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Wisconsin Solar

Data Current Through:
Q2 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
26th (15th in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
137,005 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs in 2021:
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:

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Notable Installations in Wisconsin.

  • Jefferson Solar Project was completed in 2013 and is among the largest solar installations in Wisconsin. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 1 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 151 Wisconsin homes.5
  • Several large retailers in Wisconsin have gone solar including Appleton Solar, LLC, Fairmount Minerals – Menomonie, WI and Kohl's. Target has installed one of the largest such installations at their location in Oak Creek.6

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