Energy on Wisconsin engages communities, tribes, businesses and organizations to advance Wisconsin’s transformation to a clean energy economy for the health, prosperity and resilience of all its people and future generations.

Energy on Wisconsin, a program of the UW-Madison Extension Community Economic Development Program, educates, provides funding opportunities, and facilitates information sharing between communities, tribes, state and local officials, businesses, private and municipal utilities, state programs, nonprofit energy organizations, technical colleges and higher education institutions.


Energy Independent Communities

Energy on Wisconsin assists local governments with how to profitably and effectively meet their energy independent community goals – to generate at least 25% of their energy use from renewable energy locally by 2025.

Clean Energy Financing

Substantial federal and state funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy, clean transportation, and energy equity is widely available now. Watch a program in Extension's Clean Energy Funding Webinar Series to learn what’s available.

Outreach & Education

From local events to webinars to training and conferences on everything clean energy, you'll find the latest opportunities here.

It is clear that the transition to a clean, low carbon energy economy is happening in Wisconsin and, that there is growing robust public engagement in how that happens and the pace to success.