Farm Rewiring Program

Riverland Energy Cooperative and Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association (WECA) have teamed up to offer dairy farmers a rewiring financial assistance program.

The Safety First! Loan and grant program is designed to assist dairy farmers with their farm’s rewiring to meet current electrical code standards.

This is a cost-sharing program which offers a loan/grant combination up to $30,000

  • Must be Dairy farm (includes cows, goats, and sheep kept for milk production)
  • Existing homestead
  • Pre- and post- program inspections by an approved state-certified inspector
  • Work must be completed by a Master Electrician or an electrician who has completed the farm rewiring program.
  • Before work commences, a bid from the electrician must meet loan/grant requirements
  • A signed service agreement for length of loan.
  • Credit eligibility requirements must be met.


Other financing available:

  • Grants are available for 20 percent or up to $6,000 from WECA
  • Loans are available for 80 percent or up to $24,000 from Riverland Energy Cooperative. A 3-percent interest rate applies. (5year repayment plan)

For more information on the Safety First! Rewiring Program contact Tammy or call 1-800-411-9115 or 608-323-3381 for more information

Farm Rewiring Brochure