2004 Excellence Award Winner

We Energies | Iron Mountain, MI

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The history of We Energies dates as far back as 1896 when they began as the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Co. Since then many changes within the company have occurred, including their name, which was changed to We Energies from Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas in 2002.

We Energies serves more than a million electric customers in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and more than a million natural gas customers in Wisconsin. In addition, they serve about 2,500 water customers and 500 steam customers in the Milwaukee area.

Their service area covers over 18,000 square miles in Wisconsin and 5,000 square miles in the Upper Peninsula. We Energies employs 5,700 people with approximately 350 of those in Michigan. This equates to about $1,000,000 economic impact in the UP for 2004 which is expected to grow to approximately $8,000,000 in 2005.