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.
“Having lived in a large city for most of my adult life, I was looking for a place less crowded, less hectic. …The nights in Rusk County are dark and on clear ones I love to stare into the heavens and be able to dream a million dreams and just let my mind wander.”
Retiree to area – Community Volunteer