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August 23, 2022

Suncast: sun badger solar interview

Tune in to episode 4 of Suncast’s Beyond O&M Series where our very own President, Trevor Sumner dives deep into something pivotal to the industry but that has always been fundamental to Sun Badger Solar. Listen as Trevor discusses the importance of excellent post-installation services and how we leverage our relationship with Omnidian to grow our company from 4 employees to 112 in 5 years.

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Headquartered in Wisconsin since 2018, Sun Badger Solar is a full-service company providing both commercial and residential solar installation services to home and business owners in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Despite being in business for a relatively short amount of time, the company has already made a name for itself, making Solar Power World Magazine’s “Top 500 Solar Contractor” list every year since its founding (2018–2020 to date).

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september 10, 2021

In the 608: How a Madison church went solar

Solar power has become a thing of the future for the Lutheran Church of the Living Christ in Madison.

Through a combination of grant funding and donations, the church was able to have a 50-kilowatt system installed that will help reduce, or eliminate, their monthly electric bill.

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“Many times we can get the cost of solar to be less than what their monthly electric bill is.”

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press releases

May 31, 2022


Eastern Iowa is getting a new solar option as Wisconsin-based Sun Badger Solar expands its reach into the region. Select Iowa markets will be served by Sun Badger’s newest location in Elizabeth, Illinois which opened in March 2022.

Sun Badger Solar has served Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Chicago area since 2018. The new location now allows the company to serve homeowners and businesses in Dubuque, Iowa and the surrounding area.

March 14, 2022


Wisconsin-based Sun Badger Solar is expanding its reach into northwestern Illinois and southwestern Wisconsin with a new location in Elizabeth, Illinois.

Sun Badger Solar has served the Chicago area since 2018 from an office in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The new location now allows the company to serve homeowners and businesses west of Rockford in markets including Galena, Freeport, Sterling and Dixon, Illinois, and Platteville, Prairie du Chien and Darlington, Wisconsin, and areas in-between.

MAR 3, 2021


According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, installations of solar energy systems in Florida have increased in each of the past five years.

Floridians are looking for options to keep the lights on in the face of heightened storm activity and increasingly frequent storm-driven power outages. Fortunately, federal tax credits on solar installation have been authorized to continue at 26% through 2021.

April 6, 2021


For homeowners who want to leverage the significant environmental benefit of solar energy but have been on the fence about installing a solar system, there may never be a better time than now according to solar developer, Sun Badger Solar.

The Solar Energy Industry Association reports that the cost to install solar has dropped by more than 70 percent in the past decade with prices in Q4 2020 at their lowest levels in history.

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July 22, 2022

Could Regulators Make it Easier to Install Home Solar Panels?

Sun Badger Solar President, Trevor Sumner, spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio to weigh in on the third-party financing situation as it pertains to Wisconsin solar customers.

“Utility regulators in Wisconsin have agreed to take a new look at an issue that clean energy boosters say is making it tough for some homeowners and businesses to install solar power.”

Check out the article to learn what steps are being taken to make solar more accessible in Wisconsin and what hurdles may lie ahead.

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June 16, 2022

Tricklebee Café: A pay-what-you-can community café

Milwaukee’s own Tricklebee Café offers healthy meals, food-service training, and spiritual nourishment all through a pay-what-you-can model. Their mission to bring food to an otherwise food desert has altered their community landscape and they are taking it one step further with adding renewable energy into the mix.

Sun Badger helped them navigate the grants and donation process and was able to design and install the perfect system to help offset the cafe’s energy usage.

Brian Kramp of Fox-6 is checking out this special gathering space that’s always looking to help someone in need.

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August 25, 2021

More homeowners are installing solar energy systems as federal incentives are set to decrease

More Wisconsin homeowners are giving their roofs a solar makeover to save on energy bills, help the environment and increase the value of their homes.

Solar energy has become more affordable and more mainstream — driven by lower costs, economic incentives and more low-interest financing options.

We Energies interconnects solar for at least one business or residence in Wisconsin every day on average, said Brendan Conway, a spokesperson for the company.

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