MGE Solar Projects

Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Solar Panels at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center

  • 54 Module Array
  • 17.172 kW DC, 20,918 kWh per year
  • Manufactured by Sunpower
  • Installed by H&H Solar Energy Services
  • Live data

Bike Path Lighting

Bike Path Lighting

  • One of the largest solar lighting installations in the USA
  • 37 SonneLITER lighting fixtures
  • 9.25 kilowatt (kW) total generating capacity
  • Manufactured by Se'lux
  • Battery capacity to run lights for five nights without recharge

Dane County Arena

Solar panels on the Dane County Arena

  • 16-panel array
  • 4.8-kW DC, 5,612 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year
  • Manufactured by ASE America
  • Installed by Great Northern Solar and H&H Electric
  • Solar array project - Dane County Arena [94 kB PDF]

Dane County Henry Vilas Zoo

Dane County Henry Vilas Zoo

  • Dual-axis tracking array
  • 1.2-kW DC, 1,950 kWh per year
  • Manufactured by ASE America
  • Installed by H&H Electric

Goodman Pool

Goodman Pool

  • 12-module array
  • 2.1-kW DC, 2,600 kWh per year
  • Manufactured by Kyocera
  • Structure installed by Joe Daniels Construction
  • PVs installed by H&H Electric

Lussier Family Heritage Center

Solar panels at the Lussier Family Heritage Center

Madison Children's Museum

Solar array on the Madison Children's Museum

  • 14 module array
  • 1.9-kW DC, 1,600 kWh per year
  • Live data
  • Manufactured by Uni-Solar
  • Installed by H&H Solar Energy Services

Olbrich Gardens Solar Flair

Solar array at Olbrich Gardens

  • 8 Module Array
  • 576 Watts DC, 700 kWh per year
  • Live data
  • Installed by H&H Solar Energy Services

Society of Friends Meeting House

Solar panels on the Society of Friends Meeting House

Solar in Schools

Solar panels on an area high school

Wisconsin State Capitol

Wisconsin State Capitol Solar Array

  • Array contains 48 U.S. made Evergreen solar modules
  • 9.84 kilowatt (kW) of total generating capacity
  • Live data
  • Annual energy production of 11,776 kWh per year
  • Installed by H&H Solar Electric

Thut Park Lighting

Thut Park Lighting

  • 5 solar light fixtures
  • High efficiency LED lights
  • 95 watt photovoltaic panels
  • Dual 100 amp hour batteries
  • Manufactured by Carmanah Technologies Corp.
  • Installed by MGE and H&H Solar, Inc.

UW-Madison Arboretum McKay Center Addition

Solar panels on the UW-Madison Arboretum McKay Center addition

  • Atlantis Sunslate concrete/fiber slate roof building integrated PV system
  • 8.54-kW DC, 6,000 kWh per year
  • Manufactured by Atlantis Energy Systems
  • Installed by Great Northern Solar and Great Lakes Electrical
  • Solar array project - The McKay Visitor Center [108 kB PDF]