Paul Ryan made light of green energy in Thursday's debate, but Judith Faulkner, Dane County's leading entrepreneur is creating massive wind power infrastructure to complement her software firm's commitment to sustainability and existing solar and geothermal systems.
Epic Systems in Verona, already the largest producer of solar power in the state, is moving to add more renewable energy to its Dane County campus.The turbines will on a high ridge in rural Dane County that is off-site from Epic's Verona campus, with electricity fed into Madison Gas & Electric Co.'s grid to off-set Epic's usage.
The developer of software for the health care sector plans to build six utility-scale wind turbines in Verona.
It is thought that the turbines will be visible from tall buildings downtown, the Wisconsin State Journal explains.
Perhaps the turbines' presence will work their way into the minds of fossil fuel champions like Scott Walker and switch on some green power acceptance.