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Frequently Asked Questions

Wind Energy

Where does wind come from? Where does wind come from?
How does renewable energy get to my house? How does renewable energy get to my house?
Is Windsource reliable? What happens when the wind isn’t blowing? Is Windsource reliable? What happens when the wind isn’t blowing?
Doesn’t Xcel Energy already supply a large amount of renewable energy? Doesn’t Xcel Energy already supply a large amount of renewable energy?
What is a Renewable Energy Credit? What is a Renewable Energy Credit?

Getting Started

How do I sign up for the Windsource? How do I sign up for the Windsource?
How much renewable energy can I get through Windsource? How much renewable energy can I get through Windsource?
How much does it cost to power 100% of the typical home use with Windsource? How much does it cost to power 100% of the typical home use with Windsource?
What are the benefits of Windsource? What are the benefits of Windsource?
How much does Windsource cost? How much does Windsource cost?
How would changes in the fossil fuel prices be accommodated in the Windsource program? How would changes in the fossil fuel prices be accommodated in the Windsource program?
How am I billed for Windsource? How am I billed for Windsource?
Can I participate in Windsource if I rent my home? Can I participate in Windsource if I rent my home?

Terms & Conditions

What are the terms and conditions for participation? What are the terms and conditions for participation?
How do I increase my Windsource commitment? How do I increase my Windsource commitment?
What if I move? What if I move?
How do I cancel my Windsource commitment? How do I cancel my Windsource commitment?
Is there an early cancellation fee? Is there an early cancellation fee?
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Energy Saving Tip

Turn off your lights when you leave the room—even if you'll only be gone for a moment. Contemporary light bulbs require very little energy to turn "on."

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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.