Solar Electric (PV) Systems
Save up to $2,000 when you install a solar electric system
Solar electric systems, also known as photovoltaic (PV) systems, use sunlight to generate electricity. To capture sunlight, solar panels, also known as modules, are strategically placed on roofs or are ground mounted to maximize exposure to the sun. Systems operate silently, are very reliable, and require little ongoing maintenance. And yes, Wisconsin really does get enough sun, even in winter, to produce energy and reduce electricity bills for your home or business.
Solar Electric System Incentive
Earn up to $2,000 in incentives for installing a qualifying solar electric system. To qualify for an incentive you must:
- Install the solar electric system in an existing residential or non-residential property. New construction projects are not eligible.
Solar Electric System Equipment & Property Requirements
- Select a qualified model from the Solar Electric Qualified Equipment List, which can be found in the supporting documents section below.
- System capacity must be 0.5 kWDC or greater—kWDC capacity is determined using the photovoltaic USA test conditions (PTC) value specified on the qualified product list.
- Must be installed within 45 degrees of due south.
- Must be installed with a panel tilt between 10-50 degrees.
- Must have less than 10 percent obstacle shading based on analysis of an industry-accepted tool.
- See application for complete details.
- Applicants must reserve funds by submitting a Reservation Application.