Let’s solve the world’s energy challenges, together.

From energy generation and transmission to conservation, Wisconsin is an exciting place for your company to be. People in our state have always been forward-thinking. Our vision for a better world drives our passion for cutting-edge research and development—and that has made Wisconsin a global center for energy, power, and controls. This important work is happening at our world-class academic institutions, companies, and organizations that are committed to addressing the world’s energy challenges.

We’re investing in research through the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Wisconsin Energy Institute, and more. We also have the talent you need to fuel your innovation—with 33% of adults holding a bachelor’s degree or higher and 5,000 engineering degrees awarded annually in our state. From grid modernization and clean energy to building systems intelligence—whatever your focus, your company will have the enthusiastic support and the talent it needs to succeed in Wisconsin.

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We wouldn’t have made it to profitability without capital, and we wouldn’t have gotten capital if it wasn’t for WEDC’s Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) Program. If we didn’t have QNBV, we likely would not have received funding and our business would not exist. It’s that linear.

Phil Fonfara, President

Blue Line Battery | Beloit, Wisconsin

Energy, Power, and Controls Companies in Wisconsin

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Our history of leadership in this space, highly educated talent pool, constant innovation, and robust industry ecosystem will be advantages for your company.

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