Farm Wiring Program (Wisconsin)

Proper wiring and grounding of electrical systems can increase the safety and well-being of farm investments.
Proper wiring and grounding of electrical systems can increase the safety and well-being of farm investments. We offer a wiring program in Wisconsin designed to increase farm safety, productivity and efficiency, while decreasing the potential for stray voltage on livestock farms.

Program details

  • Incentive grants up to $10,000 per wiring project.
  • Alliant Energy pays the first $1,000.
  • After the first $1,000, Alliant Energy pays 50% of the remaining cost up to $9,000 on most farms.
  • Dairy customers are eligible for an additional $10,000 cost share.
  • Farm customers converting from single-phase to three-phase, or installing a new three-phase service, are eligible for an additional $10,000 cost share.

Who is eligible?

  • Wisconsin Alliant Energy electric customers who file an IRS Schedule F tax form.
  • New construction and upgrades to existing buildings are eligible projects.

How does it work?

  • You or your electrician contacts your Alliant Energy agricultural representative to discuss project scope.
  • The agricultural representative schedules a site visit as needed to approve the plan.
  • Your electrician completes wiring upgrades on your farm.
  • The agricultural representative will schedule an electrical inspection.
  • A state or state-approved inspector confirms the rewiring is code compliant.
  • The electrician sends an invoice to the agricultural representative.
  • Your agricultural representative completes an application, calculates the incentive and sends a you a check.

Contact your local agricultural representative with questions or to get started:

  • Wautoma/Wisconsin Rapids/Marion/Amherst/Berlin: Jeff Faulks, (715) 754-4320
  • Tomah/Mauston/Portage/Baraboo/Spring Green: Graham Cassellius, (608) 372-0383
  • Ripon/Beaver Dam/Fond du Lac/Sheboygan: Brian Costello, (920) 322-6638
  • Prairie du Chien/Platteville/Mineral Point/Verona: Anthony Esch, (608) 458-4278
  • Windsor/Stoughton/Janesville/Monroe/Elkhorn: Blake Teutschmann, (608) 328-5346
Map of agribusiness districts in Alliant Energy's Wisconsin service territory. Call 1-866-ALLIANT.
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