Solar Panels

Solar Resources
Check out the Solar Resources page for more information about installing solar arrays on your residential or commercial property in Fitchburg, WI.

City-owned Solar Panels
Fitchburg installed 361.6 kW of solar photovoltaic (electric or PV) panels on the roofs of the Library, City Hall, Public Works Maintenance Facility and the West Fire Station late in 2017. An additional 12.3 kW of panels were previously installed on City Hall's roof in September 2009, and 9.9 kW of ground-mounted solar PV panels were installed at the Public Works Maintenance Facility in 2011. In 2020, the East Fire Station project was completed with the addition of 101.6 kW of roof-mounted solar PV panels, bringing the City total up to 485.4 kW of capacity that produces over 500,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity (nearly 10% of the City's total municipal use) in a year.

See live energy production rates!
The information at this monitoring link shows the amount of energy being generated at city hall and the corresponding carbon savings. Please note that electric production data below does NOT include the older City Hall and Public Works solar panels.

 Library Solar Panel
 City Hall Solar Panel
 Maintenance Facility Solar Panel
 West Fire Solar Panel
 East Fire Solar Panel
solar map