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Alliant Energy agrees with Perry, Iowa on 1-MW solar project via Customer Hosted Renewables Program

Alliant Energy agrees with Perry, Iowa on 1-MW solar project via Customer Hosted Renewables Program

April 7, 2021 at 8:34 am 0 comments

Alliant Energy and the city of Perry, Iowa have reached an agreement to install a 1-megawatt solar facility on a 7-acre site on the western edge of the city. On April 5, a lease for the project was approved during the City Council Meeting. By hosting the solar facility, theRead More

Here’s Alliant Energy’s next six solar projects (414 MW)

Here’s Alliant Energy’s next six solar projects (414 MW)

March 31, 2021 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Alliant Energy announced plans to add another 414-MW of solar in Wisconsin. This rounds out the company’s previously announced plan to accelerate its transition to clean energy by adding more than 1,000 MW of solar while helping customers avoid more than $2 billion in long-term costs. Upon completion of theirRead More

Alliant Energy donates $90,000 in community solar blocks to Habitat for Humanity

Alliant Energy donates $90,000 in community solar blocks to Habitat for Humanity

January 20, 2021 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Alliant Energy is donating $90,000 in solar blocks from its Fond du Lac community solar project to Habitat for Humanity of Fond du Lac County. Alliant Energy launched its Fond du Lac community solar project in early December. The company expects to start construction on the project, located southeast of theRead More

Alliant Energy launches first community solar project in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Alliant Energy launches first community solar project in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

December 9, 2020 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

Alliant Energy is launching its first community solar project. The solar garden will be located near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, nestled along the south side of state Highway 151, just to the west of the intersection with Hickory Road. Alliant Energy expects to start construction on the 1-megawatt community solarRead More

Alliant Energy adds solar-battery combo in Iowa next to Marshalltown Generating Station

Alliant Energy adds solar-battery combo in Iowa next to Marshalltown Generating Station

October 26, 2020 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

More than 9,500 solar panels now generate clean energy at Alliant Energy’s new Marshalltown Solar Garden. This pilot project combines solar power and a battery to generate, store and deliver electricity to customers. The Marshalltown Solar Garden sits next to Alliant Energy’s Marshalltown Generating Station. Both energy sources are part of theRead More

Alliant Energy tries batteries over grid upgrades to boost solar energy in Iowa

Alliant Energy tries batteries over grid upgrades to boost solar energy in Iowa

July 13, 2020 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

The next frontier for solar energy is solutions that do not affect the performance and efficiency of the electric grid. An innovative battery-storage solution in Decorah, Iowa, jointly supported by Alliant Energy, US Department of Energy (DOE), and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), looks to seamlessly connect customer-owned solarRead More

Alliant Energy plans to add over half a gigawatt of solar in rural Wisconsin

Alliant Energy plans to add over half a gigawatt of solar in rural Wisconsin

May 26, 2020 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

Alliant Energy plans to acquire and build a whopping 675 MW of solar in mostly rural areas in six Wisconsin counties: Grant, Jefferson, Richland, Rock, Sheboygan and Wood. Once operational, the energy from the projects will be enough to power 175,000 homes per year – making Alliant Energy the largest owner-operatorRead More

Wisconsin park replaces old electrical line with solar + storage microgrid for half the cost

Wisconsin park replaces old electrical line with solar + storage microgrid for half the cost

April 28, 2020 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

An Alliant Energy solar generation and battery storage project will provide power to a park building and cabin when they reopen later this year just south of Sauk City, Wis. The new system replaces an overhead line that previously brought electricity to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) structures. “TheRead More

Midwest utility builds out center for solar research, education and collaboration

Midwest utility builds out center for solar research, education and collaboration

May 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Midwest utility Alliant Energy announced the opening of its Madison Solar Demonstration Project — an initiative that will study different types of technologies in a Midwest climate to provide the utility with valuable insights into the best-suited solar technologies for the region. In collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI),Read More

Iowa utility issues RFPs to boost solar generation by 50 percent

Iowa utility issues RFPs to boost solar generation by 50 percent

October 6, 2015 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

Alliant Energy is seeking to expand its renewable energy generation with solar power. Alliant Energy’s Iowa utility is issuing a request for proposals for new solar projects that could increase its system-wide solar generation by 50 percent. “We’re in a transition right now as we continue to move to aRead More