Posts Tagged "adaptation"

Alliant to close Sheboygan coal plant, retain Vandewalle

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in News | 2 comments

Alliant to close Sheboygan coal plant, retain Vandewalle

SHEBOYGAN, WISC (excerpts from wsjonline.com) – Alliant Energy has announced it is closing its Sheboygan coal-fired power plant, which is the last of its kind operating in Sheboygan. The Edgewater 5 generating station will be completely decommissioned by 2023. While that date is years ahead of the previous schedule for the plant, City officials say it will save taxpayers hundreds of millions in taxpayer costs. Alliant said it has retained Vandewalle & Associates, a Madison-based urban planning and economic development firm to help with decommissioning and redevelopment plans for...

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Waterloo advances redevelopment in Downtown

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Waterloo advances redevelopment in Downtown

Environmental assessments are also planned for recently acquired lots adjacent to the Cedar Valley TechWorks, helping advance the redevelopment plan created for that area by Vandewalle & Associates.

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V&A working with communities on tools and strategies for flood recovery and resiliency

Posted by on Sep 27, 2018 in News | 0 comments

V&A working with communities on tools and strategies for flood recovery and resiliency

In the last few months many Midwest client communities have shifted focus on to efforts to become more resilient. Vandewalle & Associates is ready to work with local areas and our region's environmental and engineering experts to develop new strategies that help people, businesses and communities to better recover, predict, prevent and plan for a future that is likely to include more extreme weather and natural events. 

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Strategies for Resilient Communities

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Strategies for Resilient Communities

Strategies for Resilient Communities

Planning for resilient communities includes sustainability plans, hazard mitigation, siting and relocation planning, floodplain analysis, foodshed analysis, renewable energy and micro-grid strategies, solar analysis, redundant power use, transit and electrification analysis, and so much more.

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Renewable Energy

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Working to create more resilient communities Vandewalle & Associates is working with key communities in the region to help proactively reposition themselves amidst changing regional patterns in a global environment, build new economies, and replace jobs. Renewable energy is a foundational industry in this rapidly changing economic era. Beyond technology Growing the renewable energy industry for a new economy requires more than the new technology alone. Growing new economies also requires innovative public policy, and strategic investments to stimulate the growth of new markets. Selected...

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