Press Releases

Dairyland Power Announces Major Solar Energy Facility


Badger State Solar Project to be located in Jefferson County, Wis.


La Crosse, WI— Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized a power purchase agreement with Ranger
Power for the proposed 149 megawatt Badger State Solar Project. Dairyland will purchase the entire
output of the planned solar photovoltaic facility, which is proposed on the land of participating private
landowners in the Towns of Jefferson and Oakland in Jefferson County, Wis.

Dairyland Power Announces More Solar Energy Sites

La Crosse, Wis., April 19, 2018 — Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized agreements for three additional utility-scale solar generation projects, bringing Dairyland’s total number of solar installations under contract to 18.

The three new projects will increase the total solar generation from 20.5 megawatts (MW) to 25 MW in the Dairyland cooperative system. Once the three new solar energy facilities are online, the 18 sites will together be able to produce enough renewable energy to power nearly 4,000 homes.

EDP Renewables, Dairyland Power Dedicate 98 MW Wind Farm

DARLINGTON, Wis., Nov. 10, 2017 – EDP Renewables (EDPR) and Dairyland Power Cooperative celebrated the completion of the Quilt Block Wind Farm at a joint dedication event in Darlington, Wisconsin, on Friday, November 10.  A number of the wind farm’s stakeholders including landowners, government officials, and others also attended the event that featured several speeches, a ribbon cutting and a bus tour of the wind farm.

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