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What’s the Rebate for Solar?

The Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) began in 2006 after it was put into effect by congress. Since then, the U.S. solar industry has grown by more than 10,000%! In 2015, a multi-year extension was enacted allowing homeowners and businesses to receive tax rebates on solar energy construction. Under Section 25D, homeowners can receive a 30% tax credit. But here’s …

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Solarize: Cedar Rapids & Linn County solar buy group

Partnering with Midwest Renewable Energy Association and Linn County, the City of Cedar Rapids is participating in a solar group buy–the first in Iowa. Between June and September, join one of twenty Solar Power Hours held across the County to learn about solar and the program. For those that choose to install solar, the total amount of kilowatts are aggregated …

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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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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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