Utility costs climbing as winter settles in

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A power plant releases steam and smoke near homes in Oak Creek
One of the power generators at WE Energies’ plant in Oak Creek. Joe Tarr/ WPR

As Wisconsin experiences frigid temperatures this week, we check in with the head of the Citizens Utility Board about why utilities are hiking rates and how the state is regulating utilities. And we explore what options people have if they’re struggling to pay their heating and electric bills.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Tom Content Guest