Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (the Farm
Bill) established the Renewable Energy Systems and Energy
Efficiency Improvements Program under Title IX, Section
9006. This program currently funds grants and loan guarantees
to agricultural producers and rural small business for assistance
with purchasing renewable energy systems and making energy efficiency
New for 2006, the program offers both grants
and guaranteed loans for eligible projects. In addition, projects
with total eligible costs under $200,000 can apply under a Simplified
Application Process designed to streamline the application process
for small projects.
On this site you will find information
on the Section 9006 grant and guaranteed loan programs including
details on project and applicant eligibility, application procedures,
required forms and other useful information to assist you in
the application process. For full information on the program,
please refer to the program rule,
7 CFR Part 4280.
Welcome to your one-stop source for
information on renewable energy programs for individuals, businesses,
farms and factories -- located in Wisconsin -- who are interested
in installing a renewable energy system.
Just call the Focus on Energy Information Center
at 1-800-762-7077 and let us know what type
of renewable energy system you are interested in. Our Information
Center staff is ready to answer your basic questions about renewable
energy and can send you information about how Focus on Energy
can assist you while planning your renewable energy project.
After receiving that initial information about the Focus
on Energy Program and your renewable energy technology of interest,
our Information Center staff can put you in contact with renewable
energy technical experts, installers and suppliers in Wisconsin.
A representative from our network of experts can help answer
your more detailed, specific questions or help you plan your
installation. Our technical experts will help you with your
renewable energy decisions.
Learn about Federal Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy Installations
New Federal Energy Tax Credits
for Renewable Energy Systems are available now through December
31, 2007. Visit our tax incentives page to read more detail
about what types apply.
Power of Renewable Energy Email Updates
Enroll to receive email information on renewable technologies,
steps towards installation and financial assistance the Focus
on Energy program offers for homes, businesses and farms.
Renewable Energy Info Library
Visit the Info Library
to find a calendar of events, fact sheets, case studies, links
to other renewable energy related Web sites, information on
resources, contractors and energy education, energy calculators
and wind maps and data.
Cash-Back Rewards and Implementation
Grants can help make purchasing renewable energy systems more
affordable. Plus, we offer Renewable Energy Grants which can
make studying and researching renewable energy technologies
possible. Visit the Financial Incentives section to find out
how you can make your installation a reality.
Renewable Energy Yellow Pages
Find providers of products, services
or information about renewable energy.
Frequently Asked Questions
See our frequently asked questions section
to find answers to people's basic questions. If you don't find
the answer to your question or need help finding information,
contact the Focus on Energy Information Center between 8 am
and 5 pm (CST), Monday thru Friday at 1-800-762-7077. You can
also e-mail us any time at
You are eligible for these programs if you
are located in the service area of an electric and/or natural
gas utility that participates in Focus on Energy programs. To
find out if you are eligible, click on the eligibility drop-down
menu in the upper right corner of the screen.