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: This system sits atop the Organic Valley headquarters in La Farge, WI. The array is made up of 214 SolarWorld modules and powered by 2 SolarEdge 33.3kW inverters. This site will receive over 80,000 kWh of clean energy each year!
Size:  64kW
Location:  La Farge, WI

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Description: This is a 10.4kW roof mount that utilizes south and east facing roof planes of the home. This particular site also had shading challenges so to mitigate the roof planes and shading we installed a SolarEdge 10kW inverter with DC power optimizers that help mitigate losses from shading and mismatch while optimizing power production of each individual module.
Size:  10.4kW
Location:  Eau Claire, WI

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Description: This ballasted roof mount is located on Heartland Farms in Hancock, WI. The system was built using Dynoraxx racking, SolarWorld modules and SMA Sunny Boy inverters. It's estimated to generate over 109,000 kWh each year, offsetting about a third of the building's energy consumption.
Size:  96kW
Location:  Hancock, WI

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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!
Size:  100kW
Location:  Amherst, WI

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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.
Size:  3.8kW
Location:  Amherst, WI

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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.
Size:  15.4kW
Location:  Hewitt, WI

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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!
Size:  4.6kW
Location:  Waukesha, WI

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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!
Size:  6.5kW
Location:  Amherst, WI

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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!
Size:  4.725kW
Location:  Stevens Point, WI

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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.
Size:  6.3kW
Location:  Stevens Point, WI

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Description:  This is “Phase 2” of a two-stage installation for a home in Stone Lake, WI.
Size:  15.12kW
Location:  Stone Lake, WI

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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.
Size:  4.95kW
Location:  Wausau, WI

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Description:  This grid-tied PV system powers Vespertine Gardens with 36, 275 watt Solar World modules and a 10kW Fronius string inverter.
Size:  9.9kW
Location:  Vesper, WI

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Description:  This system powers Cutler Fence and Farm in Milladore. The system was pitched up to maximize overall annual production.
Size:  9.9kW
Location:  Milladore, WI

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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!
Size:  9.9kW
Location:  Custer, WI

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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.
Size:  4kW
Location:  Custer, WI

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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.
Size:  15.12kW
Location:  Stone Lake, WI

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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.
Size:  20kW
Location:  Rudolph, WI

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Description:  This system is powered using 16, 275 watt Solar World modules and a 4,200 Power One string inverter.
Size:  4.4kW
Location:  Wausau, WI

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Description:  This roof mounted system was built using 21, 315 watt Solar World modules.
Size:  6.615kW
Location:  Baraboo, WI

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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.
Size:  7.15kW
Location:  Custer, WI

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Description:  Ground mounted system is comprised of three racks with a total of 36, 280 watt Solar World Sunmodules in landscape orientation.
Size:  10.08kW
Location:  Spencer, WI

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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!
Size:  38.5kW
Location:  Plover, WI

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Description:  Residential PV system comprised of 12, 250 watt Sharp modules with black-on-black cells and framing.
Size:  3kW
Location:  Princeton, WI

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Description:  Roof-top solar on an organic CSA farm. System is made up of 8, 255 watt Solar World Sunmodules.
Size:  2.04kW
Location:  Mason, WI

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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.
Size:  3.85kW
Location:  Friendship, WI
Completion Date:  2014

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Description:  Second top of pole mount added to existing system. 15, 250 watt Sharp modules.
Size:  3.75kW
Location:  Iola, WI

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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.
Size:  14.28kW
Location:  Marshfield, WI


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Description:  Grid-tied, ground-mounted PV in the Marshfield countryside. System made up of 18, 250 watt modules.
Size:  4.5kW
Location:  Marshfield, WI

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Description:  Grid-tied, roof-mounted PV on Westby farm. System made up of 104, 250 watt Helios modules.
Size:  26kW
Location:  Westby, WI

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Description:  Roof top solar in Rudolph. System built with 78, 245 watt Mage modules
Size:  19.11kW
Location:  Rudolph, WI

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Description:  Ballasted roof mount on WorldBuilders in Stevens Point. This system was installed using 39 Mage modules with individual capacity of 245 watts.
Size:  9.56kW
Location:  Stevens Point, WI

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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.
Size:  5.145kW
Location:  LaValle, WI

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Description:  This ground mounted, fixed-tilt system was built with 55, 250 watt PV modules.
Size:  13.75kW
Location:  Blue Mounds, WI

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Description:  This single top of pole mount system was installed using 12, 250 watt PV modules. The array is adjustable to maximize seasonal production.
Size:  3kW
Location:  Almond, WI

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Description:  Top of Pole mounts using 36, 250 watt added to a past NWRE installation. Love that solar!
Size:  9kW
Location:  Blue Mounds, WI

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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.
Size:  1.96kW
Location:  Wisconsin Rapids, WI

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Description:   Roof-mounted, grid-tied residential PV using 16, 250 watt PV modules.
Size:  4kW
Location:  Sturgeon Bay, WI

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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.
Size:  3kW
Location:  Pembine, WI

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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.
Size:  8kW
Location:  Athens, WI

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Description:  Roof-top solar built with 52, 250 watt modules.
Size:  13kW
Location:  Iola, WI

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Description:  This is a roof mounted array featuring 108, 180 watt PV modules at Breitenmoser Farms in Merrill.
Size:  19.44kW
Location:  Merrill, WI

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Description:  Small grid-tied residential system made up of 8, 230 watt modules.
Size:  1.88kW
Location:  Plover, WI

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Description:  This roof mount was installed using 24, 245 watt modules.
Size:  5.88kW
Location:  Amherst Junction, WI

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Description:  Grid-tied, ground-mounted installation using 24, 250 watt PV modules. This system is manually adjusted to maximize seasonal production.
Size:  6kW
Location:  Waupaca, WI

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Description:  Residential rooftop solar installed using 22, 250 watt modules.
Size:  5.5kW
Location:  Stevens Point, WI

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Description:  This ground mount installation was built for Boston School Forest. It’s made up of 76, 185 watt Mage modules.
Size:  14.06kW
Location:  Plover, WI

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Description:  Here’s a local roof mounted system. This array was built with 108, 180 watt PV modules.
Size:  19.44kW
Location:  Custer, WI

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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.
Size:  22.08kW
Location:  Wild Rose, WI

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Description:  Residential roof top solar. 26, 230 watt PV modules.
Size:  5.98kW
Location:  Weyauwega, WI

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Description:  Grid-tied PV system comprised of two seasonally adjustable top of pole mounts
Size:  5.76kW
Location:  Nekoosa, WI

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Description:  This is a seasonally adjustable ground mount array made up of 24, 190 watt PV modules.
Size:  4.56kW
Location:  Custer, WI

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Description:   Small, residential top of pole mount, grid-tied system with battery backup.
Size:  1.92kW
Location:  Manawa, WI

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Description:  This system is comprised of six top of pole mounts using 48, 230 watt PV modules.
Size:  11.04kW
Location:  Marshfield, WI

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Description:   Here is a roof-mounted system with added solar awning below. The system was built using 26, 240 watt modules.
Size:  6.24kW
Location:  Amherst Junction, WI

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Description:  This grid-tied commercial installation, located at Soik Farms, was built using 178, 230 watt PV modules.
Size:  40.94kW
Location:  Stevens Point, WI

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Description:  Here are two seasonally adjustable, top of pole mounts featuring a total of 36, 190 watt PV modules.
Size:  6.84kW
Location:  Manawa, WI

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Description:  These ground mounted arrays were made possible by the fundraising efforts of the WHS Green Team.
Size:  17.28kW
Location:  Waupaca, WI

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Description:   Grid-tied, seasonally adjustable top of pole mounts at Black Magic Organics. System is made up of 108, 190 watt modules.
Size:  19.98kW
Location:  Spencer, WI

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Description:  Seasonally adjustable ground array using 36, 180 PV modules.
Size:  6.84kW
Location:  Amherst, WI

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Description:  Grid-tied, seasonally adjustable ground-mount with 36, 180 watt PV modules
Size:  6.84kW
Location:  Rudolph, WI

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Description:  Grid-tied, roof mounted PV with a 6 collector solar thermal system
Size:  8.28kW
Location:  Wausau, WI

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Description:  Roof top solar using 20, 210 watt modules
Size:  4.2kW
Location:  Wisconsin Rapids, WI

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Description:  Local grid-tied PV system with 10, 210 watt modules
Size:  2.1kW
Location:  Stevens Point, WI

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Description:  Roof mounted solar for the Town Hall building in the town of Dayton
Size:  6.93kW
Location:  Waupaca, WI

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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.
Size:  3.89kW
Location:  Stevens Point, WI

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Description:  Roof top solar installed in a saw-tooth configuration
Size:  19.8kW
Location:  Waupaca, WI

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Description:  Grid tied PV system in northern Wisconsin
Size:  13.33kW
Location:  Merrill, WI

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Description:  This grid-tied system was installed using a “saw tooth” configuration and features 86, 230 watt PV modules.
Size:  19.8kW
Location:  Merrill, WI

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Description:  Ballasted roof mount PV system at Lawrence University.
Size:  2.8kW
Location:  Appleton, WI

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Description:  Roof mounted solar in the state capital. This system is made up of 27, 210 watt PV modules.
Size:  5.67kW
Location:  Madison, WI

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Description:  Grid tied, roof mounted PV system.
Size:  5.94kW
Location:  Wisconsin Rapids, WI

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Description:  Two grid-tied, top of pole mounts in rural Central Wisconsin.
Size:  5.92kW
Location:  Manawa, WI

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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.
Size:  3 collectors, 120 gallons of thermal storage
Location:  Madison, WI

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Description:  Small residential PV system using 10, 210 watt modules installed on a standing seam metal roof..
Size:  2.1kW
Location:  Madison, WI

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Description:  Ground mounted, residential solar water heating system
Size:  2, 4’x10’ collectors with 80 gallons of thermal storage
Location:  Wausau, WI

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Description:  Grid-tied, ground mounted solar PV system built with 32, 185 watt modules
Size:  5.92kW
Location:  Ogdensburg, WI

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Description:  Domestic solar water heating system with flush mounted collectors
Size:  2, 4’x6’ collectors with 80 gallons of thermal storage
Location:  Wausau, WI

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Description:  Residential solar water heating system with pitched collectors
Size:  2, 4’x6’ collectors with 80 gallons of thermal storage
Location:  Custer, WI

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