Iowa Solar Power Trends for 2016
Iowa Solar power trends are moving much more towards the forward moving ways of bigger states in the country. Iowa state officials are looking at more ways to reward individuals who are taking advantage of this new type of energy. There are talks of vouchers being awarded to those who install solar technology in their businesses or homes. These vouchers can be used during tax season to create more incentive for individuals who are using this type of solar technology. This 18 percent tax credit is something that many businesses and homeowners are becoming very excited about. There is however a cap on these tax credits at 5,000 for a homeowner and 20,000 for a business owner.
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association is doing its part to really bring forth more awareness of the great benefits that solar technology has to offer. There are more courses, seminars, and conventions that are being offered to individuals who are trying to learn more about the benefits of solar technology in Iowa.
Alliant Energy is a company that is really expanding the reach of solar energy to Iowa. Being the parent company to two public utilities companies the expansion of Alliant Energy’s solar division will only help to make the use of solar technology in Iowa easier as the years go on. With the public utilities and companies like Alliant Energy working hand in hand it will be easy to see how the cost of energy will continue to go down for those who are taking advantage of this new solar technology.