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Iowa’s solar potential can spur the economy and create jobs

The past several years have been characterized by a surge of innovation and growth in the solar industry. Global PV installed capacity has increased by a factor of nearly seventy over the last decade, from 2.6 GW in 2004 to 177 GW in 2014. In the US, solar PV cells are a primary source of new electricity generating capacity. In …

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The Solar Experience: Learn More About Residential Solar

Join us for a free event to learn more about residential solar. The Solar Experience: An Introduction to Photovoltaics Learn from solar experts how to get and use solar panels for your home. Presented by: Alliant Energy, Moxie Solar, I-Renew, Prairiewoods Residential solar is on the rise, but you still may have questions about technology, contractors, rebates or working with …

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Residential Solar: Financing options and increasing your home’s value

Financing options for residential solar Once you’ve decided to go solar, the next step is figure out how to pay for it. Not many Americans can pay for the whole system out of pocket. Luckily, there are a variety of financing options. The simplest way to get capital to go solar is through a loan, which can save you anywhere …

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Debunking myths about residential solar

If you are interested in installing a residential solar system, a search on Google can be daunting. The information is vast and hard to sift through. The SunShot Initiative at the Department of Energy has put together this list of 5 common myths about residential solar.     SOLAR PANELS ARE TOO EXPENSIVE Studies show the cost of going solar …

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