Recent Solar News

September 2017

The State of Solar in Minnesota

By |2017-09-06T14:17:51+00:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: About Us, Recent Solar News|

Yesterday, Aquilla Solar met Senator Mike Goggin, a Republican from Minnesota's District 21, and with Clean Energy Economy Minnesota(CEEM) about the state of solar in Minnesota and the 54,000 plus clean energy jobs that are supported by solar. The group discussed the future challenges and opportunities that solar manufacturing and installers face [...]

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July 2017

#1 Solar Installer in SE Minnesota, #6 in the State

By |2017-07-31T11:51:24+00:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: About Us, Recent Solar News|

We are excited to hear that Aquilla Solar ranked as the #6 in Minnesota in Solar Power World Magazine's 2017 Top Solar Contractors list for the amount of solar installed, and #1 in South East Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.  Aquilla also made the top 500 in country at #434! It's hard to [...]

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January 2017

Have You Thought About Solar?

By |2017-07-06T10:12:38+00:00January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Recent Solar News, Solar Incentives & Programs|

https://www.facebook.com/aquillasolar/videos/1152535111488175/ Applications for the fourth year of the Made in Minnesota Solar Incentive Program will be accepted beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Feb. 28, 2017.  Contact us today to find out if you are eligible!

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November 2016

December 2015

30% Solar Federal Tax Credit Extended for 5 Years!

By |2017-03-14T13:08:12+00:00December 18th, 2015|Categories: Recent Solar News, Solar Incentives & Programs|

On Friday December 18, 2015 Congress passed the new omnibus bill that includes extensions for various renewables including 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar five more years. Solar companies can continue selling and installing solar without worrying about the "2016 solar cliff". It not only helps installers but also [...]

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November 2015

Project Sunroof: Google to Map Out Roofs for Solar and Help You Contact Installers

By |2017-03-14T13:08:13+00:00November 26th, 2015|Categories: About Us, Recent Solar News, Solar Facts & Fun|Tags: , , , |

Even Google is getting into the solar business! Soon you will be able to "Google your House" to see if you have a good roof for solar. Google will even recommend nearby installers... I'm sure installers can be included in their searches for a "nominal fee". Take a quick look at [...]

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October 2015

Dependence on coal sends millions out of Minnesota… renewables can curb that dependence.

By |2017-03-14T13:08:14+00:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions, Recent Solar News, Solar Incentives & Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that Minnesota depends on coal for 44 percent of its in-state electricity generation? To supply that power, the state’s power producers paid nearly $420 million to import 12 million tons of coal from Wyoming and Montana! And Xcel Energy, the state’s largest power provider, sent $250 million out [...]

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September 2015

LARK Toys of Kellogg, MN Becomes a Solar Pioneer

By |2017-03-14T13:08:15+00:00September 19th, 2015|Categories: About Us, Recent Solar News, Solar Incentives & Programs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Kathy and Ron Gray of Kellogg recently flipped the switch on their new 10 kilowatt residential Aquilla rooftop solar panel array. Kathy and Ron, two of the owners of LARK Toys - named “One of the ten best toy stores in the world” by USA Today – are the first customers [...]

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March 2015

MN Live Bald Eagle Cam — 100% Solar Power!

By |2017-03-14T13:08:16+00:00March 14th, 2015|Categories: Recent Solar News, Solar Facts & Fun, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that the name Aquilla means 'eagle'? Our Aquilla Solar offices are right here in Wabasha, Minnesota, which is also home to the National Eagle Center.  Located on the mighty Mississippi River, Wabasha is a great for eagle watching. Birds of all sorts are beginning their northern migration up the [...]

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