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Windsource for Residences - MN

Windsource for Residences

Increase clean, renewable energy in Minnesota


For only less than $1 a month* in Minnesota, you can help increase renewable energy and build a brighter energy future. You can purchase renewable energy through Windsource®, one of the nation’s largest voluntary renewable energy programs.

Join over 73,000 homes and 1,200 businesses that support renewable energy across the Xcel Energy service area by completing our online application.

* In 2013, the net Windsource premium ranged from $0.17 to $0.81 per block, with an average price of $0.53.


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, you are supporting:

  • Energy sources that take advantage of abundant natural resources like the wind and the sun
  • Affordable and domestic energy production that provides electricity price stability
  • Economic development for rural communities in the form of jobs, tax revenue and income for landowners
  • A cleaner, healthier environment 

More participants 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.

Need one more reason to enroll? Windsource customers also get access to free, money-saving coupons.

Who Qualifies?

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

How to Get Started

To enroll, complete and submit either the online or mail-in application.

Additional information

If you have any questions regarding Windsource, please:


Choose your state

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.