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Good News for Solar in Iowa!

 Good News For Solar Energy in Iowa! The Iowa Supreme Court ruled July 11 that a solar installation atop a municipal services center in Dubuque does not violate Iowa law, a decision experts called potentially ground-breaking for the spread of rooftop solar power. “This is a great win for Iowa,” said Brad Klein, a senior attorney with the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) who represented a collective of renewable energy advocates from Iowa and across the country. Given the thoroughness of court’s decision, and the lack of any other high court rulings in this arena, Klein said he expects the Iowa court’s ruling […]

Wind, Solar Power Could Overpower Political Winds: Deloitte Study

With price parity within reach, green movement seems unstoppable; private sector, public opinion unwavering in rising support for clean energy options.  Demand for renewable energy by consumers and businesses – along with a long-term commitment to cleaner portfolios from utilities – seems to be fundamentally shifting energy attitudes and decisions, independent of federal stances, according to Deloitte’s annual “Resources 2017 Study – Energy Management: Sustainability & Progress.“

Why Residential Solar Is Having A Powerful Impact

For decades, home solar systems were a great idea that fell short of economic viability, an indulgence only a select few could afford. But today, the U.S. residential solar market is enjoying unprecedented growth. It saw a second straight quarter of record expansion in Q2 2015, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight report released in September by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The report highlights several significant residential solar milestones. Residential installations in the second quarter topped the first quarter by 6 percent and were 70 percent higher than the second quarter of 2014. California installations account for 49 percent […]

Solar Infographic: 50 States of Solar Investment Returns

A Solar Energy System Gives Your Money A Better Return Than The Stock Maket!

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Q-ENERGY Offers Quality American Made Solar Energy Systems!Q-ENERGY Solar energy Systems Now Available for Home and Business in IA, MN, and the Midwest $0 Down $0 Out-of-Pocket Expense! Eliminate Your Electric Bill Posted by Q-Energy on Friday, October 14, 2016

The Move to Granular Electric Pricing

EDITOR’S NOTE: Geoffrey Parker, co-author of “The Platform Revolution,” will keynote the Empowering Customers & Cities executive utility and energy conference in Chicago November 1-2. He prepared this executive summary of the energy revolution now underway in New York state at the request of The Energy Times. The utility of the future envisions a dramatic, sustained increase in the use of distributed energy resources by retail customers as well as by the distribution utilities serving those customers. That new framework will require changes in policies and regulations in three major categories – utility support for and procurement of DER, distribution utility cost […]

Consumer Reports: Now Is Time To Go Solar!

Originally published on Solar Love. Consumer Reports says, “There has probably never been a better time to switch to solar.” That’s because the cost of a residential solar system today is about the same as purchasing an economy car. Just as that car can help “pay for itself” because of lower operating costs, a residential system can also “pay for itself” by lowering utility bills over its useful life. Read More…

U.S. Solar Poised For ‘Unprecedented’ Residential Growth Spurt This Year

Growing 43% year-over-year, the U.S. saw 2,051 MW of solar photovoltaic power installed in the second quarter of this year – marking the 11th consecutive quarter in which more than 1 GW of PV was installed, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report. Unprecedented Growth in US residential solar energy growth is expanding… Read More…  
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Q-ENERGY & The Iowa Energy Center Supports Solar

IOWA ENERGY CENTER Q-ENERGY & “The Iowa Energy Center supports economic development, environmental sustainability, and social well-being in Iowa through energy innovation, education, and entrepreneurship. We provide Iowans with reliable, objective information on energy and efficiency options.” IOWA ENERGY CENTER  The Solar PV Energy Guide This resource provides tips for getting started with your decision to go solar such as…   They even provide a Solar Calculator to help you figure out your return on investment Solar Calculator There a lot of information on this website but to give you an idea of some of what they suggest when shopping […]
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