Residential installation Portfolio

Northwind has an extensive track record of successful residential solar installations throughout Wisconsin.  Here are just a few of our past projects!

Plamann - Mauston, WI

Location: Mauston, WI

Size: 16.3kW

Robust and resilient solar power! This system features 51, 320 watt REC Solar PV modules, the Pika Islanding inverter, and a Pika Harbor battery for critical load backup power and self-supply. All told, this system generates over 11,000 kWh each year while providing piece of mind during grid outages!

Klatt - Gillett, WI

Location: Gillett, WI

Size: 7.9kW

Ballasted ground-mount located in northeastern Wisconsin. System generates 90% of the homes annual energy use and was designed for future PV expansion.

J. Larson - Amherst, WI

Location: Amherst, WI

Size: 6kW

Ground-mounted PV system with an SMA Sunny Boy inverter and Tesla Powerwall2 energy storage for backup power and self-supply.

J & K Weisbrod - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 8.5kW

This system is comprised of 28, 305 watt Trina Solar modules and an SMA Sunny Boy 7,700 watt inverter.

Joe Weisbrod - Rosholt, WI

Location: Rosholt, WI

Size: 5.4kW

This system provides over 77% of the homes energy needs with clean energy!

Webb - Tomahawk, WI

Location: Tomahawk, WI

Size: 4.3kW

Small rooftop system on an east roof face of newly built lake home.

Totten - Junction City, WI

Location: Junction City, WI

Size: 15.6kW

Over 15,000 watts of solar power generated on this rooftop! 50 PV modules with 3 SMA inverters.

Tomlanovich - St. Germain, WI

Location: St. Germain, WI

Size: 6.1kW

This system was built with 20, 305 watt Trina Solar PV modules and is powered with the SolarEdge inverter system to help mitigate tree shading.

Smith-LeClair - Plover, WI

Location: Plover, WI

Size: 4.5kW

This system produces over 5,300 kWh/year for the home.

Slowinski - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 5.4kW

This roof mount generates 82% of the homes annual energy.

Shaw - Stetsonville, WI

Location: Stetsonville, WI

Size: 54kWh

4 Tesla Powerwalls added to the existing 10kW grid-tied PV system. This battery bank provides whole-home backup in an area that experiences frequent grid outages.

Russell - LaPointe, WI

Location: LaPointe, WI

Size: 6.3kW

6.3kW roof mount built with 21 Vikram Solar modules and an SMA Sunny Boy inverter.

Rolefson - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 3.7kW

Rooftop solar in Rib Mountain. 12,305 watt Trina Solar modules and an SMA Sunny Boy.

Neigum - Athens, WI

Location: Athens, WI

Size: 6kW

6,000 watts of PV generating nearly 8,000 kWh's/year for this new home outside of Athens.

Lauck-Webb - Tomahawk, WI

Location: Tomahawk, WI

Size: 4.3kW

This system was built with 14, 305 watt Trina Solar PV modules and an SMA Sunny Boy inverter.

D. Larson - Waupaca, WI

Location: Waupaca, WI

Size: 10.24kW

Residential rooftop system on multiple roof planes.

Kurinsky - Park Falls, WI

Location: Park Falls, WI

Size: 10kW

33, 305 watt Trina Solar PV modules with the SolarEdge inverter system on a beautiful lake home in Park Falls.

Klotzbuecher - Manawa, WI

Location: Manawa, WI

Size: 6.4kW

Residential system built on two west-facing roof planes.

Kieke - Marshfield, WI

Location: Marshfield, WI

Size: 4.23kW

13,325 watt Q-Cells PV modules on east facing roof plane. This system generates over half of the homes energy use.

Ingalls - Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Size: 6.4kW

Residential system built on east/west roof planes.

Hope - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 4.8kW

Small rooftop system offsetting 87% of the homes annual energy use.

Elmhorst - Unity, WI

Location: Unity, WI

Size: 3.9kW

Small rooftop system on a machine shed in rural Unity.

Dimick - Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Size: 10.24kW

32,320 watt REC Solar PV modules on a workshop outside of WI Rapids. This system provides 93% of the homes annual energy.

Christensen - Ringle, WI

Location: Ringle, WI

Size: 6.4kW

This system was built with 20, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules and an SMA Sunny Boy inverter and generates over 7,800 clean kWh's each year!

Brimmer - Mosinee, WI

Location: Mosinee, WI

Size: 5.44kW

17, 320 watt REC Solar PV modules mounted on two different roof planes. This system generates nearly 60% of the homes energy annually.

Zdroik - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 8kW

8,000 watts of solar on dual roof planes generating over 9,400 kWh/year, offsetting 80% of the homes annual energy use.

Whitaker - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 4.48kW

This rooftop PV system was built with 14, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules and provides over 60% of the homes energy.

Weborg - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 10.24kW

Roof mount in the Wausau countryside generating over 12,000 kWh/year, providing 91% of the homes energy.

Tielens - Plover, WI

Location: Plover, WI

Size: 2.76kW

Small PV system on a garden shed, sized and designed for future PV expansion.

Thompson - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 4.13kW

This system is comprised of 14, 295 watt Q-Cells PV modules with an SMA Sunny Boy 5,000 watt inverter and provides 100% of the homes yearly energy use.

Schuller - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 3.2kW

Small residential rooftop system in Stevens Point generating over 3,400 clean kilowatt hours every year.

Quade - Iola, WI

Location: Iola, WI

Size: 3.84kW

12, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules with the Pika Inverter system. This system generates over 4,000 kWh/year and is battery-ready.

Pearson - West Salem, WI

Location: West Salem, WI

Size: 5.12kW

Residential rooftop solar in SW Wisconsin. 16, 320 watt PV modules generating 5,700 kWh/year while providing 94% of the homes energy.

Morris-Tiles - Wausau

Location: Wausau

Size: 3.84kW

This rooftop system generates over 4,000 kWh/year, providing over 70% of the homes energy needs.

Lueloff - Mondovi, WI

Location: Mondovi, WI

Size: 6.4kW

This 6.4kW system was installed on a newly built garage in Mondovi and generates over 7,400 kWh each year.

Line - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 3.84kW

This system is comprised of 12, 320 watt PV modules split onto two different roof planes and generates over 3,400 kWh per year.

Joe Larson - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 8.32kW

This roof mount in Stevens Point produces over 9,100 kWh per year. The system was built with 26, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules and an SMA Sunny Boy inverter.

Kaiser - Mosinee, WI

Location: Mosinee, WI

Size: 2.95kW

Small rooftop system on high-performance home in the Mosinee countryside.

Hudzinski - West Salem, WI

Location: West Salem, WI

Size: 9kW

This dual, top-of-pole mount system was built with 30, 300 watt SolarWorld PV modules and the Pika Islanding inverter system. Each pole is manually adjustable to maximize seasonal solar production. The Pika Harbor Smart battery was then integrated to provide backup power.

Henning - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 2.56kW

Located in the city of Stevens Point, this system provides 87% of the homeowners energy.

Hardrath - Spencer, WI

Location: Spencer, WI

Size: 12.8kW

Dual PV arrays on two separate buildings. 40, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules and 2, SMA Sunny Boy inverters. All told, this system generates over 14,000 kWh each year.

Grossnickle - Mosinee, WI

Location: Mosinee, WI

Size: 3.2kW

This system was installed on a lakeside home outside of Mosinee with 10, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules and an SMA Sunny Boy inverter.

Gildenzoph - Rudolph, WI

Location: Rudolph, WI

Size: 5.76kW

This homestead is powered with 18, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules and the SolarEdge inverter. This system generates over 7,400 kWh/year and is planned to be expanded by another 14 PV modules in 2020.

Doering - Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Size: 6.4kW

Building integrated solar installation using 20, Panasonic 325 watt modules with the SolarEdge 7,600w inverter and SolarEdge power optimizers. This system is estimated to offset over 100% of the homes energy and has the ability to be expanded for more solar capacity later on.

Corcoran - Custer, WI

Location: Custer, WI

Size: 4.13kW

This system powers a homestead in the Custer countryside. The array is comprised of 14, 295 watt Q-Cells PV modules and powered by the SolarEdge inverter system.

Brewster - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 5.76kW

This system was installed on a garden shed that was designed and built to accommodate the solar array. Over 7,700 clean kWh’s per year are generated from this system.

Altenhofen - Amherst, WI

Location: Amherst, WI

Size: 5.12kW

16, 320 watt Q-Cells PV modules with an SMA Sunny Boy 5,000 watt inverter. This system offsets over 86% of the homeowners annual energy by generating over 6,680 kWh each year.

SP Residential - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 2.4kW

This roof mount utilizes Canadian Solar modules and a SMA inverter with Secure Power Supply (SPS) offering emergency power when the grid is down and sun is shining. The array is estimated to produce 2,496 kWh each year offsetting 2/3 of the annual electric use.

Van Nover - Antigo, WI

Location: Antigo, WI

Size: 5.44kW

Residential solar PV system on two different roof planes with steel shake shingles. This system offsets nearly 100% of their annual energy use.

Shaw - Stetsonville, WI

Location: Stetsonville, WI

Size: 10.2kW

10.2kW solar PV system on a homestead south of Medford. This system utilizes two SMA inverters.

Marks - Rosholt, WI

Location: Rosholt, WI

Size: 4.55kW

Residential PV system highlighted by 14, 325 watt SolarWorld PV modules and a SolarEdge 3,800 watt inverter.

Harvey - Greenwood, WI

Location: Greenwood, WI

Size: 2.925kW

Small roof mounted PV system pitched up to optimize winter performance.

Dickinson - Arpin, WI

Location: Arpin, WI

Size: 9.66kW

28, 345 watt PV modules on a corrugated metal rooftop. The system is powered with the SolarEdge 7,600 HD Wave inverter and DC power optimizers.

Bittner - Greenwood, WI

Location: Greenwood, WI

Size: 6.18kW

6.2kW roof-mounted solar PV system using 18, 345 watt SolarWorld modules and powered by a SMA Sunny Boy 6,000 watt inverter.

Williams-Emmert - Manawa, WI

Location: Manawa, WI

Size: 4.8kW

Rooftop PV system estimated to offset 77% of the homes energy use.

Botsford - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 10.35kW

This is a ground-mounted PV system located just east of Wausau that will generate 12,000kWh per year, offsetting 100% of the clients annual energy use.

Ewert - Marshfield, WI

Location: Marshfield, WI

Size: 6.4kW

This residential PV system was built with 20, 320 watt QCells PV modules and an SMA Sunny Boy inverter and is estimated to generate nearly 7,000kWh per year.

Awe-Kunes - Antigo, WI

Location: Antigo, WI

Size: 8.96kW

This PV system is estimated to generate nearly 10,000kWh each year! Powered by an SMA Sunny Boy inverter and 28, 320 watt QCells modules, it again proves that solar works great even in northern Wisconsin!

Hahn - Fremont, WI

Location: Fremont, WI

Size: 8.4kW

Roof-mounted PV system utilizing 28, 300 watt Hanwha QCells PV modules and an SMA Sunny Boy 7,700 watt string inverter. This system also features the SPS system which provides up to 2,000 watts of critical load power during a daytime grid-outage.

Klapperich - Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Size: 3.48kW

This roof-mounted PV system features 12, 290 watt Seraphim PV modules and the Pika Energy Islanding Inverter which will allow for plug-and-play battery integration for self-supply and backup power. This system is also equipped with Egauge home monitoring.

Carlson - Birnamwood, WI

Location: Birnamwood, WI

Size: 4.5kW

Residential rooftop PV system with 15, 300 watt PV modules and an SMA Sunny Boy inverter.

Ryan - Eau Claire - Eau Claire, WI

Location: Eau Claire, WI

Size: 10.4kW

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.

Amherst - Roof-mount - Amherst, WI

Location: Amherst, WI

Size: 3.8kW

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.

Renkas - Hewitt - Hewitt, WI

Location: Hewitt, WI

Size: 15.4kW

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.

Waukesha Residential System - Waukesha, WI

Location: Waukesha, WI

Size: 4.6kW

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!

Tiry - Amherst - Amherst, WI

Location: Amherst, WI

Size: 6.5kW

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!

SP - PV System - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 4.725kW

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!

Donnetelle Phase 2 - Stone Lake - Stone Lake, WI

Location: Stone Lake, WI

Size: 15.12kW

This is “Phase 2” of a two-stage installation for a home in Stone Lake, WI.

Schneider - Wausau - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 4.95kW

These ground mounted arrays were installed in the Wausau countryside with 18 Solar World modules and a SMA Sunny Boy 5,000 watt inverter.

Fadner - Custer - Custer, WI

Location: Custer, WI

Size: 4kW

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.

Donnetelle - Stone Lake - Stone Lake, WI

Location: Stone Lake, WI

Size: 15.12kW

This is "Phase 1" of a two phase installation in Stone Lake. This system is built using Solar World modules and Fronius string inverters.

Array-Warren - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 4.4kW

This system is powered using 16, 275 watt Solar World modules and a 4,200 Power One string inverter.

Baraboo - Roof-mounted - Baraboo, WI

Location: Baraboo, WI

Size: 6.615kW

This roof mounted system was built using 21, 315 watt Solar World modules.

Spencer - Ground-mounted - Spencer, WI

Location: Spencer, WI

Size: 10.08kW

Ground mounted system is comprised of three racks with a total of 36, 280 watt Solar World Sunmodules in landscape orientation.

Princeton - Residential - Princeton, WI

Location: Princeton, WI

Size: 3kW

Residential PV system comprised of 12, 250 watt Sharp modules with black-on-black cells and framing.

Iola - Pole mount - Iola, WI

Location: Iola, WI

Size: 3.75kW

Second top of pole mount added to existing system. 15, 250 watt Sharp modules.

Baker - Marshfield - Marshfield, WI

Location: Marshfield, WI

Size: 4.5kW

Grid-tied, ground-mounted PV in the Marshfield countryside. System made up of 18, 250 watt modules.

Arnold - Rudolph - Rudolph, WI

Location: Rudolph, WI

Size: 19.11kW

Roof top solar in Rudolph. System built with 78, 245 watt Mage modules.

Jahn - Blue Mounds - Blue Mounds, WI

Location: Blue Mounds, WI

Size: 13.75kW

This ground mounted, fixed-tilt system was built with 55, 250 watt PV modules.

Liberation - Almond - Almond, WI

Location: Almond, WI

Size: 3kW

This single top of pole mount system was installed using 12, 250 watt PV modules. The array is adjustable to maximize seasonal production.

Lehner - Blue Mounds - Blue Mounds, WI

Location: Blue Mounds, WI

Size: 9kW

Top of Pole mounts using 36, 250 watt added to a past NWRE installation. Love that solar!

Marcks - Wisconsin Rapids - Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Size: 1.96kW

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.

Sturgeon Bay - Roof-mounted - Sturgeon Bay, WI

Location: Sturgeon Bay, WI

Size: 4kW

Roof-mounted, grid-tied residential PV using 16, 250 watt PV modules.

Pembine - Grid-tied - Pembine, WI

Location: Pembine, WI

Size: 3kW

This is a small grid-tied system using 12, 250 watt modules. This ground mount is seasonally adjustable to maximize production throughout the year.

Iola - Roof-top - Iola, WI

Location: Iola, WI

Size: 13kW

Roof-top solar built with 52, 250 watt modules.

Eggleston - Plover - Plover, WI

Location: Plover, WI

Size: 1.88kW

Small grid-tied residential system made up of 8, 230 watt modules.

Knaack - Amherst Junction - Amherst Junction, WI

Location: Amherst Junction, WI

Size: 5.88kW

This roof mount was installed using 24, 245 watt modules.

Schultz - Waupaca - Waupaca, WI

Location: Waupaca, WI

Size: 6kW

Grid-tied, ground-mounted installation using 24, 250 watt PV modules. This system is manually adjusted to maximize seasonal production.

Tokarski - Stevens Point - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 5.5kW

Residential rooftop solar installed using 22, 250 watt modules.

Egle - Custer - Custer, WI

Location: Custer, WI

Size: 19.44kW

Here's a local roof mounted system. This array was built with 108, 180 watt PV modules.

Tolsma - Weyauwega - Weyauwega, WI

Location: Weyauwega, WI

Size: 5.98kW

Residential roof top solar. 26, 230 watt PV modules.

Arrays - Nekoosa - Nekoosa, WI

Location: Nekoosa, WI

Size: 5.76kW

Grid-tied PV system comprised of two seasonally adjustable top of pole mounts.

Haney - Custer - Custer, WI

Location: Custer, WI

Size: 4.56kW

This is a seasonally adjustable ground mount array made up of 24, 190 watt PV modules.

Jacques - Manawa - Manawa, WI

Location: Manawa, WI

Size: 1.92kW

Small, residential top of pole mount, grid-tied system with battery backup.

Kim - Marshfield - Marshfield, WI

Location: Marshfield, WI

Size: 11.04kW

This system is comprised of six top of pole mounts using 48, 230 watt PV modules.

Klein - Amherst Junction - Amherst Junction, WI

Location: Amherst Junction, WI

Size: 6.24kW

Here is a roof-mounted system with added solar awning below. The system was built using 26, 240 watt modules.

Manawa - Pole-mounts - Manawa, WI

Location: Manawa, WI

Size: 6.84kW

Here are two seasonally adjustable, top of pole mounts featuring a total of 36, 190 watt PV modules.

Amherst - Ground Array - Amherst, WI

Location: Amherst, WI

Size: 6.84kW

Seasonally adjustable ground array using 36, 180 PV modules.

Rudolph - Grid-tied - Rudolph, WI

Location: Rudolph, WI

Size: 6.84kW

Grid-tied, seasonally adjustable ground-mount with 36, 180 watt PV modules.

Abuz - Wausau - Wausau, WI

Location: Wausau, WI

Size: 8.28kW

Grid-tied, roof mounted PV with a 6 collector solar thermal system.

Ancel - Wisconsin Rapids - Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Size: 4.2kW

Roof top solar using 20, 210 watt modules.

Bertrand - Stevens Point - Stevens Point, WI

Location: Stevens Point, WI

Size: 2.1kW

Local grid-tied PV system with 10, 210 watt modules.

Hammen - Waupaca - Waupaca, WI

Location: Waupaca, WI

Size: 19.8kW

Roof top solar installed in a saw-tooth configuration.

Hoffman - Merrill - Merrill, WI

Location: Merrill, WI

Size: 19.8kW

This grid-tied system was installed using a "saw tooth" configuration and features 86, 230 watt PV modules.

Mullen - Madison - Madison, WI

Location: Madison, WI

Size: 5.67kW

Roof mounted solar in the state capital. This system is made up of 27, 210 watt PV modules.

Schwab - Wisconsin Rapids - Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Size: 5.94kW

Grid tied, roof mounted PV system.

Manawa - Grid-tied - Manawa, WI

Location: Manawa, WI

Size: 5.92 kW

Two grid-tied, top of pole mounts in rural Central Wisconsin.

Madison - Residential PV system - Madison, WI

Location: Madison, WI

Size: 2.1kW

Small residential PV system using 10, 210 watt modules installed on a standing seam metal roof.

Ogden - Grid-tied - Ogdensburg, WI

Location: Ogdensburg, WI

Size: 5.92kW

Grid-tied, ground mounted solar PV system built with 32, 185 watt modules.