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Energy Concepts named Top Solar Contractor by Solar Power World 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Energy Concepts is one of the 2023 Top Solar Contractors. Solar Power World is the industry’s leading source for technology, development and installation news.  Energy Concepts is featured on the 2023 Top 500 Solar Contractors list. This list ranks contractors according to their influence in the U.S. solar industry each year.

Airport Solar Install Makes RENEW Wisconsin’s Honor Roll

As semester final marks are sent out from colleges across the country, we, too, are excited to announce that Energy Concepts has made the grade. RENEW Wisconsin has notified us that we made their Class of 2014 Honor Roll for “advancing solar generation” in Wisconsin for the 100 kilowatt (kW) solar array at Dane County Regional Airport. The Read more…

Energy Concepts President shares power of solar at Clean Energy Economy Summit

Craig Tarr, P.E., president of Energy Concepts, spoke of solar energy’s potential to policymakers and business owners this summer at Minnesota’s first-ever Clean Energy Economy Summit initiated by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. As the local renewable energy expert, Craig stood alongside other industry leaders and representatives of the clean energy sector as they identified the Read more…

Passive House Receives GreenStar Certification

The Passive House in the Woods recently received Minnesota’s prestigious GreenStar Gold certification in honor of its resource efficiency, indoor environmental quality, water conservation, and reduced community impact. Read more.  

Wisconsin sock maker adds solar hot water

No greenwashing here. “Do something genuine, not phony,” said Bob Chesebro, president of Wigwam Mills, located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The family-owned business wanted to make a positive impact on the environment, but also have the whole thing make financial sense. With a solid and speedy 8-year payback, the project proceeded with approval.       Read more…

Focus on Energy honors

Focus on Energy honored Craig Tarr of Hudson-based Energy Concepts with the 2009 Market Provider of the Year Award. The award was presented at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s (MREA) 20th annual Energy Fair on June 21, 2009 in Custer, Wis. The Market Provider of the Year Award was conceived as a way to recognize Read more…

Tarr “Market Provider of the Year” in Wisconsin. 

Emily Hickey, Focus’ Market Provider Coordinator, announced the choice shortly before Sunday afternoon’s keynote speaker on June 21st. Citing Energy Concepts’ ground-breaking designs for the Osceola Middle School and Wigwam Mills Production Facility, Hickey lauded Energy Concepts for pushing the envelope of renewable energy beyond accepted boundaries and finding ways to make projects work for clients.Focus on Energy, Read more…