16.75(12)(b)1. 1. That the renewable percentage for total annual electric energy by December 31, 2007, is at least 10 percent.
16.75(12)(b)2. 2. That the renewable percentage for total annual electric energy by December 31, 2011, is at least 20 percent.
16.75(12)(c) (c) In determining whether the goals under par. (b) are accomplished, the department shall do all the following:
16.75(12)(c)1. 1. Calculate total annual electric energy on the basis of an average of the total annual electric energy during the 3 years prior to the specified dates.
16.75(12)(c)2. 2. For any individual agency facility, consider only electric energy that is purchased from the electric provider that serves the agency facility under an arrangement with a term of 10 years or more and electric energy derived from renewable resources owned by the state and produced for use in the agency facility.
16.75(12)(d) (d) Notwithstanding par. (b), an agency is not required to generate or purchase electric energy derived from renewable resources if the generation or purchase is not technically feasible or cost-effective.
16.75(12)(e) (e) No later than March 1 of each year, the department shall submit a report to the governor and chief clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2), concerning the degree of attainment and, if applicable, reasons for nonattainment by the state during the preceding year in meeting the goals established by the department under par. (b).
16.75 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Adm 10, Wis. adm. code.
16.75 Note NOTE: 1991 Wis. Act 170, which amends this section, contains an extensive prefatory note concerning veteran-owned businesses.
16.75 Annotation The proper standard for determining whether the department of administration has abused its discretion in setting a bidding requirement is whether its decision was arbitrary or unreasonable. The department is not required to hold a hearing or follow any specified procedure in adopting bid requirements. Glacier State Distribution Services, Inc. v. DOT, 221 Wis. 2d 359, 585 N.W.2d 652 (Ct. App. 1998), 97-2472.
16.75 Annotation Procuring statutes and regulations, such as Adm Ch. 10, Wis. Adm. Code, are designed to prevent fraud, collusion, favoritism, and improvidence in the administration of public business, as well as to ensure that the public receives the best work at the most reasonable price practicable. As such, these regulations are intended for the benefit and protection of the public and not of the individual bidder. PRN Associates LLC v. DOA, 2009 WI 53, 317 Wis. 2d 656, 766 N.W.2d 559, 07-0476.
16.75 Annotation The preference for Wisconsin businesses under ss. 16.75 (1) (a) and 16.855 (1) operates only in case of a tie bid. 74 Atty. Gen. 47.
16.751 16.751 Information technology purchases by investment board. The requirements of ss. 16.72 (2) (b) and 16.75 (1) (a) 1. and (2m) (g) do not apply to procurements authorized to be made by the investment board under s. 16.78 (1) for information technology purposes.
16.751 History History: 1999 a. 9; 2001 a. 16; 2011 a. 32.
16.752 16.752 Procurement from work centers for severely handicapped individuals.