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Customer Solar Energy Solutions

We support your interest in solar energy.

We continue to add low-cost universal solar projects to generate power for all customers. In addition, we offer programs to meet your needs and interests in solar energy. We provide options that make it possible for you to go solar without owning a home or making a large investment in solar panels. Learn more about the program options available to you.

Renewable Energy Programs

  • Windsource® is our easiest, most convenient renewable option for customers in Colorado, Minnesota, New Mexico, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Customers pay a little more each month to get some or all of their energy from renewable sources.
  • Renewable*Connect® is our newest renewable option. Customers in Minnesota can sign up to power their homes and businesses with up to 100% clean energy from local wind and solar projects. The subscription terms are flexible and the energy is Green-e Energy certified. Coming to Colorado in 2018.
  • Solar*Rewards® offers incentives for customers to install rooftop solar. About 35,000 Xcel Energy customers in Colorado, Minnesota, and New Mexico are participating in Solar*Rewards, as of year-end 2016.
  • Solar*Rewards® Community® in Colorado and Minnesota is an option for customers who want to invest in solar but cannot or do not want to install their own panels. The program has supported dozens of community solar-garden projects on our system that generate local solar energy for participating customers, with more projects underway.
  • Solar*Connect Community® in Wisconsin offers customers the option to subscribe to purchase a portion of the output form local solar arrays.

 Learn more about customer renewable solutions available in your location.


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Energy Saving Tip

Install ceiling fans to keep cool air circulating so you can turn down your air conditioner. Still, make sure to turn off your fan when you leave the room.

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Break Ground, Not the Law

Always call 811 before digging in your yard to avoid hitting buried gas or electric lines. Not only is it the safe thing to do, but it's the law.