Xcel Energy is the electrical service provider for most of the communities and industrial properties in the County. In addition, they are part of Rusk County’s Green Energy Portfolio. The utility operates 3 hyrdo dams in the County, all on the Flambeau River, with a combined generation capacity of 12 MW. Xcel is a great partner to business and are able assist companies in expansion and start-up efforts.
The Indeck Ladysmith BioFuel Center produces premium residential and industrial-grade wood pellets. The plan has the capacity to produce 90,000 tons of pellets annually.