Solar Power Panels in Wisconsin: Costs, Companies, and ROI

WisconsinInterested in solar power in Wisconsin? We’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered a ton of stats and tracked down any local installers we could find.

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The average Wisconsin resident spends about 0.14 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 703 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month’s electric bill totaling $95.21 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.

Key Solar Facts – Averaged for Wisconsin

Average savings per year: $1069.73 ($89.14 per month)

Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 19 years, 8 months

Is solar worth it in Wisconsin? Based on the price of electricity in Wisconsin (an average of 0.14 per kW) and very low amounts of sun (11% less than average) compared to other states, solar power  is 3% more cost effective than the rest of the nation.

Our final opinion: solar panels are somewhat recommended in Wisconsin.

Solar Panel Installers in Wisconsin

No local installers or providers available. See DIY products.

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Solar Power by Month in Wisconsin

A 5kW system will save someone in Wisconsin about $89.14 on an average month. Wisconsin residents will usually generate the most power in July. A breakdown of average solar power and savings per month is below.

Month Available kW / meter / day Estimated savings / month
Jan  2.85  57.38
Feb  3.54  71.4
Mar  4.63  93.3
Apr  5.33  107.54
May  5.27  106.37
Jun  5.47  110.22
Jul  5.81  117.01
Aug  5.43  109.51
Sep  5.16  104.13
Oct  3.8  76.68
Nov  3.04  61.2
Dec  2.73  54.99

Wisconsin has a very low amount of solar power to capture – about 4.48 kilowatts per meter per day.

Calculations and Sources

Data based on 759 reporting zip codes in Wisconsin. Stats above assume a 32 square meter (345 square foot) standard-efficiency (15%) 5 kW system costing $21,000 out of pocket. Costs vary, but are generally lower due to federal and local government incentives.

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Stitzer, WI
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Sturgeon Bay, WI
Sturtevant, WI
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Thiensville, WI
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Trempealeau, WI
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Tripoli, WI
Turtle Lake, WI
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Valders, WI
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