Solar Electric Systems

Save up to $2,400 when you install a solar electric system.

Solar electric systems, also known as photovoltaic (PV) systems, use sunlight to generate electricity and, in the process, save a considerable amount of energy. Focus on Energy helps Wisconsin residents and businesses offset installation costs by offering Cash-Back Rewards for qualifying solar electric equipment.


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    Check to see if your utility participates in Focus on Energy.

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    Verify that you have maximized your home or commercial property’s energy efficiency.

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    Confirm funding is still available. Cash-Back Rewards are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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    Find a Focus on Energy Trade Ally.

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    Purchase your qualifying solar electric system and have your Trade Ally install it between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014.

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    Email, fax, or mail your completed application within 60 days of installing your renewable system to receive up to $2,400 in Cash-Back Rewards. We recommend submitting your application immediately to collect your reward before funds are exhausted.

Solar Electric Systems

Download the Solar Electric Systems Application


Solar Electric System Cash-Back Reward

Earn up to $2,400 in Cash-Back Rewards for installing a qualifying solar electric system. To qualify for a Cash-Back Reward you must:

  • Install the solar electric system in an existing home or business. 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.