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How Much Can Solar Save Me in 2022? Solar Savings Explained

How Much Can Solar Save Me in 2022? Solar Savings Explained

There’s been plenty of buzz in recent years surrounding solar energy, and with good reason! Aside from the significant average saving with solar panels, solar energy is one of the cleanest energy sources available.Deciding to switch to solar energy will positively...

Meet the Sun Badger Team: Andrew | Operations Manager

Meet the Sun Badger Team: Andrew | Operations Manager

Hopefully you've been able to take a moment to Meet our Wisconsin's Operations Manager, Amanda. Because we're now excited to let you get a glimpse at the Illinois Operations Team! Did we intentionally set it up for some Bears vs. Packers, statelines rivalry – you'll...

Meet the Sun Badger Team: Amanda | Operations Manager

Meet the Sun Badger Team: Amanda | Operations Manager

We are excited to introduce you to more of our Sun Badger team. All of our employees are pivotal to your project running smoothly, but some of them you may have the chance to meet. We're raising the spotlight on our employees and letting you get to know the people you...

The Inflation Reduction Act Passed: What That Means for Solar

The Inflation Reduction Act Passed: What That Means for Solar

Welcome to the IRA Deep Dive for Solar Geeks The news has been brimming with headlines like “The Senate just passed one of the biggest bills to fight climate change, ever”, “the boldest climate package in US history”, or this heavy-hitter, “Inflation Reduction Act...

Solar For My Home

How To Achieve Energy Independence with Solar in Florida

How To Achieve Energy Independence with Solar in Florida

What is Energy Independence? As you dive into your solar search, the phrase “gain energy independence” is a common slogan you’ll see slung out to the far corners of the internet. But what does that mean? Why does everyone tout this as one of the best aspects of going...

Refer Your Friends and Family to Sun Badger Solar

Refer Your Friends and Family to Sun Badger Solar

If you've experienced the amazing benefits of a Sun Badger® Solar solar panel system, then you know how wonderful it can be — the customer service, the cost savings, and the ease of having solar panels. We want you to know about our Sun Badger Advocate referral...

4 Ways Sun Badger Solar Gives Back To The Community

4 Ways Sun Badger Solar Gives Back To The Community

4 Ways Sun Badger Solar Gives Back To The Community At Sun Badger Solar, we believe that it is our responsibility to help enhance the communities in which we live. While our day-to-day work of installing solar panels goes a long way towards improving the lives of...

How Sun Badger Helps to Alleviate Solar Supply Chain Concern

How Sun Badger Helps to Alleviate Solar Supply Chain Concern

How Sun Badger Helps to Alleviate Solar Supply Chain Concern It’s no surprise that nearly every industry is experiencing supply chain issues right now and for the foreseeable future. It’s been all over the media and you can experience it for yourself at any car...

Solar For My Business

Tricklebee Café Makes News and Makes a Difference with Solar

Tricklebee Café Makes News and Makes a Difference with Solar

We get excited about all of our solar system installs here at Sun Badger Solar. But every once in a while, we help a customer harness the power of solar energy and it creates a little buzz. A few weeks ago, we wrote about our non-profit customer, Tricklebee Café going...

Helping Non-Profits Go Solar

Helping Non-Profits Go Solar

This week one of our not-for-profit clients, Tricklebee Café, a pay-what-you-can community café in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is going live with their new solar system. And it got us thinking about our extensive history to help non-profits go solar and become more...

4 Ways Solar Panels Benefit Your Business

4 Ways Solar Panels Benefit Your Business

4 Ways Solar Panels Benefit Your Business There's no doubt that solar panels generate enough electricity to run your business's electrical needs and they are good for the environment. However, are solar panels worth the investment? Sun Badger® Solar offers...

Products & Materials

4 Ways Solar Panels Benefit Your Business

4 Ways Solar Panels Benefit Your Business

4 Ways Solar Panels Benefit Your Business There's no doubt that solar panels generate enough electricity to run your business's electrical needs and they are good for the environment. However, are solar panels worth the investment? Sun Badger® Solar offers...

How Sun Badger Helps to Alleviate Solar Supply Chain Concern

How Sun Badger Helps to Alleviate Solar Supply Chain Concern

How Sun Badger Helps to Alleviate Solar Supply Chain Concern It’s no surprise that nearly every industry is experiencing supply chain issues right now and for the foreseeable future. It’s been all over the media and you can experience it for yourself at any car...

Solar Panel Maintenance Tips

Solar Panel Maintenance Tips

Here at Sun Badger Solar, our customers are regularly asking us what they can do to both maintain their solar panels and help improve the efficiency of their home solar system. Thankfully there's a lot that solar-owners can do to keep up their panels and ensure...

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

At Sun Badger Solar, it's our goal to provide our customers with the best possible solar panels. Solar panels can be manufactured in a number of ways and are constructed of quite a few different material options. Some materials are better than...

Solar & Weather

The Advantages of the Enphase IQ8 Microinverter

The Advantages of the Enphase IQ8 Microinverter

Microinverters are inverters attached to one solar panel that converts DC power to AC power, which is the type we need for our homes and businesses. Sun Badger® Solar is a solar developer that serves Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Florida. We focus on offering...

Winter Solar Power Myths DEBUNKED

Winter Solar Power Myths DEBUNKED

Many people are under the impression that solar panels don't work as well during the winter, whether it's the lack of sunlight or the shorter days. However, the fact of the matter is that's just not true! Solar panels not working as well during the winter is just one...

Power Grid Outages Related to Intensified Storms

Power Grid Outages Related to Intensified Storms

Power Grid Outages Related to Intensified Storms It's no secret that power grids are vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters. According to data from ClimageCentral.org, in recent years, two-thirds of the U.S. experienced an increase in power outages caused by...

How To Bird-Proof Your Solar Panel Setup (DIY Guide)

How To Bird-Proof Your Solar Panel Setup (DIY Guide)

Have you had problems with birds getting onto your solar panels? Pigeons and other similar birds like to hang around on top of roofs. While the feathers and bird poop left behind are definitely a downside, there are even greater disadvantages...

Solar Installation Process

Solar Panel Maintenance Tips

Solar Panel Maintenance Tips

Here at Sun Badger Solar, our customers are regularly asking us what they can do to both maintain their solar panels and help improve the efficiency of their home solar system. Thankfully there's a lot that solar-owners can do to keep up their panels and ensure...

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

At Sun Badger Solar, it's our goal to provide our customers with the best possible solar panels. Solar panels can be manufactured in a number of ways and are constructed of quite a few different material options. Some materials are better than...

7 Things You Should Know Before Putting Solar Panels On Your Roof

7 Things You Should Know Before Putting Solar Panels On Your Roof

Save yourself from making an expensive mistake!There are more than just a few things you should know before putting solar panels on your roof. Putting solar panels on your roof isn’t too complex of a task, but there is a fairly small margin for error which...

Solar Cost & Financing

How Much Can Solar Save Me in 2022? Solar Savings Explained

How Much Can Solar Save Me in 2022? Solar Savings Explained

There’s been plenty of buzz in recent years surrounding solar energy, and with good reason! Aside from the significant average saving with solar panels, solar energy is one of the cleanest energy sources available.Deciding to switch to solar energy will positively...

How Solar Panels Save You Money

How Solar Panels Save You Money

If you haven't heard by now, solar panels can save you some serious money. When it comes to owning a home or business, electricity can be one of your highest monthly expenses. And not just that, but electricity is also an expense that increases...

Solar Incentives

How Much Can Solar Save Me in 2022? Solar Savings Explained

How Much Can Solar Save Me in 2022? Solar Savings Explained

There’s been plenty of buzz in recent years surrounding solar energy, and with good reason! Aside from the significant average saving with solar panels, solar energy is one of the cleanest energy sources available.Deciding to switch to solar energy will positively...

The Inflation Reduction Act Passed: What That Means for Solar

The Inflation Reduction Act Passed: What That Means for Solar

Welcome to the IRA Deep Dive for Solar Geeks The news has been brimming with headlines like “The Senate just passed one of the biggest bills to fight climate change, ever”, “the boldest climate package in US history”, or this heavy-hitter, “Inflation Reduction Act...

Refer Your Friends and Family to Sun Badger Solar

Refer Your Friends and Family to Sun Badger Solar

If you've experienced the amazing benefits of a Sun Badger® Solar solar panel system, then you know how wonderful it can be — the customer service, the cost savings, and the ease of having solar panels. We want you to know about our Sun Badger Advocate referral...

Illinois-Based Incentives for Solar Installation

Illinois-Based Incentives for Solar Installation

Have you debated installing solar panels? It’s no secret that solar panels can be a great investment, not only as a way to become more eco-friendly, but also as a way to save money on your energy bills. However, they are a big investment upfront, and it’s...

Solar Batteries & Storage

The Advantages of the Enphase IQ8 Microinverter

The Advantages of the Enphase IQ8 Microinverter

Microinverters are inverters attached to one solar panel that converts DC power to AC power, which is the type we need for our homes and businesses. Sun Badger® Solar is a solar developer that serves Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Florida. We focus on offering...

Understanding Off-Grid Solar: How Do Off-Grid Batteries Work?

Understanding Off-Grid Solar: How Do Off-Grid Batteries Work?

Integrating solar panels into your home is a great way to save money, as well as reduce your carbon footprint. Today, we’re going to discuss one method for installing solar panels, called off-grid solar kits. In this post, we’ll be answering...

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