North Wind has an extensive track record of successful renewable energy projects, both commercial and residential, solar electric, solar heating, and biomass heating systems throughout Wisconsin. Please take a look at our body of work over the years.
Description: Central Waters Brewing Co. expanded their solar capacity by contracting North Wind to install an additional 100kW of PV. This system generates over 130,000 kilowatt hours annually. Remarkable beer from renewable means!
Description: This roof mount utilizes SolarWorld modules and a SolarEdge 3,800 watt string inverter with module-level power optimizers. The array was pitched to 30 degrees using a Solar Wedge array tilt kit and is estimated to generate over 4,700kWh each year.
Description: Here's a 15kW roof mount comprised of 54, 285 watt SolarWorld modules and two SolarEdge string inverters with module-level power optimizers. This system is estimated to generate over 20,000kWh annually.
Description: This project was a great example of a home that took steps to first reduce their electric consumption through energy efficiency measures and conservation, and then made a wise investment into solar. This small residential system in urban Waukesha is estimated to produce about 5,000kWh/year from an east-facing roof plane, nearly offsetting 100% of their annual usage!
Description: Another beautiful installation in the lovely Amherst countryside. This system was installed using 20, 325 watt SolarWorld modules and a 6,000 watt SMA Sunny Boy inverter. It's estimated to produce over 7,600 kWh's each year, offsetting 100% of the clients annual electric consumption!
Description: After installing a PV system on their property in the city of Stevens Point, this client decided to power their country home with solar. This system is comprised of 15, 315 watt Solar World modules and a 5,000 SMA Sunny Boy inverter and will offset 100% of their annual electrical usage!
Description: This ground mounted system is comprised of 20, 315 watt Solar World Sunmodules in landscape orientation. This system is expected to offset over 80% of the clients annual electrical usage.
Description: This is “Phase 2” of a two-stage installation for a home in Stone Lake, WI.
Description: These ground mounted arrays were installed in the Wausau countryside with 18 Solar World modules and a SMA Sunny Boy 5,000 watt inverter.
Description: This grid-tied PV system powers Vespertine Gardens with 36, 275 watt Solar World modules and a 10kW Fronius string inverter.
Description: This system powers Cutler Fence and Farm in Milladore. The system was pitched up to maximize overall annual production.
Description: This system powers Whitefeather Organics, a local organic CSA in Custer. The system is made up of 36, 275 watt Solar World modules and SMA Sunny Boy inverters. Electricity AND heat from the sun!
Description: This was an add-on to an existing PV system. 16, 250 watt Sharp modules were installed on a top-of-pole mount to increase the PV capacity.
Description: This is “Phase 1” of a two phase installation in Stone Lake. This system is built using Solar World modules and Fronius string inverters.
Description: This system is made up of 81, 245 Mage solar modules built on three ground mount racks. It features 3 SMA Sunny Boy 6,000 watt inverters.
Description: This system is powered using 16, 275 watt Solar World modules and a 4,200 Power One string inverter.
Description: This roof mounted system was built using 21, 315 watt Solar World modules.
Description: This PV system was installed on a horse stable out in the Custer countryside. It’s made up of 26, 275 watt Solar World modules.
Description: Ground mounted system is comprised of three racks with a total of 36, 280 watt Solar World Sunmodules in landscape orientation.
Description: Commercial roof-mounted system on Klismith Accounting in Plover. Estimated to produce over a million kilowatt hours over the course of the systems life!
Description: Residential PV system comprised of 12, 250 watt Sharp modules with black-on-black cells and framing.
Description: Roof-top solar on an organic CSA farm. System is made up of 8, 255 watt Solar World Sunmodules.
Description: Roof-mounted system on an A-frame constructed home in the Friendship countryside. 14 Solar World 280 watt Sunmodules and an SMA TL-US 3000 string inverter with the SPS critical power supply system.
Description: Second top of pole mount added to existing system. 15, 250 watt Sharp modules.
Description: Roof-mounted system on Butch's Service north of Marshfield. System built with 51, 280 watt Solar World Sunmodules and 3 SMA TL-US string inverters with SPS technology.
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Description: Grid-tied, ground-mounted PV in the Marshfield countryside. System made up of 18, 250 watt modules.
Description: Grid-tied, roof-mounted PV on Westby farm. System made up of 104, 250 watt Helios modules.
Description: Roof top solar in Rudolph. System built with 78, 245 watt Mage modules
Description: Ballasted roof mount on WorldBuilders in Stevens Point. This system was installed using 39 Mage modules with individual capacity of 245 watts.
Description: This grid-tied, ground mounted system can be found at Hilltop Community Farm in LaValle. It’s built using 21, 245 watt PV modules.
Description: This ground mounted, fixed-tilt system was built with 55, 250 watt PV modules.
Description: This single top of pole mount system was installed using 12, 250 watt PV modules. The array is adjustable to maximize seasonal production.
Description: Top of Pole mounts using 36, 250 watt added to a past NWRE installation. Love that solar!
Description: This installation was done in two phases. During the first phase, the system’s infrastructure was installed along with 4, 240 watt modules. Two years later, 4 more 250 watt modules were added for more solar capacity.
Description: Roof-mounted, grid-tied residential PV using 16, 250 watt PV modules.
Description: This is a small grid-tied system using 12, 250 watt modules. This ground mount is seasonally adjustable to maximize production throughout the year.
Description: This is a grid-tied roof-mount at Stoney Acres Farm in Athens. This project also featured the installation of our Effecta 60K, high-efficiency wood boiler.
Description: Roof-top solar built with 52, 250 watt modules.
Description: This is a roof mounted array featuring 108, 180 watt PV modules at Breitenmoser Farms in Merrill.
Description: Small grid-tied residential system made up of 8, 230 watt modules.
Description: This roof mount was installed using 24, 245 watt modules.
Description: Grid-tied, ground-mounted installation using 24, 250 watt PV modules. This system is manually adjusted to maximize seasonal production.
Description: Residential rooftop solar installed using 22, 250 watt modules.
Description: This ground mount installation was built for Boston School Forest. It’s made up of 76, 185 watt Mage modules.
Description: Here’s a local roof mounted system. This array was built with 108, 180 watt PV modules.
Description: This PV system shows how solar can be integrated in natural surroundings to create added value. This solar walkway was built on wood timbers and is comprised of 96, 230 watt PV modules.
Description: Residential roof top solar. 26, 230 watt PV modules.
Description: Grid-tied PV system comprised of two seasonally adjustable top of pole mounts
Description: This is a seasonally adjustable ground mount array made up of 24, 190 watt PV modules.
Description: Small, residential top of pole mount, grid-tied system with battery backup.
Description: This system is comprised of six top of pole mounts using 48, 230 watt PV modules.
Description: Here is a roof-mounted system with added solar awning below. The system was built using 26, 240 watt modules.
Description: This grid-tied commercial installation, located at Soik Farms, was built using 178, 230 watt PV modules.
Description: Here are two seasonally adjustable, top of pole mounts featuring a total of 36, 190 watt PV modules.
Description: These ground mounted arrays were made possible by the fundraising efforts of the WHS Green Team.
Description: Grid-tied, seasonally adjustable top of pole mounts at Black Magic Organics. System is made up of 108, 190 watt modules.
Description: Seasonally adjustable ground array using 36, 180 PV modules.
Description: Grid-tied, seasonally adjustable ground-mount with 36, 180 watt PV modules
Description: Grid-tied, roof mounted PV with a 6 collector solar thermal system
Description: Roof top solar using 20, 210 watt modules
Description: Local grid-tied PV system with 10, 210 watt modules
Description: Roof mounted solar for the Town Hall building in the town of Dayton
Description: Commercial solar PV in Stevens Point. This system produces clean energy for Emy-J’s coffee house and features a solar awning comprised of 21, 185 watt PV modules.
Description: Roof top solar installed in a saw-tooth configuration
Description: Grid tied PV system in northern Wisconsin
Description: This grid-tied system was installed using a “saw tooth” configuration and features 86, 230 watt PV modules.
Description: Ballasted roof mount PV system at Lawrence University.
Description: Roof mounted solar in the state capital. This system is made up of 27, 210 watt PV modules.
Description: Grid tied, roof mounted PV system.
Description: Two grid-tied, top of pole mounts in rural Central Wisconsin.
Description: Solar water heating system. This system was designed for a family of 5 and will provide approximately 72% of the their hot water needs.
Description: Small residential PV system using 10, 210 watt modules installed on a standing seam metal roof..
Description: Ground mounted, residential solar water heating system
Description: Grid-tied, ground mounted solar PV system built with 32, 185 watt modules
Description: Domestic solar water heating system with flush mounted collectors
Description: Residential solar water heating system with pitched collectors