Are fixed solar panels with reflectors better than solar panels on a tracking system?
-Bob in Iowa
Nov. 25, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The comparison of energy generation between solar modules having reflectors versus those mounted on a [...]

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How is electricity carried to other places and how far away could it be used?
-Non-resident
Oct. 28, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

Electricity is transmitted from power generation stations to local distribution networks through a series of [...]

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What are my options in central Iowa for selling/marketing switchgrass?
-Chris in Iowa
Aug. 28, 2014
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Norm Olson
Project Manager

Generally, a person’s options for selling/marketing switchgrass in Iowa are limited, with better probability in [...]

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Is there data available for wind turbine output?
-Ken in Iowa
Aug. 21, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

Data recorded for wind turbines is typically archived for at least one year by the [...]

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Is combining radiant flooring with a geothermal system a workable approach in new construction?
-Iowa
Jul. 30, 2014
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Xiaohui Zhou, Ph.D., P.E.
Program Manager

Yes, combining radiant flooring with geothermal is a workable approach. Radiant flooring is one way [...]

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Can the roof truss, sheathing and steel roofing for new construction be included in the tax credit with a roof PV installation?
-Iowa
May. 14, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

  The solar energy tax was established by The Energy Policy Act of 2005 under [...]

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