Solar Incentives & Programs

May 2018

Solar update by WPR’s Hope Kirwan

By |2018-05-24T10:53:14+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions, Solar Incentives & Programs|

WPR's Newsmakers, May 3, 2018 Hope Kirwan met with Blaine Marcou from Aquilla Solar and representatives of Xcel and Dairyland Power to give an update on Wisconsin's renewable energy progress. Wisconsin will never compare to California and Arizona when it comes to solar power generation — the [...]

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January 2017

Are You a Minnesota Xcel Energy Customer? You Could Be Earning Solar*Rewards!

By |2017-04-30T20:20:13+00:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Solar Incentives & Programs|

Do you qualify for the Xcel Solar*Rewards program? If you are a Minnesota Xcel customer and apply for the Solar*Rewards program through Aquilla you can have solar installed as early as this spring! Unlike the Made in Minnesota Solar Lottery, the Solar*Rewards has immediate funding at a first come first [...]

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Claiming the Solar Federal Tax Credit: For Home-Owners & Businesses

By |2017-07-06T10:04:10+00:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions, Solar Incentives & Programs|

You’ve installed a solar array and it’s connected to the grid… now it’s time to make sure you claim your 30% Federal Tax Credit! How to Claim the Federal Solar Tax Credit: Home-Owners Residential Solar Installations can find the most current form [...]

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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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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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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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August 2015

Get Paid to Go Solar: Xcel Energy Solar*Rewards

By |2017-03-14T13:08:15+00:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Solar Incentives & Programs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Minnesota Xcel Energy Solar*Rewards is now accepting applications!  Available to Minnesota Xcel Energy home-owners, businesses, and non-profits.  La Crescent, Wabasha, and Winona solar installations may be eligible to benefit from numerous Minnesota solar incentive programs. Contact our team at Aquilla Solar in Wabasha for your no cost, no obligation solar consultation.  Aquilla Solar - Your Local Minnesota Solar [...]

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