Commercial. Solar. Solutions.

It's what we do.

We Deliver Outcomes

that Make Money and Save the Planet. ™

We Are More than Builders

We are Development Partners

Trusted by private and public companies across Minnesota since 2010
Our Customers

Who We Serve

iDEAL Energies offers tailored commercial solar solutions for all public and closely-held corporations and businesses. 

Keep the Lights On

When school districts go solar, they can save on utility costs that can go directly back to classrooms and utilize the technology to enhance their STEM and vocational education.
We Pay For It. You Own It.
We Maintain It.
You Save Money Day One.
We Build. You Teach.

Solar Makes Good Business Sense

Energy can make up a significant portion of a business’s operating costs. Companies are installing solar at record rates because it reduces operation expenses, improves their bottom line, and allows them to focus resources on their core business strategies.
Benefits
Incentives
Savings

Show Your Dedication

On-site solar energy provides the perfect solution for cities, counties, and other local governments that want to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. These kinds of projects visibly demonstrate your dedication to climate action and can help meet your goals.
We Pay For It. You Own It.
We Maintain It.
You Save Money Day One.
We Find $$ For You.

Fund Your Mission

Solar can decrease the cost of operations for non-profits, leaving more funds to devote to your mission while protecting against future volatility in electricity rates.
We Pay For It. You Own It.
We Maintain It.
You Save Money Day One.
We Find $$ for You.
100%

Minnesotan

We are a Minnesota company, employing Minnesota workers on Minnesota projects.
35MW+

Megawatts

We install projects from 60 kWDC to 1.5 MWDC across the public and private sectors.
450+

Success Stories

We have applied our turnkey process to over 450 successful projects since 2010.
Everything You Need

Any Incentive. One Solar Program.

We help our customers navigate all incentive programs to minimize their out of pocket expense and maximize their solar production.
Vertically Integrated

All our services are highly refined and tuned up.


Delivered to you with our turn-key process


“iDEAL customized our financing to work with the unique constraints of our business. Clearly, one size does not fit all, and iDEAL has the resources and know-how to make things work.”
Doug Arndt
Owner, Lake Regions Storage
“The iDEAL Energies team was professional from start to finish, and the financial package provided by iDEAL was simply too good to pass up. We did not need to use our valued working capital.”
Ken Nash
Owner, Floor Source
“The iDEAL Energies team was professional from start to finish, and the financial package provided by iDEAL was simply too good to pass up. We did not need to use our valued working capital.”
Craig Schlichting, P.E.
Director of Community Assets & Development
City of New Brighton
“Working with iDEAL ENERGIES has been a positive experience all around. Besides being able to put solar panels on our roofs at no cost to save us money on our electricity bill, we're also getting great feedback from the community...”
Dan Roeser
Building Operations Director
White Bear Lake Area Schools
iDEAL Spark!

Solar News

Stay up to date with what is new in our industry, learn more about the upcoming products and events.
Solar for Schools: How Minnesota Schools Are Tapping Their Solar Potential
Solar for Schools in Minnesota - McGuire Middle School Lakeville | iDEAL Energies

Solar for Schools: How Minnesota Schools Are Tapping Their Solar Potential

Oct 24, 2022 5:15:00 PM 7 min read
FAQ: How Will Onsite Solar Impact My Roof?
FAQ: How Will Solar Impact My Roof? | iDEAL Energies

FAQ: How Will Onsite Solar Impact My Roof?

Oct 3, 2022 5:16:00 PM 5 min read
Solar Helps Cities Meet Sustainability Goals

Solar Helps Cities Meet Sustainability Goals

Jun 20, 2022 12:35:18 PM 2 min read
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