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Commercial Solar

Commercial solar power systems are growing rapidly in popularity as business owners and corporate boards are realizing their attractive financial benefits – including substantial tax advantages. Through 2019, commercial entities can benefit from a 30% federal tax credit and accelerated depreciation.

We can provide a detailed solar performance and financial analysis, based on the specifics of your location and energy use. A cash flow projection looking forward 25 years can be provided.

Please contact Dan Premack at dan@appliedenergyinnovations.org or 612-282-3868 to learn more about energy savings possible with solar power for commercial properties.

Residential Solar

All of us here at Applied Energy Innovations are very excited about the beginning of the 2018 solar rebate cycle in Minnesota. We believe 2018 will set the stage for a faster-than-ever expansion of solar in our state. The federal tax credit for residential solar remains at 30% for 2018 and 2019, before it goes down in steps to zero after 2022. Xcel Solar Rewards is available in 2018, for a $0.08/kWh annual rebate. Demand for this program is expected to exceed the available funds. It will be critical to apply early to have the best chance of getting in to this program. To illustrate the value of Solar Rewards, a typical 6kW residential system, producing 7800kWh/year, will generate a $624 rebate each year for the first ten years of operation.

If you’re concerned about rising energy costs, climate change, or want to strike a blow for energy independence, now is the time for you to act. If you’ve been thinking about solar for a while now isn’t it about time you did something about it?

The sooner we hear from you, the more time we have to spend on your application. Please don’t delay – contact us right away. Ask for Solar Designer Dan Premack, he will be happy to get you started. You can reach Dan at dan@appliedenergyinnovations.org
or 612.282.3868

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    Outstanding local community business specializing in green energy and energy efficiency. Can't recommend them enough.


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  • Brought a 1913 house up to modern insulation standards with spray foam and blown cellulose. They were very responsive to my feedback. Would work with them again.

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    Brought a 1913 house up to modern insulation standards with spray foam and blown cellulose. They were very responsive to my feedback. Would work with them again.

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    AEI is wonderful to work with, this is my 3rd project with them (insulation and bathroom remodel done previously.) Brayden is responsive and easy to work with. Any issues that arrose we're taken care of with alacrity. Chris did amazing work (my kitchen started out looking like a 50's throwback and now looks like it belongs in this decade!) and made sure we were happy every step of the way. Highly recommend!

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  • AEI is wonderful to work with, this is my 3rd project with them (insulation and bathroom remodel done previously.) Brayden is responsive and easy to work with. Any issues that arrose we're taken care of with alacrity. Chris did amazing work (my kitchen started out looking like a 50's throwback and now looks like it belongs in this decade!) and made sure we were happy every step of the way. Highly recommend!

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    AEI is wonderful to work with, this is my 3rd project with them (insulation and bathroom remodel done previously.) Brayden is responsive and easy to work with. Any issues that arrose we're taken care of with alacrity. Chris did amazing work (my kitchen started out looking like a 50's throwback and now looks like it belongs in this decade!) and made sure we were happy every step of the way. Highly recommend!

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  • AEI is wonderful to work with, this is my 3rd project with them (insulation and bathroom remodel done previously.) Brayden is responsive and easy to work with. Any issues that arrose we're taken care of with alacrity. Chris did amazing work (my kitchen started out looking like a 50's throwback and now looks like it belongs in this decade!) and made sure we were happy every step of the way. Highly recommend!

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    AEI is wonderful to work with, this is my 3rd project with them (insulation and bathroom remodel done previously.) Brayden is responsive and easy to work with. Any issues that arrose we're taken care of with alacrity. Chris did amazing work (my kitchen started out looking like a 50's throwback and now looks like it belongs in this decade!) and made sure we were happy every step of the way. Highly recommend!

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