ISETA (Iowa Solar/Small Wind Energy Trade Association) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence in safety, quality of workmanship and technical standards for the benefit of the solar photovoltaic, small wind and solar thermal industries and their clients in the state of Iowa through public policy, public relations, marketing and education.
 
 
 
Put Solar On It!
 

Link to Press Release

 

Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America�s Solar Revolution

 
 
Governor Branstad signed Senate File 2340
Governor Branstad signed Senate File 2340, a key tax incentive bill for solar energy that triples the size of Iowa's successful solar tax incentive program. The law supports continued growth of Iowa's solar market

Link to Additional Information

 
 
 
Iowa Solar Tax Credit
Awards as of 1-23-14 $ 685,684
 

Solar Energy System Tax Awards as of 2/27/2014

Total number and total cost of projects by year

Award Year

 

 

 

Award Year

Number of Projects by Year

Total Cost of Qualifying Projects Based on Federal Credit

Number Projects by Individuals Subject to Credit Cap

Number Projects by Businesses Subject to Credit Cap

2012

200

$5,786,793

55

8

2013

282

$12,955,807

75

28

2014

140

$5,648,560

37

8

Total (ALL)

622

$24,391,160

167

44

 
 
Source: Iowa Department of Revenue
 
http://www.iowa.gov/tax/business/solarcredits.html.
 

The solar tax credit is for both PV and thermal systems. 

  

 
 
 
New report, From The Iowa Environmental Council-Real Potential, Ready Today: Solar Energy in Iowa
In a new report,the Council explains how in addition to providing useful energy, solar PV offers many other benefits: job creation, consumer savings, cleaner air and water, innovation and technology investment, and improved stability in the electric grid. The report also highlights prominent examples of solar installations from around the state and explains common public policies used in Iowa and nationwide to support solar energy.

Link to the Iowa Environmental Council Solar page

Download the PDF of the report

 

 

 

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Joining ISETA will provide you with opportunities to interact with Iowa’s top energy professionals in installation, engineering, construction, utilities, community colleges, universities, and community and state organizations. Our website will connect you with potential clients, and our exclusive members area will keep you up to date on issues of
interest like grant opportunities, legislation, zoning issues and training opportunities.

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