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Windsource for Business - MN

Windsource for Business

Buy renewable energy for Minnesota businesses


Minnesota businesses like yours can buy renewable energy through Windsource®, one of the nation’s leading voluntary green power programs. More and more companies are using renewable energy in their sustainability plans, but the cost and complexity of installing renewable technologies can be overwhelming. For a reasonable cost, Windsource can help you:

  • Meet environmental goals
  • Achieve LEED certification
  • Position your organization as an environmental leader 

Windsource energy is produced locally and helps support rural economies. The energy you buy is generated in excess of our other renewable goals making a real environmental impact.


Since its inception over ten years ago, Windsource has delivered more than 1 billion kWh of renewable energy. When you purchase renewable energy from Windsource, it will help you:

  • Meet environmental goals
  • Earn LEED certification points
  • Position your organization as an environmental leader
  • Generate goodwill among customers and your community
  • Support rural economies through tax revenue and jobs
  • Create a positive environmental impact 

More participation means more renewable energy production in Minnesota. Thanks to Windsource customers, the amount of renewable energy we produce today is above and beyond government requirements and continues to grow. Join the Windsource family today.


Purchase affordable renewable energy for your Minnesota business when you sign up for Windsource. Join more than 73,000 residential customers and 1,200 businesses that help make Windsource one of the nation’s largest voluntary renewable energy programs. 

Windsource subscriptions are available in 100 kilowatt-hour (kWh) blocks for a small additional premium of $3.53 per block, less a credit for fuel costs. In 2013, the net Windsource premium for Commercial and Industrial (C&I) non-demand customers ranged from $0.12 to $0.77 per block, with an average price of $0.48. 

Sign up for 100% of your electricity usage or a set number of blocks as a portion of your usage.

We require a three-year commitment for all business customers. Your Windsource premium shows up right on your monthly energy bill. 

Who Qualifies?

To qualify, you must be an electricity customer of Xcel Energy in Minnesota.

How to Get Started

To enroll, submit the online application.

Additional Information

If you have any questions regarding Windsource, please:

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Our products and services differ based on state. Please select your state (or the state you're interested in) from the list to the left.

Why do our products and services differ based on state? Because our business is regulated by state. We have regulated operations in eight Western and Midwestern states. The different regulatory body for each state we serve determines what products and services we deliver in that state.