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Economic Development

Richland Electric Cooperative is an active leader in promoting the greater Richland County area as a place to build or expand your business. Our part of southwest Wisconsin has a number of outstanding attributes which make it an excellent place to do business. Our staff can assist you with a variety of services, most of which are free of charge. We have experts on staff to help you with;


  • Site Selection - Our staff is keenly aware of real estate, zoning and building requirements, utility services available including rates, broadband internet availability and environmental assessments.


  • Tax and Business Incentives - We constantly monitor local, state and federal incentives including low interest loans, grants and tax incentives


  • Financing - We work with a variety of financial institutions to help arrange business relationship that will match your financing needs and multiple sources. Furthermore, we have an in-house revolving loan fund which can be used by qualified new and growing businesses.


  • Workforce and labor statistics are evaluated continuously by our staff to provide you with information about local labor rates, participation rates, and quality of workforce.


If you are thinking about starting a new business, relocating your existing business or growing your business in our community please don't hesitate to call us at 608-647-3173 to arrange a time to meet and discuss the many opportunities we can help you find in the community. 


Richland Electric Cooperative RLF Manual

Revolving Loan Fund Application

RLF App Certification Statement

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