Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Solar panels on a building with a boarded window

How Solar Can Expand Its Socioeconomic Reach

Innovative solutions can help solar companies reach the low-to-moderate-income market, according to a report from Vote Solar. According to 2016 Census and FICO data, 44-78 million people in the United States qualify as low-income and/or low-credit. But many of these customers are being left out of the clean energy transition because of financial barriers to securing access to solar products.

Wisconsin Articles

External News

Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
External News

Cleantech Innovations in the Midwest Need more Venture Capital Money

Though still an industrial metropolis, Chicago is actively becoming a clean energy innovation hub for microgrids, electric cars and next generation battery research. But the startup momentum in the energy sector isn’t matched with enough venture capital enthusiasm.
Commentary

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal means different things to different people. In some ways, that’s part of its appeal. On the other hand, a Green New Deal can’t mean anything anyone wants it to, or it will come to mean nothing at all.
Green community in Germany

US Developers Still See a Future for Renewable Energy PPAs

Developers in the United States believe that there is still room to maintain an adequate level of return for their power-purchase agreements (PPAs). Electricity prices in recent years have plummeted both for PPAs and in the wholesale market. Even so, developers believe that they can benefit from the expected decrease in capital costs and the increasing clean energy interest from companies.

Wisconsin Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 3.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 7.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 0.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
111 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
34 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
21 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
86%

of people in Wisconsin support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+2 of the national average)
(est. 3,339,783 of 3,891,252 adults)

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