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No Changes for UPPCO Yet

The utility provider that owns UPPCO says nothing will change for employees or customers for now as a result of the company’s pending sale, but changes may be coming several years from now. Integrys Energy Group has agreed to sell UPPCO to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners for nearly $300 million. …

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UPPCO To Be Sold

The utility provider that owns the Upper Peninsula Power Company has agreed to sell UPPCO. Integrys Energy Group will sell 100% ownership of UPPCO to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners, a British investment firm, for nearly $300 million. State and federal regulators need to approve the sale. Both companies say in …

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Thin Ice Near Sturgeon River

UPPCO is warning residents near the Sturgeon River that all winter recreational activities on the ice near hydroelectric facilities are to be avoided due to thin ice. This is because of continually changing water flows beneath the ice that forms. This is part of normal hydro dam operations. UPPCO also …

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Power Restored in Rural Houghton County

More than 1300 UPPCO customers are breathing a sigh of relief after a lengthy power outage yesterday left them in the dark and without heat for almost nine hours. The outage effected almost 90 percent of communities in Ahmeek, Allouez, Copper City, Kearsarge, Mohawk and New Allouez and was caused …

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