers have electric and gas service they count on.

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Alliant Energy’s West Riverside Energy Center Goes into Service

New natural gas generating station is now providing power to Wisconsin customers
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MADISON, Wis., May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy customers in Wisconsin are now receiving energy from the newly constructed West Riverside Energy Center. The 730-megawatt, highly efficient, combined-cycle natural gas generating station is located near Beloit, Wisconsin.

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