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Wisconsin Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q2 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
861
National Ranking:
26th (15th in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
137,005 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.013
Solar Jobs in 2021:
2942
Solar Companies in State:
145 (40 Manufacturers, 63 Installers/Developers, 42 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$1.1 billion
Prices have fallen
53% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
4,932 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 11th)
Number Of Installations:
11,042
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Notable Installations in Wisconsin

  • Two Creeks Solar in Two Rivers was developed by NextEra and came online in 2020. This 213 MW project produces enough electricity to power 34,475 homes.
  • Target, IKEA, and Brookfield Properties Retail have all gone solar in Wisconsin. IKEA's 2 MW project in Oak Creek is one of the largest corporate solar projects in the state. 
  • At 191.6 MW, Badger Hollow in Montfort is among the largest solar installations in Wisconsin. Completed by Invenergy in 2021, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 31,011 homes.

Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.

Solar Companies in Wisconsin

Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Wisconsin, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Wisconsin, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Wisconsin State Solar Policy Resources

DSIRE Incentives Database - Wisconsin – Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Wisconsin and across the United States

Renew Wisconsin

Solar Panel Cost in Wisconsin - Learn about the history of solar policy in Wisconsin, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Rebates & Incentives in Wisconsin - Check out EnergySage's list of key solar incentives in Wisconsin to see what programs you can benefit from

U.S. Energy Information Administration - Wisconsin State Profile – Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government

Wisconsin Department of Energy

Wisconsin Public Service Commission – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Wisconsin public utilities

Wisconsin State Legislature – Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Solar Panels Overview - Learn about the history of solar policy in Wisconsin, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

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