How do I tie a PV system and a generator into a building supply if I am paralleling co-gen units and PV systems into a single building service?
-Barbara in non-resident
Jun. 1, 2016
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

Connecting a distributed generation system to the electric utility grid requires a design and installation [...]

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I am planning to install a distributed generation system at my home and need to know how it can be connected to the grid and the rate at which the utility company will purchase my excess power.
-Iowa
Jun. 30, 2015
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

All electric grid connected systems require the notification and interconnection agreement of the servicing electric [...]

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We operate a 42,000 sq. ft. beef processing facility. Are there programs available to economically assist us in switching from propane to a more renewable energy source?
-Phil in Iowa
Jun. 23, 2015
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

There are several financial incentives for the construction of a renewable energy project at both [...]

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Is there a database of ethanol production across Iowa facilities by year?
-Jonathan in non-resident
Mar. 25, 2015
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Norm Olson
Project Manager

Ethanol Production Facts: Iowa has 43 ethanol plants in operation, producing approximately 3.7 billion gallons [...]

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Would putting solar panels on a small porch roof make sense and be eligible for tax credits?
-Anne in Iowa
Dec. 8, 2014
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Bill Haman, P.E.
Program Manager

The viability and economics of any renewable energy project are very site specific.  The orientation [...]

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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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