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solar for businesses

Madison businesses have many incentives for the purchase of solar energy systems.

Financial and Economic Incentives

Due to financial incentives, household and businesses investments in solar PV in the US increased by 100 percent in annual installations over 2011 for a total economic impact of over 100,000 solar jobs in 2011.


Energy Saving Incentives

Join the over 350 businesses and thousands of households that have made an investment in energy independence in Wisconsin. From the date of installation, a solar electric system will reliably produce electricity during daylight hours for more than thirty years. As the cost of utility supplied electricity inflates, the actual energy savings from the solar system will increase.

Solar energy prices have fallen over 40% from 2010 to 2012. For businesses that pay higher utility rates and can tax advantage of incentives, solar now costs the same or even cheaper on a per kWh basis when the cost is considered over the life-time of the system. Check with your solar installer and tax-advisor to find out what incentives your business is currently eligible for.

Integrating energy efficiency measures into your building can further increase energy savings and may qualify you for additional incentives.

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Just some of the area businesses enjoying the power of solar energy:

  • American Family Insurance
  • Aberdeen Apartments
  • Badger Cab
  • City Row Apartments
  • Copps Supermarket
  • EPIC Systems
  • Glass Nickel Pizza Company
  • Goodman Community Center
  • Grumpy Troll Brew Pub
  • Heitke & Vu Dentistry
  • Isthmus Engineering
  • JBM Patrol & Protection
  • Latitude Graphics
  • LifelineUSA
  • Madison Computer Works
  • Madison No Fear Dentistry
  • Main Street Industries
  • Overlook at Midwtown
  • Park Central Apartments
  • Planet Bike
  • Plastic Inginuity
  • Promega
  • Standard Imaging
  • TDS Custom Construction
  • Top-Hat Fireplace & Chimney
  • Union Cab
  • Westphal Company
  • Yahara River View Apartments
  • Yodelay Yogurt