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12/19/13We Energies, Wolverine to end joint venture at Presque Isle Power Plant
MARQUETTE, Mich., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We Energies and Wolverine Power Cooperative announced today the two companies have decided to end their joint venture at the Presque Isle Power Plant. The joint venture would have resulted in joint ownership of the plant by We Energies and Wolverine along with the installation of state-of-the-art emission controls. "Since the time we first agreed that joint ownership of the plant would be beneficial to both companies and their customers, busines... 
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12/05/13Wisconsin Energy announces capital spending plan and new authorization for share repurchases
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) today approved capital investments totaling $711 million for 2014 to continue upgrading and modernizing its electric and natural gas infrastructure across the region.  The board also reviewed a five-year capital budget that calls for investing between $3.2 billion and $3.5 billion over the period 2014 through 2018.  In addition, the directors authorized management to purchase – from 201... 
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12/04/13Wisconsin Energy's Klappa to participate in Wells Fargo 2013 Energy Symposium
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Gale Klappa – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Wells Fargo 2013 Energy Symposium Panel discussion – Utility of the Future When: Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 8 a.m. Central time Where: Waldorf Astoria 301 Park Ave. ... 
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11/21/13We Energies named best in nation for keeping the lights on
Award recognizes most reliable electric utilities nationwide MILWAUKEE, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We Energies has received the 2013 ReliabilityOne™ national award for superior reliability of its electric system. The national award is based on the company's performance for the year 2012, and is given annually by PA Consulting Group to utilities that have excelled in delivering the most reliable electric service to their customers. "We're honored to be named the most relia... 
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11/11/13We Energies biomass plant begins commercial operation
50-MW facility at Domtar Rothschild mill produces renewable energy from woody biomass ROTHSCHILD, Wis., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We Energies announced today that the biomass-fueled power plant on the site of Domtar Corporation's Rothschild, Wis., paper mill was placed into commercial operation Friday, Nov. 8, after testing and commissioning activities were successfully completed. Wood, waste wood and sawdust are being used to produce up to 50 megawatts (MW) of electricity; steam prov... 
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10/30/13Wisconsin Energy posts 2013 third quarter and nine month results
MILWAUKEE, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy (NYSE: WEC) today reported net income of $137.5 million or 60 cents a share for the third quarter of 2013.  This compares with net income of $156.1 million or 67 cents a share for the third quarter of 2012.  Third quarter 2013 revenues were $1.05 billion.  Revenues totaled $1.04 billion in the same quarter last year.  This year's third quarter earnings were affected by a return to normal weather compared to a much warmer than normal s... 
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10/23/13Wisconsin Energy announces 2013 third quarter earnings release and conference call
MILWAUKEE, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) will issue its third quarter 2013 earnings news release before the stock market opens on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time.  To listen to webcast Go to wisconsinenergy.com.  Select 'Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call' and then select 'Go to webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the presentation, which begi... 
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10/17/13Wisconsin Energy, Wisconsin Electric declare quarterly dividends
MILWAUKEE, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) and Wisconsin Electric Power Company today declared quarterly dividends. Wisconsin Energy The Wisconsin Energy board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 38.25 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Dec. 1, 2013, to stockholders of record on Nov. 14, 2013. This marks the 285th consecutive quarter – dating back to 1942 – that the company wil... 
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09/18/13Wisconsin Energy's Klappa to present at Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Gale Klappa – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference Klappa will participate on a panel and present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's strategy and an update on the company's business outlook. When: Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 9:... 
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09/17/13Wisconsin Energy's Klappa at Sept. 24 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power and Gas Leaders Conference
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who:        Gale Klappa – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What:       Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power and Gas Leaders Conference Klappa will participate on a panel discussing utility industry issues. When:     Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 8:30 a.m., Central time ... 
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09/04/13Wisconsin Energy's Klappa to present at Sept. 11 Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who:  Gale Klappa – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference Klappa will present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's business strategy and provide an update on the company's financial outlook. When:  Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 8:45 a.m. Central time Where:  Sheraton New York Hotel and Tower... 
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08/01/13Wisconsin Energy's Keyes to present Aug. 8 at Goldman Sachs Power and Utility Conference
MILWAUKEE, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: J. Patrick Keyes, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Goldman Sachs Power and Utility Conference Keyes will participate in a panel discussion about utility industry issues. When: Thursday, Aug. 8, at 8:45 a.m. Central time Where: ... 
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07/31/13Wisconsin Energy posts 2013 second quarter and first half results
MILWAUKEE, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy (NYSE: WEC) today reported net income from continuing operations of $119.0 million or 52 cents a share for the second quarter of 2013.  This compares with net income from continuing operations of $119.3 million or 51 cents a share for the second quarter of 2012.  Second quarter 2013 revenues were $1.01 billion.  Revenues totaled $944.7 million in the same quarter last year.  For the first six months of 2013, the company recorded n... 
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07/24/13Wisconsin Energy announces 2013 second quarter earnings release and conference call
MILWAUKEE, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) will issue its second  quarter 2013 earnings news release before the stock market opens on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time.  To listen to webcast Go to wisconsinenergy.com.  Click 'Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call' and then click 'Go to webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the presentation, which beg... 
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07/19/13Wisconsin Energy board elects Leverett president; Klappa remains chairman and CEO
MILWAUKEE, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) named Allen L. Leverett president, effective Aug. 1. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130719/CG49864-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130719/CG49864-b) Leverett, 46, currently serves as an executive vice president of Wisconsin Energy and head of the company's power generation group.  He will succeed Gale E. Klappa as president of the corporation.  Klappa... 
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07/18/13Wisconsin Energy raises quarterly dividend
MILWAUKEE, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) announced today that it has decided to accelerate to the second half of 2013 the dividend action that was planned for the first quarter of 2014.  As a result, the directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 38.25 cents a share on the company's common stock.  This represents an increase of 4.25 cents a share in the quarterly dividend and raises the annual rate from $1.36 a share to ... 
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05/02/13Klappa cites milestones in customer satisfaction, employee safety, reliability in annual meeting review of 2012 highlights
Also notes stronger earnings, exceptional shareholder returns ROTHSCHILD, Wis., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At Wisconsin Energy's (NYSE: WEC) annual meeting of stockholders, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Gale Klappa described 2012 as a remarkable year with milestones in customer satisfaction, employee safety, and network reliability. Klappa cited the following 2012 highlights: Customer satisfaction For the fourth quarter of 2012, the company achieved the best customer s... 
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04/30/13Wisconsin Energy posts first quarter results
MILWAUKEE, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy (NYSE: WEC) today reported net income from continuing operations of $176.6 million or 76 cents a share for the first quarter of 2013.  This compares with net income from continuing operations of $172.1 million or 74 cents a share for the first quarter of 2012.  First quarter 2013 revenues were $1.28 billion.  In the corresponding quarter a year ago, revenues totaled $1.19 billion.  Cold winter temperatures in the first quarter of ... 
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04/23/13Wisconsin Energy announces 2013 first quarter earnings release and conference call
MILWAUKEE, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) will issue its first quarter 2013 earnings news release before the stock market opens on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.  A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time.  To listen to webcast Go to wisconsinenergy.com.  Click 'First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call' and then click 'Go to webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the presentation, which beg... 
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04/18/13Wisconsin Energy, Wisconsin Electric declare quarterly dividends
MILWAUKEE, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) and Wisconsin Electric Power Company today declared quarterly dividends. Wisconsin Energy The Wisconsin Energy board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents a share on the company's common stock.  The dividend is payable June 1, 2013, to stockholders of record on May 14, 2013.  This marks the 283rd consecutive quarter – dating back to 1942 – that the company will... 
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04/11/13Wisconsin Energy named one of the nation's best corporate citizens for the sixth year in a row
MILWAUKEE, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy (NYSE: WEC) has been recognized as one of the 100 best corporate citizens in the United States for the sixth consecutive year. The annual rankings are prepared and published by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.  The publication evaluates approximately 1,000 publicly held companies on the basis of environmental performance, employee relations, philanthropy, finance and governance.  For the fifth time, Corporate Responsibility Mag... 
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04/03/13Wisconsin Energy's Keyes to present April 10 at 2013 Midwest Utilities Seminar
MILWAUKEE, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who:      J. Patrick Keyes - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC)   What:      2013 Midwest Utilities Seminar Keyes will present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's business strategy and outlook.   When:      Wednesday, April 10, at 11 a.m. Central time   Where:      Ritz-Ca... 
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01/31/13Wisconsin Energy's Klappa to present at Credit Suisse Energy Summit
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Gale Klappa – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE:WEC) What: Credit Suisse Energy Summit Klappa will present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's strategy and an update on the company's business outlook. When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10:15 a.m., Central time ... 
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01/30/13Wisconsin Energy posts fourth quarter and full-year results for 2012
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy (NYSE: WEC) today reported net income from continuing operations of $98.8 million or 43 cents a share for the fourth quarter of 2012.  This compares with net income from continuing operations of $114.1 million or 49 cents a share for the fourth quarter of 2011.  Fourth quarter 2012 revenues were $1.07 billion, compared with $1.11 billion in the corresponding quarter a year ago.  For the full year 2012, revenues were $4.25 billion, c... 
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01/17/13Knueppel elected to Wisconsin Energy board of directors
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry W. Knueppel, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Regal Beloit Corporation, has been elected to the board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC), effective immediately. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130117/CG43074) "I'm delighted that Henry has agreed to serve as a Wisconsin Energy director," said Gale Klappa, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "His extensive management experience an... 
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01/17/13Wisconsin Energy, Wisconsin Electric declare quarterly dividends
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) and Wisconsin Electric Power Company today declared quarterly dividends. Wisconsin Energy The Wisconsin Energy board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 34 cents a share on the company's common stock, consistent with the plan the board announced at its December 2012 meeting. This represents an increase of 4 cents a share in the current quarterly dividend a... 
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01/16/13Wisconsin Energy announces 2012 fourth quarter, year-end earnings release and conference call
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) will issue its fourth quarter and year-end 2012 earnings news release before the stock market opens on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.  A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1:30 p.m. Central time.  To listen to webcast Go to wisconsinenergy.com.  Click 'Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Release and Conference Call' and then click 'Go to webcast' at any point within... 
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