Wisconsin Municipal Utility Solar Energy Cash Allowance (Wisconsin)

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Last modified on September 25, 2013.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Wisconsin

Name Wisconsin Municipal Utility Solar Energy Cash Allowance
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential, Nonprofit
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount PV, 1/W up to 1,000; solar water heat, 15/sq. ft. up to 1,000

Program Administrator Wisconsin Public Power, Inc. (WPPI)
Website http://www.wppisys.org/

References DSIRE[1]


Several of Wisconsin's municipal utilities support customer use of solar energy by providing cash incentives for qualifying projects. The incentives vary by community but may include:

  • $1/watt for photovoltaic installations (maximum incentive of $1,000)
  • $15/square foot of collector area for new solar hot water systems (maximum incentive of $1,000)
  • 50% of the cost of repair for existing solar hot water systems (maximum incentive of $500)
Participating municipal utilities are listed below. Contact Mike Hodges at Wisconsin Public Power for more information on individual utility programs.  

Stoughton Utilities Sturgeon Bay Utilities Two Rivers Water and Light Waupun Utilities

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Mike Hodges
Department Wisconsin Public Power, Inc. (WPPI)
Address 1425 Corporate Center Drive
Place Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code 53590-9109
Phone (608) 837-2653
Phone 2 (800) 255-9774
Email mhodges@wppisys.org
Website http://www.wppisys.org

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"