" a voluntary collaborative promoting distributed  generation in Wisconsin "

Mission Statement

The Wisconsin Distributed Resources Collaborative, Inc. (WIDRC) is a voluntary collaborative committed to facilitating and promoting the successful deployment of economic, efficient and environmentally responsible distributed resources in Wisconsin.

Meetings & Notices . . .

  • Please pay your Year 2016 dues
  • 2016 WIDRC General Meetings will be held on the following Fridays, with meeting locations to be announced:
    January 22     April 15     July 15      October 21

        The last meeting of the Wisconsin Distributed Resources Collaborative (WIDRC) was on Friday, April 15, 2016.  The meeting was held from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at Seventhwave (formerly the Energy Center of Wisconsin) located at 749 University Row, Suite 320, Madison, WI 53705.
         See agenda details.

        Our lunch speaker was Tony Siebert, VP of Product Management with EnSync Energy. 
     arrow The Transformation of Our Business

        Tyler Heubner of RENEW Wisconsin reported on this year's policy summit, see
     arrow Summary Report on RENEW Wisconsin Energy Policy Summit

  • Presentations at WIDRC Meetings are intended to be informative and should not be interpreted as representing a consensus of the organization or opinions of its members.

    We thank all presenters for their time and effort. We try to provide pdf's of all presentations for the benefit of our members.

2015 Request for Applications Donation Announced

    The Wisconsin Distributed Resources Collaborative provided a limited amount of funding as a donation toward distributed energy resource related activities in 2015. arrow Description of donations awarded

   Applications were considered on a case-by-case basis by the Wisconsin Distributed Resources Collaborative under the terms of a Request for Applications. 

Distributed Generation Programs Provided by Wisconsin Utilities 

Shared Solar Program
A large solar array that can supply about 250 homes is planned for the roof of the Middleton Municipal Operations Center. Electricity from this system is available to MGE customers through a unique program called Shared Solar.

Xcel Energy Logo

Xcel Energy is developing and supporting solar projects in Wisconsin through its new Solar*Connect Community℠ program.  Plans are to break ground on two new solar gardens in 2016. Solar gardens make solar energy a possibility for everyone – home owners, renters and businesses. arrow For more information and how to join the Solar*Connect Community℠.

General Reports of Note:

Utility Tariffs in Wisconsin

Utilities set out the rates, terms and conditions of service in Commission-reviewed filings referred to as tariffs. The tariffs are available in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Electric and Gas Tariffs in utility name order (Wisconsin Public Service Commission Listing


Standard Interconnection Guidelines & Procedures in Wisconsin

Standard Interconnection Application Forms and Agreements