Fox River Christian Church

S46 W24130 Lawnsdale Rd
Waukesha, WI
Operational date
January 2010
30 kilowatt roof-mounted PV system
Total project cost
$85,745 from We Energies
$49,200 from Focus on Energy
Estimated savings achieved
$3,580 per year in electricity savings
Fox River Christian Church, a 2,000-member church in Waukesha, applied for a We Energies Non-Profit Renewable Energy grant in the fall of 2008 to display an active role in renewable resources and environmental stewardship in the field of ministry. Thinking ahead, church leadership saw a way to acquire an energy resource that over time will help pay for itself and reduce the facility budget.
Monthly reminders in the church program urge people to learn how the church is partnering with We Energies to make a difference. Each July, more than 500 children and their parents enter the building for vacation bible school, which includes science and technology as a natural break-out for teaching the values of solar energy.
Located on a busy intersection of Highway 164, Fox River Christian Church’s large solar array provides visibility to their community’s involvement in green energy on a medium scale, attainable by other organizations with commitment and vision.
Contact information
Fox River Christian Church
S46 W24130 Lawnsdale Road
Waukesha, WI 53189
Phone: 262-544-6000