WPS Resources

Energy holding company serving Wisconsin and Michigan.

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700 North Adams St.
Green Bay, WI 54307
Employees: 3,000
CEO: Larry Weyers
Stock Symbol: WPS

Website: http://www.wpsr.com

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WPS Resources Corporation is an energy holding company based in Green Bay, WI. Subsidiaries include

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
·- Established in 1883.
- Regulated electric and natural gas utility.
- Operates in northeastern and central Wisconsin and an adjacent portion of Upper Michigan.
- 2410 employees
- Serves 407,768 electric and 295,816 natural gas customers.
- Provides electric and natural gas products and services to residential, farm, commercial, and industrial customers. Also provides electric power to wholesale customers.

Upper Peninsula Power Company
Established in 1884.
- Regulated electric utility.
- Operates in primarily rural countryside covering 10 of the 15 counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
- 169 employees.
- Serves 51,207 electric customers in 99 communities.
- Provides electric energy to 32 wholesale customers.

WPS Energy Services, Inc.
Established in 1994.
- Diversified nonregulated energy supply and services company.
- Principal operations in Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Ontario, and Quebec.
- Provides retail and wholesale products primarily in the northeast quadrant of the United States and adjacent portions of Canada.
- 132 employees.
- Operates in the retail and wholesale nonregulated energy marketplace.
- Emphasis is on serving aggregated retail, commercial, industrial, and wholesale customers in the northeast quadrant of the United States and adjacent portions of Canada.

On September 21, 2005, WPS Resources Corporation announced a plan to purchase two natural gas distribution operations from Aquila Inc. The transaction, if approved, will more than double WPS Resources' natural gas distribution customer base.

WPS was named Most Admired Energy Company by Fortune magazine in 2006.

The company earned $6.9 billion in revenues in 2005 and net income of $157.4 million.


- Compensation - Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave

- Health Benefits - Medical Plan, Dental Plan, Prescription Plan, Vision Plan, Medical Pre-tax Spending Account, Long-term Disability

- Financial Planning - 401(k) - includes Employer Match to ESOP, Pension, ESOP, Pre-retirement Planning Support, Group Life Insurance, Credit Union

- Career Development - Corporate Learning Centers, Tuition Reimbursement, Interest free Education Loans, Relocation Assistance

- Work/Family Balance - Employee Assistance Program - Professional Counseling, Unpaid FMLA Leave, Contributions - Matching Gifts Program, Dependent Care Pre-Tax Spending Account

Updated February 22, 2006

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