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Solar Energy in the News

Solar Happenings in Iowa​

2017 News Clips

10-16-17: Iowa Solar Scoop: October 2017 (ISETA Newsletter)

10-9-17: News Release - ISETA launches new website and logo

10-9-17: "Iowa program to boost private solar installations exceeding expectations," Midwest Energy News

10-5-17: "Shear: Alliant proposals create barriers to solar growth," Dubuque Telegraph Herald

9-25-17: "Alliant's solar program is misleading," Cedar Rapids Gazette


9-22-17: "McKenna: Renewable energy works for Iowa," Quad City Times

9-19-17: "Failing solar firm threatens industry," Cedar Rapids Gazette


9-7-17: "Iowa clean energy jobs up 7% since '15," Des Moines Business Record


9-3-17: "Winnebago tribe plans to install 1000 solar panels at reservation," Omaha World Herald


8-28-17: "Is Beyond Solar program a bit shady?" Cedar Rapids Gazette


8-28-17: "Norwalk church to save thousands per year with solar panels," Iowa Public Radio

8-23-17: ISETA Statement on DOE Grid Study


8-22-17: "In solar trade dispute, will proposed tariffs cost industry jobs?" Iowa Public Radio


8-15-17: "Reynolds: The Red State with an Energy Blueprint," The Hill


8-15-17: "Advocates say Iowa utility's proposal could lead to fee for solar customers," Midwest Energy News

8-14-17: "Iowa utility offers high green pricing program without adding renewables," Midwest Energy News


8-9-17: "Cedar Rapids goes solar to power drinking water stations," Cedar Rapids Gazette


8-7-17: "Midwest solar companies face uncertainty over Suniva trade complaint," Midwest Energy News


8-2-17: "Norwalk church now gettings its power from above," Radio Iowa

7-28-17: "State legislators tour solar-powered farm near Merrill," Sioux City Journal

7-28-17: "The energy of the future," Le Mars Daily Sentinel


7-13-17: "School district looking into solar panels," Journal Express


7-10-17: "North Liberty company wants to put solar panels on Burlington city building," KCRG TV - Cedar Rapids


7-10-17: "Committee considering solar on Burlington city building," Des Moines Register


7-9-17: "Iowa's status as renewable energy leader: How we got here and what's next," Cedar Rapids Gazette


6-8-17: "Reynolds tours Cedar Falls Utilities solar garden," Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

6-8-17: "Solarize program offers solar energy savings to Linn County residents," Cedar Rapids Gazette

6-2-17: "Senator Chuck Grassley stands up for Iowa's energy economy," Des Moines Register


5-26-17: "New solar field unveiled in Marshalltown," Marshalltown Times


5-19-17: "Construction for largest solar array in Iowa underway in Dubuque,KWWL TV - Waterloo

5-1-17: "Iowa solar installers rush to get ahead of net metering changes," Midwest Energy News

4-20-17: "Iowa ranks high nationally in renewable energy," Cedar Rapids Gazette


4-19-17: "Solar provides another option for farmers," Iowa Farmer Today

4-5-17: "Latest Alliant DG pilot would diminish, not expand, solar in Iowa, advocates say," Midwest Energy News

3-24-17: "To Iowa: Let's go forward with solar, not backward," Des Moines Register 

3-10-17: "Ruling will strangle Iowa's solar industry," Cedar Rapids Gazette

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