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Wisconsin Solar Incentives

Bring Home the Benefits of Solar Power with Sunrun


Wisconsin’s solar panel price drop over the last five years.1


Wisconsin’s residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2


State electricity generation that will come from renewable energy sources by 2050.3

When you switch to solar in Wisconsin, you can create your own clean energy to boost your control over your electricity bills and reduce your carbon footprint. Wisconsin also offers several solar incentives that could help you go solar for less.

As the country’s leading residential solar company,4 Sunrun works so you can gain energy freedom and security while ensuring that you get the most solar benefits possible.

Solar Tax Credits, Rebates, and Tax Exemptions in Wisconsin*



Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)**

Qualified homeowners with home solar could be eligible for a tax credit of up to 30% against the cost of the system.

Solar Energy System Property Tax Exemption

Property tax exemption on the added home value from a Wisconsin solar installation.6

Renewable Energy State Sales Tax Exemption

5% home solar system state sales tax exemption.7,8

Focus on Energy Home Solar Rebate

Eligible homeowners can get a $500 solar rebate in the purchase and installation of new solar panels in Wisconsin.9

Find out If You Qualify for Wisconsin Solar Incentives

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When you purchase and install rooftop solar panels in Wisconsin, you won’t pay any property taxes.6 A solar panel installation in Wisconsin could also help you build home value.

When you purchase a new solar array in Wisconsin, you won’t pay any state sales and use tax.7 The exemption is for 100% of the state sales tax on eligible home solar energy systems, and it could save you 5% right off the bat.8

If you’re a homeowner and decide to purchase a new photovoltaic (PV) system, you may qualify to receive up to $500 to offset the interconnect and permitting costs of installing your PV system.9

Solar made better

Federal Tax Credit (ITC) schedule: 26% in 2022, 22% in 2023, and ends in 2024.


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Start Your Solar Journey on the Right Foot

On top of the excellent solar incentive programs mentioned above, our home purchase and solar financing plans start at $0 down. What's more, Alliant Energy (Wisconsin Power & Light Co.), Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), Xcel Energy, and other electric companies offer net energy metering (NEM) programs that could let you earn credits on your bill for the excess solar power you produce and send to the grid.11,12,13 Net metering in Wisconsin may help you save money on future electricity bills.

It could be cost-effective to team up with a Wisconsin solar company like Sunrun, not to mention that we’re one of Wisconsin’s best solar installers. Ready to go solar? Use our Product Selector or request a free quote today to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors.



*Customer’s ability to monetize rebates, incentives, and tax credits depends on several factors, including, without limitation, continued state subsidization of these policies, the applicable Sunrun product type, and whether a customer purchases or leases a home solar system from Sunrun.

**We recommend contacting a tax professional to most accurately determine the impact tax credits may have on your federal taxes.