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Of that, 5 megawatts will be used by the city and 3 megawatts will be used by the school district.

“This partnership between MGE, the City of Madison and MMSD is another great example of how working together we can advance shared energy goals and achieve net-zero carbon electricity for all of our customers by 2050,” MG&E chairman Jeff Keebler said in a statement.

Similar to MG&E’s “net-zero” goal of 2050, MMSD is hoping to turn 50% of its energy needs into renewable energy by the year 2030, 75% renewable energy by 2035 and 100% by 2040.