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October 6, 2022
Sun Badger Named Climate Champion 2022
Dane County has released it’s list of Climate Champions for 2022. The goal “is to celebrate local leadership in fulfilling the goals set forth in Dane County’s Climate Action Plan, which commits Dane County to reducing greenhouse gas emissions 50% county-wide by 2030 and puts the county on a path to be carbon-neutral by 2050”. Sun Badger installed a combined capacity of 555 kW in solar for an annual output of almost 750,000 kWh of electricity this year in Dane County alone!
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.
january 25, 2022
best company: sun badger solar interview
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).
“Many times we can get the cost of solar to be less than what their monthly electric bill is.”
– Trevor Sumner, President
May 31, 2022
SUN BADGER SOLAR EXPANDS INTO IOWA
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
SUN BADGER SOLAR EXPANDS ILLINOIS PRESENCE
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
SOLAR PROVIDES POWER SECURITY AND SAVINGS FOR FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS
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
THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO GO SOLAR
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.
In The News
October 4, 2022
Milwaukee events group committed to sustainability
As solar becomes more accessible we’re seeing a shift from not just residential users but to more and more companies taking the lead on more substantial, sustainable business solutions.
With a drive to make a difference in the properties they own, Two Birds Event Group is upping the ante on their drive to go green.
Read more about how Ivy House, a popular Milwaukee event space, is working with Sun Badger Solar to do just that.
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.
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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We are a full-service solar installation company. Our installers are the most knowledgable in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, & Florida, as well as skilled craftspeople at the top of their trade. Learn more about how we work with our communities to bring solar into their homes & businesses