Skip Navigation

The U.S. Department of Energy and the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center are excited to announce that a new, modernized DSIRE is under construction. The new version of DSIRE will offer significant improvements over the current version, including expanded data accessibility and an array of new tools for site users. The new DSIRE site will be available in December 2014. Staff are currently working hard on the new version of DSIRE but are also maintaining the content of the current version of DSIRE. Thank you for your continued support and patience during this transition. We hope you are as excited for December as we are!

US Department Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
IREC North Carolina Solar Center
Home Glossary Links FAQs Contact About Twitter    Facebook


Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

Printable Version
Xcel Energy - Farm Rewiring Grants   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/13/2014
Program Overview:
State: Wisconsin
Incentive Type: Utility Grant Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Agricultural Equipment
Applicable Sectors: Agricultural
Amount:100% of the first $1,000 of expenses
50% of the remaining cost
Maximum Incentive:Maximum grant of $10,000
Can be combined with Farm Rewiring Loan Program, for up to $33,000 in assistance
Equipment Requirements:Pre-approval required by Engineering Technician
Web Site:

Xcel Energy provides an incentive to help its agricultural customers install safer and more energy efficient electrical wiring. Xcel will cover 100% of the first $1,000 of expenses, and 50% of the remaining costs up to $10,000. Projects must be pre-approved by an Engineering Technician to qualify for funding. Participant must be an Xcel Energy electric agricultural customer in Wisconsin with an active livestock farm approved by Xcel. This incentive may be combined with a similar rewiring loan program offered by the utility. Contact Xcel for additional information on this program. 

  Xcel Energy
1414 W. Hamilton Ave
P.O. Box 8
Eau Claire, WI 54702
Phone: (800) 481-4700
Phone 2: (800) 895-4999
Web Site:
NCSU - home
Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

While the DSIRE staff strives to provide the best information possible, the DSIRE staff, the N.C. Solar Center, N.C. State University and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. make no representations or warranties, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability of the information. The DSIRE staff, the N.C. Solar Center, N.C. State University and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. disclaim all liability of any kind arising out of your use or misuse of the information contained or referenced on DSIRE Web pages.

Copyright 2014 - 2015 North Carolina State University, under NREL Subcontract No. XEU-0-99515-01. Permission granted only for personal or educational use, or for use by or on behalf of the U.S. government. North Carolina State University prohibits the unauthorized display, reproduction, sale, and/or distribution of all or portions of the content of the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) without prior, written consent.