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Statement from Koch

Koch Industries had no interest in Wisconsin’s publicly owned power plants when this issue came up in 2011, and we continue to have absolutely no interest. As was the case when this false storyline emerged in 2011, the plants are obsolete and do not in any way fit Koch companies’ current operations or business plans moving forward.

Below are related stories on the topic from 2011:

Energy facilities sparking interest
By Thomas Content
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Piece
07/02/2011

Liberals: Wrong Again. Do They Care?
By John Hinderaker
PowerLine
07/06/2011

It is notable that this 2013 news article about the potential sale of the state property, including the power plants, does not contain any mention of Koch:

Proposal gives Scott Walker administration more power to sell state property
By Patrick Marley and Karen Herzog
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/19/2013