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05/04/17Leverett cites safety performance, customer satisfaction, financial achievements and infrastructure improvements at WEC Energy Group annual meeting
MILWAUKEE, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At WEC Energy Group's (NYSE: WEC) annual meeting of stockholders today, President and Chief Executive Officer Allen Leverett highlighted 2016 accomplishments and milestones, including the following highlights: Safety and diversity OSHA-recordable incidents decreased by 17 percent and lost-time incidents by 11 percent from 2015. We Energies was recognized by the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors for our lead... 
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05/02/17WEC Energy Group posts first-quarter results
MILWAUKEE, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: WEC) recorded net income of $356.6 million, or $1.12 per share, for the first quarter of 2017 - up from $346.2 million, or $1.09 per share, for the first quarter of 2016. Consolidated revenue for the first quarter of 2017 totaled $2.3 billion, compared to $2.2 billion for the first quarter of 2016. "Our continued focus on financial discipline and operating efficiencies contributed to a solid first quarter," said Allen Lev... 
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04/25/17WEC Energy Group announces 2017 first-quarter earnings news release and conference call
MILWAUKEE, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEC) will issue its 2017 first-quarter earnings news release before the stock market opens Tuesday, May 2. A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time.  To listen to webcast Go to wecenergygroup.com. Select '1st quarter earnings' and then select 'Webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the start of the call, which begins at 1 p.m. Central time. Detailed financial... 
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04/20/17WEC Energy Group declares quarterly dividend
MILWAUKEE, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 52 cents per share on the company's common stock.  The dividend is payable June 1, 2017, to stockholders of record on May 12, 2017. This marks the 299th consecutive quarter – dating back to 1942 – that the company will have paid a dividend to its stockholders. WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC), based in Milwaukee, is one of the nation's premier energy co... 
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02/01/17WEC Energy Group posts 2016 fourth-quarter and full-year results
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEC) today recorded net income based on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $194.4 million, or 61 cents per share, for the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with $179.3 million, or 57 cents per share, for the fourth quarter of 2015. WEC Energy Group was formed on June 29, 2015, when Wisconsin Energy completed the acquisition of Integrys. Fourth-quarter 2015 earnings include acquisition costs of 5 cents per shar... 
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01/30/17Upper Michigan Energy Resources files application to build new generation in Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corp. (UMERC) filed a certificate of necessity application today with the Michigan Public Service Commission to build two natural gas generating stations in the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. “This filing is another significant step forward in our commitment to a long-term viable solution for electric reliability in the U. P.,” said J. Patrick Keyes, president of UMERC. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Gov. Rick Snyder, Attorney ... 
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01/25/17WEC Energy Group announces 2016 fourth-quarter and full-year earnings news release and conference call
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEC) will issue its 2016 fourth-quarter and full-year earnings news release before the stock market opens Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time.  To listen to webcast Go to wecenergygroup.com. Select '4th quarter and year-end earnings' and then select 'Webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the start of the call, which begins at 1 p.m. ... 
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01/19/17WEC Energy Group raises quarterly dividend
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 52 cents per share on the company's common stock, an increase of 5.1 percent over the current quarterly dividend of 49.50 cents a share. This raises the annual dividend rate to $2.08 a share.  The higher dividend is payable March 1, 2017, to stockholders of record on Feb. 14, 2017. This marks the 298th consecutive quarter – dating back to 1942 – th... 
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