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Solar Solutions for Illinois Residents, Businesses, & Farms

At Illinois Solar Services, we’re passionate about helping Illinois residents, businesses, and agricultural operations convert their energy expenses into a controllable asset with solar energy — and we show them how to transition with the help of state and federal grants, incentives, and rebates.





Why Solar?

The Land of Lincoln is also the Solar State — with numerous funds approved to help businesses convert to solar, Illinois is one of the best states with some of the highest incentives for solar conversions. Additionally, homes, businesses, and farms converting to solar will enjoy the following benefits:

Reduced operating costs. Improve your cashflow by taking control of your energy source for a low, fixed rate. It’s better to invest in yourself than the utility company.

No hassle. Investing in solar on your property is a low-risk investment that works well, requires no input from you, and is relatively maintenance-free.

Future-proof. While energy may be a manageable expense now, it may not be 15-20 years from now. Installing a solar system now will reap benefits for generations.

30-year Warranty. Exceptional, complete coverage for your installation. Secure peace of mind knowing if something goes wrong, we’ve got your back.

Tax Credits
& Rebates

Investing in solar provides you with a tremendous ROI. While you have upfront costs, they can be offset by state and federal incentives.

The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar is equal to 30% of the amount invested in an eligible installation (ex: invest $100,000 in solar and you could receive a $30,000 tax credit). By using the 30% Federal Tax Credit along with the Adjustable Block Program incentive, you can lower the net cost on your solar system. Other financial incentives include:

  • Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC)
  • Illinois Shines
  • Ameren Distributed Generation
    • Commercial: $250/kilowatt
    • Residential: $300/kilowatt
  • Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS) depreciation
  • Rural Energy for America Program (Depending on your location)
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Customer Stories

  • We are so jacked about our new system! We can track the progress of our solar generation and consumption on the Enlighten app, including the amount of carbon offset. Most sunny days we have excess energy flowing back into the grid! Thank you Illinois Solar and the professional installation team at Oberlander Electric! Read More
    Randy McDanielsBusiness Owner
  • Rising energy costs prompted me to look into solar. Since my system was activated, my monthly solar bill is about $30 cheaper than my lowest Ameren bill. In summer, my solar bill is almost half of my Ameren bill. Solar energy is a great financial alternative! Read More
    Brian PowersHomeowner
  • We found out about this option from people I work with, and they said of all the solar companies we have dealt with, they recommended Illinois Solar Services. Our system was activated in November 2022 and we believe in 12 years at the current rate, the solar and batteries will pay for our portion of the loan. We rate Illinois Solar Services a 10/10 — they are very understanding, very professional, very easy to work with, and when we have had trouble, they fixed it quickly. Read More
    Jared LascellesHomeowner
  • I have wanted to explore solar for years. When the Ameren rates almost doubled last year and our monthly costs went from $350/month to $575/month, it was a tipping point. My system has been a game changer. Our expenses in the summer and fall have been cut dramatically; we are averaging $225 total instead of $575. We expect to see our ROI in three years or less. I had very high expectations on how my system would be designed and installed because I am an electrician myself. At every step of the process, Illinois Solar Services exceeded my expectations. If I either move or build a new home, the first thing I will do is calling Illinois Solar Services again. Read More
    Dan RichardsonHomeowner

About Us

Illinois Solar Services was created because we saw many out-of-state solar companies come in, take work from local businesses, perform less-than-stellar work, overpromise and underperform for innocent consumers, and leave without a care for the community. With rising energy costs, we decided to help the community with honesty, fair prices, and quality service.

We are a full-service Illinois team from start to finish and treat all customers as family.

Our mission is to help Illinois residents, business owners, and farmers convert their energy expenses into a controllable asset by switching to solar energy. The owners and operators of Illinois Solar Services are proud Illini who have lived in Central Illinois their entire lives. We take great pride in our work, our reputation, and making Illinois a better place to live. As such, we are committed to keeping everything local, from our team members to our solar panel supplier to using local IBEW electricians to install. We know the best business is referrals from the work we have done and the relationships we have built in the great state of Illinois.