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Why You Should Switch to Solar Energy

You might have been wondering for a couple of years if investing in solar energy for your Southwest Wisconsin home makes sense. I can easily say it will be one of the best decisions you’ll make for your home and the environment if you choose to go solar this year.

Benefits of the Solar Switch

The first time I thought about solar energy, I was interested in two distinct reasons. I wanted to reduce my reliance on traditional energy methods, and I wanted to save money on my electricity bill. A solar panel installed by Current Electric will deliver on both of these areas. When I investigated the savings I could get with a solar panel system, I was amazed to see the returns in energy investment. A solar system is a substantial upfront cost, but the returns in the investment more than triple your initial investment. And instead of paying your electrical bill of $120 a month, you can invest that money into other projects. Although you may skeptical at first about the investment costs, once you look into monthly savings and returns on investment, you’ll be convinced this is the right financial move to make.

Along with being interested in saving money, you may be an environmentally conscious person as well. Solar energy is a renewable energy source that will continue to power your home for years to come without a carbon footprint- just the rays of the sun! By switching your home to a solar system, you will be able to completely power your home without relying on the electrical company. It feels good to know you’re using a renewable energy source and reducing your household’s traditional energy consumption with a solar energy system.

A benefit of solar energy in your home you might not consider, along with savings and energy independence, is the increased value of your home. Researchers found that on average, a buyer was willing to pay a $15,000 premium for a home with a photovoltaic system. This is just one more piece of the puzzle that demonstrates that this investment is worth it.

Why Choose Current Electric to install your solar panels?

Current Electric is the right company to do this service for you because of their outstanding service record. They have over 35 years of experience in the industry, along with a clear passion for solar energy. They have installed thousands of systems, but they’ll treat your home as a unique project. They don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to solar. They will work with you to get the right system installed and ensure your total satisfaction.

 

If you need a solar energy system installed in Brookfield or the surrounding area, call Current Electric today!

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A Recent Solar Installation Done by Current Electric

A recent solar installation done by Current Electric in Pewaukee was highlighted in the Journal Sentinel on October 31st! Chris Lueth, an American Family Insurance agent located in downtown Pewaukee, is one of the first businesses in the area to go solar. He added the panels to his office building in order to reduce his carbon footprint and save on electricity costs.

On this particular solar installation, Current Electric installed 38 panels. These will produce more than 11.4 kilowatts of power – enough to generate electricity to power the entire building located on 112 Main St!

Here’s what Chris said about his decision to choose Current Electric: “Kudos to the contractor, Current Electric. I had bid out for proposals, and I liked how they have a solar division. They seemed very well-organized and they basically took care of the whole process.”

Check out the full article here!

How Can Going Solar Benefit You?

There are numerous advantages to having solar panels installed on your Southeastern Wisconsin home. As one of the few home improvement investments that can fully pay you back in as little as five to ten years, we believe that going solar is 100% worth it. A solar installation done by Current Electric will give you:

  • Reduced Energy Costs. After installation, your solar panels will serve as a source of electricity for your home. With a decent amount of sunlight, the panels are able to do their magic and offset your energy costs.
  • Increased Resale Value. A solar installation on your home or business is a major selling point. If you’re looking to sell down the road, going solar will only make the process easier for you.

A solar installation is one of the safest investments you can make! As the cost of electricity rises, the investment only gets more beneficial.

Current Electric is proud to supply Southeastern Wisconsin with solar installation. If you’re interested in going solar, why wait? Call Current Electric today to get started!

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Current Electric – A 2018 Top Solar Contractor!

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Current Electric is proud to announce that we have been recognized as a 2018 Top Solar Contractor! Last year, in the United States alone, more than 10,600 megawatts of solar power were installed. Current Electric has been recognized as a contributor to the industry by Solar Power World. Only 450 solar companies made the list, and we’re thrilled to be a part of it!

Produced annually, the Top Solar Contractors list sheds light on the solar work that has been done throughout the country. The list celebrates the achievements of U.S. solar developers, subcontractors, and installers within the utility, commercial, and residential markets. Contractors are ranked by kilowatts installed the previous year.

We are a licensed, insured, bonded, and NABCEP certified solar installer. We have over a decade of experience with solar energy installations in Wisconsin. We have worked with a wide variety of properties, including residential, commercial, industrial, manufacturing, churches, education, agricultural, and non-profit.

We believe that it’s our approach that sets us apart: We believe in the “consultative sales” method. We find that our customers who chose to invest in solar energy do so for different reasons, whether it be environmental, financial, ‘keeping up with the Joneses’ or a combination thereof. We understand the investment is substantial, so we never push our customers to make a rushed decision. Our goal is to provide you with all the information about solar energy and to answer all your questions.

This year, we ranked #232 Overall Nationwide. We are up 52 spots from #284 last year! Current Electric is ranked #4 in Wisconsin. We are proud of these rankings and our ability to serve so many in Wisconsin.

We believe that solar power is the way to go – it’s good for the environment and it’s one of the few investments that you can make in your home that pays itself off in under 10 years. We offer a range of solar systems that will:

  • Reduce your energy costs
  • Reduce your carbon footprint
  • Increase your property value
  • Add revenue
  • Serve as a beneficial investment for the future of your home.

We are proud to be recognized as a 2018 Top Solar Contractor, and we look forward to continuing our solar services and installations throughout the entire state of Wisconsin!

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