Solar Power Design & Installation
Free, No Obligation, No Pressure Solar Consultations
Home Team Energy designs, sells, and installs complete residential roof mounted solar energy systems. Our solar power solutions are custom, quality, and integratable with a variety of other energy saving technologies. We don’t use sub-contractors and encourage owner involvement in every project, from start to finish, ensuring our work meets, or even exceeds, your expectations.
Full Service or Subcontracted Installations
We can deliver a turnkey project directly to a home owner or function as the engineering and build partner to sales organizations and developers.
Site Visit & Consultations
A successful project starts with a thorough site evaluation performed by an experienced solar energy consultant. A proper site visit will ensure a properly designed system, ultimately leading to a successful solar installation.
Design & Engineering
Our Master Electrician designs and engineers every project. His decade of solar experience ensures a properly designed solar system. Each utility and municipality has their own unique requirements that need to be address in the design phase of the project.
We have worked with over 100 municipalities throughout Wisconsin. We know the inspectors and their specific requirements for each solar project.
Utility Interconnection Applications
We continually work with most Wisconsin Electric Utility Companies, from We Energies, Alliant Energy, Madison Gas & Electric, Wisconsin Public Service, and many of the WPPI Energy Affiliates. We strive to maintain positive relationships with all Utility representatives to ensure successful solar projects.
Rebates and Tax Credits
We can help obtain or guide you in claiming the various Focus on Energy Rebates (currently up to $500 per system) and Federal Tax Credits (currently 26% of Investment installed in 2021 and 2022) available to you.
We hire the best people, give them the best equipment, and hold them to the highest standards of quality. We specialize in roof mounted solar energy installations. Don’t trust your solar installation to just any electrician!
Inspections, Service, & Maintenance
We can help with existing systems, whether we installed it or not. Our vast experience can be used to solve problems, or service most solar arrays.
Benefits of Solar Power
- Reduce or eliminate electricity costs for your home
- Produce renewable, clean energy
- Increased property value
- Fixed Energy Costs
- Protect the Environment
- Proven Technologies
- Neighbor Envy
- Return on Investment
- Stop paying the utility companies
- Energy Independence
- Zero Down Financed Options
- Real Time Solar Production Monitoring
- Support backup battery systems and “smart home” features
Solar Power FAQ
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What about snow/wind/hail?
While Wisconsin weather poses a challenge to solar panels, each system is designed to withstand such weather conditions. In the 10+ years of solar energy experience, we’ve never had a solar panel or system damaged by weather events.
Will my roof leak?
No. We utilize only the best roof attachment and flashing methods, designed specifically for the roof we are installing on. We believe in spending a bit more money and time to ensure a leak proof installation. We refuse to take shortcuts, especially when it comes to roof penetrations.
Does solar even work in Wisconsin?
Yes! While we get less sunlight than say Arizona, Solar Energy System still work well here in Wisconsin. Each system is designed to maximize the solar output of a particular location. When presenting a proposal, we consider several site specific factors to estimate the annual solar energy production.
How much do solar panels weigh?
The solar panels themselves weigh between 35-55 lbs each, but collectively, a solar panel system weighs between 2.5 – 3.0 PSF. This includes the solar panels, racking system, microinverters, and wiring.
What’s a typical payback?
While the payback will vary depending on the site conditions and size, a typical payback is in the 8-12 year range. With that said, we also offer financing options requiring no upfront investment resulting in an immediate payback and monthly savings.
Are there any rebates?
For Wisconsin residents, there are currently two rebate offerings. Focus on Energy offers rebates up to $500 and the Federal Government is offering a Solar Tax Credit of 26%.
How long do solar panels last?
Most equipment comes with a 25 year manufacturer warranty, but the systems are expected to work for 30+ years.
Aren’t solar panels ugly?
Sure, some can be, but not ours. We take pride in designing systems and selecting components that will look nice and blend in beautifully with your home. We recommend flush mount systems, symmetrical where possible, and black solar panels. Check out our installation gallery to see our solar panel installations to decide for yourself.