Solar Energy in the News

Solar Happenings in Iowa​

2020 Legislative Support Documents:

Joint Release on Passage of Solar Legislation

Check out the latest Iowa solar news:

10-29-20: Iowa's Largest Solar Power Plant Nearly Finished - Clean Technica 

10-22-20: Iowa's Newest Solar Garden Can Power 400 Homes - KCCI News Channel 8

10-21-20: New Study Looks at Developing Solar Energy Across Iowa City - The Daily Iowan

 

09-24-20: Solar Array Project is Underway at NIACC - KIOW News

09-28-20: Congressional Candidate Checks Out Solar Energy Company & Projects - Southeast Iowa Union

09-22-20: Solar Energy Studied For Union County - Creston News Advertiser

08-22-20: The Derecho Didn't Have to Knock Out Power For Days. Here's How We Can Improve The Grid -The Des Moines Register

08-22-20: Thanks County For New Solar Measure - Fort Dodge Messenger

08-05-20:  Supervisors OK Solar Panel Ordinances - Fort Dodge Messenger

07-24-20: Ames Solar Farm Breaks Ground - Ames Tribune

07-24-20: Silvis Police Station is Now Solar-Powered - Quad City Times

07-23-20: Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Tours New Solar Farm in Wapello - WQAD 8 News

07-21-20: State's Solar Tax Credit is Underfunded, Local Energy Experts Say, Decorah News

07-08-20: Rural Siouxland District Switches to Solar Energy - KCAU 9 News

07-06-20: Solar Power Education Available Through Grow Solar Warren County Initiative - KNIA/KRLS Radio

07-01-20: MMCRU, Dorr Farm Invest in Solar - Chronicle Times

06-24-20: Iowa’s New Solar Law Already At Risk At The Federal Level - Algona Reminder

06-17-20: Energy District Working to Make Solar Affordable - Bellevue Herald-Leader

06-10-20: Iowa Solar Industry Jeopardized by Federal Petition - Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network

06-02-20: Solar Energy Program Again Being Offered in Johnston County, West Branch, Cedar Rapids Gazette

06-01-20: How Solar Can Power an Economic Recovery in Iowa - Cedar Rapids Gazette

 

05-27-20: ISETA Release: Federal Overreach Jeopardizes Iowa Solar 

05-05-20: Letter to the Editor:Solar Tax Credit - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

03-23-20: Letter to the Editor: SF583 Signed into Law - Iowa Field Report

03-10-20: Iowa House Finds Compromise on Solar Energy - Marshalltown Times Republic

03-09-20: Illuminating Pact Shines Ray of Hope on Iowa's Solar Industry - Oskaloosa Herald

03-05-20: Rep. Forbes: Shining a Light on Solar Power in Iowa - The Des Moines Register

03-04-20: Solar Bill Heading to Governor Reynolds- Sioux City Journal

03-04-20: Iowa House and Senate Give Solar Bill Unanimous Support - Radio Iowa

 

03-04-20: How an Iowa Utility and Solar Advocates Found a Compromise on Net Metering - Energy News Network

 

02-21-20: Solar Energy Compromise Moves Forward in Iowa House, Iowa Public Radio

 

02-20-20: House Abandons Plan to Let Iowa Utilities Charge Solar Panel Fees - Radio Iowa

 

02-20-20: Utilities, Solar Advocates Reach Accord on Rate, Usage Legislation - Cedar Rapids Gazette

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