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November 30, 2023

Innovative solar policy could help more Iowans save money

By Todd Miller, Co-founder of 1 Source Solar Minnesota has over 30,000 subscribers sharing over 800 megawatts of capacity. On average, most community solar subscribers save 5% to 10% off traditional electricity costs. As solar technology has evolved and prices decrease, more Iowa homeowners, farmers and businesses have been able to harness the power of the sun to control their electric bill. However, some hurdles still exist for solar adoption across the state. As interim president of the Iowa Solar Energy Trade Association and president and co-founder of 1 Source Solar, I’ve witnessed policy challenges firsthand that make it hard […]
November 20, 2023

Shining a Light on Sustainability: Our Solar Journey with the City of Des Moines

Published by Angie Berhow As a company deeply rooted in the heart of Iowa, 1 Source Solar has always been committed to advancing renewable energy and supporting our local communities. Today, we are thrilled to share an exciting update about a project that embodies these commitments: the City of Des Moines’ 1 MW solar array installation. A Vision for a Sustainable Future The City of Des Moines has embarked on an ambitious journey to harness the power of the sun. The installation of a 1 MW solar array, which will supply clean energy to two crucial city buildings – an […]
October 9, 2023

Harnessing the Power of Solar Energy: A Bright Future for Iowa

By Angie Berhow, 1 Source Solar | October 9, 2023 Are you ready to take a giant leap towards a greener, more sustainable future for Iowa? The sun is shining, and the solar industry in our state is booming. Whether you’re a business owner, a farmer, or a homeowner, solar energy offers exciting opportunities that can benefit not only the environment but also your bottom line. In this blog post, we’ll explore the latest trends and benefits of solar energy for commercial, agricultural, and residential customers in Iowa. Commercial Customers: Illuminating Your Business’s Success In the competitive world of business, […]
December 14, 2022

Homemakers flips the switch on solar array

URBANDALE, Iowa — Homemakers Furniture, part of Top 100 Berkshire Hathaway’s furniture division, hosted a Flip the Switch event on May 19 to celebrate the activation of its new solar panel system.