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WEC Energy releases 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: WEC) released its 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report, a comprehensive overview of the company's strategy, economic performance, environmental initiatives and social impact throughout the communities served by its companies.

"WEC Energy Group is committed to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices. This report highlights the success we've had in creating long-term value for our customers and shareholders by focusing on the fundamentals of world-class reliability, operating efficiency and financial discipline," said Allen Leverett, president and chief executive officer. "An important component of our commitment to these fundamentals includes significant investments in renewable energy and improved environmental performance."

The report includes an organizational profile and sections covering economic, environmental and social performance.

The report is available at: www.wecenergygroup.com/csr/index.htm

WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC), based in Milwaukee, is one of the nation's premier energy companies, serving 4.4 million customers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota.

The company's principal utilities are We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, Michigan Gas Utilities and Minnesota Energy Resources. The company's other major subsidiary, We Power, designs, builds and owns electric generating plants.

WEC Energy Group (wecenergygroup.com), a component of the S&P 500, has approximately $29 billion of assets, 8,500 employees and 55,000 stockholders of record.

 

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SOURCE WEC Energy Group Inc.

Brian Manthey (news media), 414-221-4444, brian.manthey@we-energies.com, Colleen F. Henderson, CFA (investment community), 414-221-2592, colleen.henderson@wisconsinenergy.com