Stuff Etc Cedar Rapids

Project Summary

The future is looking bright for Stuff, Etc of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with plans to install a rooftop solar array designed to cover 100% of the business’s electrical needs.

Since 1985, Stuff Etc Quality Consignment Stores have been helping Iowans lessen their environmental impact by offering ways to recycle and upcycle household goods.
With multiple locations across the state, Stuff Etc provides consigners with a return on their merchandise while providing buyers with quality, low cost shopping experience.

The Cedar Rapids department store, a trove of quality upcycled furniture and home wares, will be equipped with high-performance solar technology that will bring a new level of sustainable innovation to the Cedar Rapids retail space.

Project Facts


Cedar Rapids, Iowa


227.46 kW


4-5 years

Rate of Return


Project Estimations

Annual Production

284,639 kWh

Annual Utility Savings


25 Year Utility Savings


Carbon Emission Reduction

4,623 metric tons of CO2

Their Words

“We’ve been wanting to go solar for many years. It was just a matter of watching the cost of the system, the rebate programs offered by the utilities, the state of Iowa, and the federal government; and finally finding the right provider.”

– Mary Sundblad, Owner, Stuff Etc

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*Estimated 25 year utility savings are above and beyond the installed system cost with incentives, and are based on current utility electrical rates and predicted future utility rates. Production data is based on NREL and PV Watts.

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