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By: Robbie Gongwer, Senior Solar Consultant, Ideal Energy Energizing a family of six Juliet and Darryl Jarmosco went all in on clean energy with a net-zero solar installation on their home in Fairfield, Iowa. The Jarmosco’s solar array will generate 100% of the...read more
By: Deniz Comez, Lead Designer, Ideal Energy In March we published Changes Coming to Solar Net Metering: Inside the Technical Calculations to walk our readers through the math behind our assessment of the impact of the new net metering rules in Iowa. Since that post...read more
Failing solar firm Suniva threatens entire US solar industry Suniva, a bankrupt solar panel manufacturer, is using an obscure provision in federal law known as Section 201 of the International Trade Act to try to save its business–at the cost of up to 88,000 jobs in...read more
Sen. Joni Ernst visits Ideal Energy and tours the SVM Solar Field Discussing Iowa’s leadership role in solar energy Ideal Energy was honored to have Senator Joni Ernst stop in to our headquarters in Fairfield, Iowa, on Thursday, August 17th to learn about the growth...read more
How one small business gets ahead with solar Investment into solar reduces average $9,000 monthly utility bills to $13.48 Solar power has been a boon for Jenny Steffensmeier’s business and her employees. Last year Steffensmeier Welding & Manufacturing completed a...read more
Changes Coming to Solar Net Metering Inside the Technical Calculations Channing Congdon, Director of Design at Ideal Energy, dives into the calculations behind Alliant Energy’s new net metering cap, as per Alliant Energy’s public filings with the Iowa Utilities...read more