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Environmental and Sustainability Report

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) publishes an annual Environmental and Sustainability Report [2.9 MB PDF], which provides a comprehensive view of the company's environmental, social, governance and sustainability efforts. Please see this fact sheet [1.3 MB PDF] for highlights from the report.

Emission reductions

MGE has reduced air emissions significantly. Between 2005 and 2016, MGE reduced carbon emissions 20%.

Under its Energy 2030 framework, MGE is committed to reducing carbon emissions at least 40% by 2030 from 2005 levels. This target is consistent with U.S. emissions targets for the 2030 time frame established as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

80% carbon reduction by 2050

Beyond 2030, MGE is committed to reducing carbon emissions at least 80% by 2050 from 2005 levels. These commitments align with the goals of the U.S. Mid-Century Strategy (MCS) for Deep Decarbonization. The MCS is the U.S. strategy for meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius. MGE's goals are consistent with the U.S. emissions targets and the 2-degree scenario.

EEI ESG/Sustainability reporting template

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To advance further transparency and disclosure in company operations and governance, MGE is participating in the Edison Electric Institute's (EEI) environmental, social, governance and sustainability-related reporting template. The voluntary, industry-specific template [124 kB PDF] provides investors current and concise data and information on our portfolio, emissions, capital expenditures and other matters.

"MGE has ambitious carbon reduction goals and is advancing a more sustainable future through renewable generation, the electrification of transportation and increased engagement with our customers around energy efficiency. This reporting template is one more way for us to share relevant information with our investors," said Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Keebler.

EEI members represent all U.S. investor-owned electric companies.

Green Master

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MGE voluntarily participates in two statewide benchmarking programs, achieving the highest designations from both programs.

MGE earned the Green Master designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for the fourth consecutive year. This voluntary, independent benchmarking program, which evaluates sustainability actions in nine key areas, recognizes the top 20% of participants as Green Masters.

Green Tier

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In 2017, MGE expanded the scope of its renewed five-year contract with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for its Green Tier certification, which recognizes environmental leadership. MGE's primary goal in the expanded contract is to cover all MGE operations under the company's Environmental Management System, or EMS. An EMS is a continuous improvement process that evaluates, prioritizes and manages environmental risks.

MGE was the first electric utility to take part in the Green Tier pilot program and remains the only electric utility, and one of only seven Wisconsin companies, to be certified at the highest level of Green Tier.