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Milwaukee Shines For a Sustainable Solar Future

What's New at Milwaukee Shines:

Energy Engagement: We Energies Rate Increase & Solar Surcharge Approved

The WI Public Service Commission has approved We Energies' proposed new charges for solar installations and increased fixed rates for 2015-2016. READ MORE HERE

Milwaukee Solar Group Buy Program:

Milwaukee Shines is in the midst of two neighborhood Solar Group Buy programs this fall. CLICK HERE to learn more. The deadline initial sign-up has passed. If you have already received a site assessment, the deadline to sign an installation contract is January 15th, 2015.

Arch Electric is the selected installer for the Milwaukee Solar Group Buy Program.  Contact information:

Chris Merklein, General Manager: 920.627.0742


Milwaukee Shines Solar Financing Low-Interest Solar Loans

Milwaukee Shines has partnered with Summit Credit Union to offer up low-interest solar loans for Milwaukee homeowners! This financing can help make solar a reality! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


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Milwaukee Shines, the City of Milwaukee's solar program, works to expand solar energy use through a comprehensive, citywide approach. In 2008, the City of Milwaukee was named one of 25 Solar America Cities by the U.S. Department of Energy. Milwaukee Shines helps create cleaner air for our community and helps reduce energy costs for the City and the community at large. Milwaukee Shines is a project of the Office of Environmental Sustainability, and partners with community partners to build a clean energy future. Past projects have been funded through the US Department of Energy Solar America Communities and SunShot programs.


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