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Looking for a residential solar provider?

2020 is the perfect time to go solar! Illinois has approximately 11,000 state homes powered by solar, and counting. Over the next 5 years, Illinois is projected to rank 20th in state rankings for solar. Illinois has a goal to have 25% of its energy needs met by renewable energy sources by 2025.

Many residents of Illinois have gone solar by purchasing their systems outright, or by doing a power purchase agreement (or PPA). Knowing if solar ownership or a PPA with one of the many solar comapines in Illinois is the best option for your home can be difficult and confusing. Check out the information below about going solar in Illinois to see what’s best for you.


Federal Tax Credit: Yes

State Tax Credit: For each megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity your solar system produces, you will be granted one Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) that you can then sell in the market.


Blue Raven Solar

Energy Savings: guaranteed

System Ownership: you

Bonus: energy savings kit*
Smart Thermostat** and Home LED Light Package

**Smart Thermostat owners save an average of 23% annually on heating and cooling costs.

We want to make sure you receive the greatest solar savings off your utility bills while helping Illinois achieve maximum, positive environmental impact.

When you contact Blue Raven Solar we’ll show you how we’ve combined the benefits of solar lease, PPA, and purchase options to create the most powerful residential solar solution for you. Unlike other solar companies in Illinois we use BLUEPOWER and it’s revolutionizing the solar industry.


What you can expect when you contact Blue Raven Solar…


A qualified sales representative will answer any questions and get details about your home and existing energy consumption


Our designers will create a maximum efficiency plan for your roof


Our trained in-house technicians will install your solar panels


Our project coordinators will help you connect your system to the grid


You enjoy your savings and producing clean energy with your solar panels

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Blue Raven Solar, LLC

DG Certification: 17-0190

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Selecting the best solar company in Illinois to work with is important.


Here’s what we would like you to know about us:

You will save money

Our Illinois customers will save between $15,000 and $50,000+ over a 25-year period depending on the size of their system and their current home energy use.

We’ll send a solar professional to your home to review your utility bills. Our analysts will quickly evaluate your bills and your roof to determine if you are qualified for maximum solar savings. If not, we won’t waste your time.

You will get premium solar equipment

When going solar you want high-quality productions at a low price. Going solar with Blue Raven means you get maximum value.

You get worry-free solar ownership

We provide professional installation, and solar equipment warranties to ensure that you experience worry-free solar power system ownership.

You will get the fastest solar panel installation in Illinois

We have the fastest installation times of all solar companies in Illinois, driven by systems and smart people who know how to get the job done. Your solar project will NEVER “sit” in our pipeline.

We make going solar easy

You are committed to clean energy and protecting our environment with solar, so we are committed to making sure going solar is fast & easy.

We are local

Local teams, local office, and local partnerships mean fast panel installation & net metering times, so you can begin saving with solar quickly!

From the Chicago metropolitan area to cities like Elgin and even villages like Hanover Park, we are able to work with your city and county for quick solar permitting turnarounds. We will also make sure your home is prepped to pass required inspections and ready to quickly connect with local utilities.

We speed up installation

Depending on your city, it can take between 6-12 weeks to get panels installed on your roof, followed by about 3-5 weeks to get interconnected with your utility to enjoy the benefits of net metering. The longest step is getting approved permits from your city. Rest assured we work with your city or county to expedite the permitting process so you can enjoy the benefits of going solar as soon as possible.


Illinois Solar Facts

  • Illinois has the nation’s 10th best solar carve-out
  • A solar carve out is required solar power generation by the utility companies,
    which typically means better incentives from utilities for the consumer.
  • Solar Installed: 73.8 MW (5.2 MW in 2016)
  • National Ranking: 32nd (39th in 2016)
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 11,000 • Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 0.04%
  • Solar Jobs and Ranking: 3,718 (17th in 2016)
  • Solar Companies in State: 321 companies total; 62 Manufacturers, 111 Installers/Developers, 140 Others
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $216.75 million ($13.75 million in 2016)
  • Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years • Growth Projections and Ranking: 1,302 MW over next 5 years (ranks 20th)


The 25 Year Environmental Impact of Installing Solar Power on your Home







Gallons of
gasoline saved


Home electricity
user for 1 year


Trees growing
for 10 years


Tons of waste
sent to landfill



Black Panel

Average Upgrade Value $2000 – FREE

  • High performance 285-watt panels
  • Elegant black on black design
  • Performance warranty
  • Highest standards of quality and durability


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