SAY "NO" TO
SB 481

Senate Bill 481 grants a right of first refusal (ROFR) for incumbent utilities for regional transmission projects, preventing competition and leading to cost increases for Wisconsinites.

SAY "NO" TO SB 481

Senate Bill 481 grants a right of first refusal (ROFR) for incumbent utilities for regional transmission projects, preventing competition and leading to cost increases for Wisconsinites.

SB 481 Will Increase Costs
for Wisconsinites

Utility companies are pushing a bill that would substantially raise electricity rates for Wisconsin families and businesses for decades. SB 481, a Right-of-First-Refusal law – or ROFR – protects the local monopoly utilities from electricity competition leading to increased prices. 

Wisconsin Should Reject ROFR and Embrace Competition

Electricity transmission competition has been shown to lower costs by as much as 40% for consumers, while ROFR bills cement monopoly power leading to higher monthly rates on utility bills for families and businesses. Previous competitive-bid electric transmission projects in Indiana have provided more than $1B in cost schedule benefits (far outweighing the cost) and have been completed over months and ahead of schedule. Read more here

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