Ethanol Production Incentive (Wisconsin)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Wisconsin

Name Ethanol Production Incentive
Incentive Type Performance-Based Incentive
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Ethanol
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 0.20/gallon

Start Date 2001-07-01
Expiration Date 2006-07-01

Maximum Incentive 3 million per year for five years

Program Administrator WI Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Date added to DSIRE 2002-12-16
Last DSIRE Review 2004-06-08

References DSIRE[1]


This program, administered by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, provides payments to those who produce more than 10,000,000 gallons of denatured ethanol per year. Producers that have manufactured ethanol in Wisconsin for fewer than five years, and purchase relevant equipment from local sources, are eligible. The Department will pay eligible producers $0.20/gallon for up to 15 million gallons of denatured ethanol per year for five years (depending on funding). This program expires July 1, 2006.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Wis. Stat. § 93.75
Date Effective 2001-07-01

Expiration Date 2006-07-01

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kevin LeRoy
Department WI Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Address 2811 Agriculture Drive

Place Madison, Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code 53718
Phone (608) 224-4928


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"