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Reminder, Iowa: New net metering cap rules to go in effect this April

Reminder, Iowa: New net metering cap rules to go in effect this April

March 16, 2017 at 6:30 am 1 comment

Net metering seems to be slowly losing its political favor. We turn to Iowa today where the state’s Utilities Board accepted a proposed rule change from Alliant Energy would place an arbitrary cap on net metering in order to curtail the number of residents able to make the move. WhyRead More

Iowa Utilities Board accepts proposal that will cap growing net metering program

Iowa Utilities Board accepts proposal that will cap growing net metering program

February 27, 2017 at 8:12 am 1 comment

The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) recently accepted a proposed rule change from Alliant Energy, one of Iowa’s two major electric utility providers. This new ruling will drastically change how net metering works in Alliant Energy’s service territory and will reduce the financial viability of new solar installations. The new rulesRead More

Iowa’s largest utility-scale solar project installed with Solar FlexRack’s G3 Fixed Tilt system

Iowa’s largest utility-scale solar project installed with Solar FlexRack’s G3 Fixed Tilt system

October 11, 2016 at 4:26 pm Comments are Disabled

The largest utility-scale solar power generation project in Iowa, a 2.3-MW plant (the largest of the series, which will include five systems and total 5.5 MW) was just installed using Solar FlexRack’s G3 Fixed Tilt system. When completed, the five solar electric plants will reduce over 5 million tons of carbon emissionsRead More

Iowa’s largest utility-scale solar project chooses Solectria inverters

Iowa’s largest utility-scale solar project chooses Solectria inverters

July 20, 2016 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, a leading commercial PV inverter manufacturer, announced at Intersolar North America that its transformerless three-phase inverters were chosen for Central Iowa Power Cooperative’s (CIPCO) utility-scale solar project that spans five sites across its service delivery territory. The five sites total 5.56 MW and are part ofRead More

VIDEO: Check out Iowa’s largest community solar project, built by SunLink and RER Energy Group

VIDEO: Check out Iowa’s largest community solar project, built by SunLink and RER Energy Group

March 10, 2016 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

More than 1,200 Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) customers have invested in a new 1.5-MW DC community solar project near Prairie Lakes Park in Cedar Falls, Iowa, now completed by SunLink Corp. and RER Energy Group. The project utilized SunLink’s GeoPro mounting system and was installed by the company’s PowerCare installationRead More